Veteran Programs

With trained professionals in admissions, academic advising, financial aid and veterans affairs, Southeastern Louisiana University is ready to assist you with the degree you're striving to achieve. We are honored to welcome new and returning veterans, military spouses, and children who have chosen Southeastern Louisiana University for their education and training needs. Our commitment is to reach out to all veterans and their family memberse to support their success, just as you and your family members have supported and served our nation.


First things first- Download our Veterans Guide to Education Benefits










The 3 most important things you need to know:

  1. The Office of Military & Veteran Success (OMVS) processes all military benefits at Southeastern Louisiana University. Please direct all questions regarding your military funding and benefits to our office by visiting, calling, or emailing us at . We look forward to meeting you!
  2. You must turn in a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility from the VA. If we do not have this form, we can not submit your enrollment hours or bill the VA for your courses.
  3. You must submit the Veterans Certification Request form to our office in the Student Union Annex every semester that you are enrolled in order for any of your military benefits to be applied to your account, regardless of which benefit you are using.


To view our VA approved programs, housing allowance rates, and annual re-approval details on the VA website, please click here: GI Bill® Comparison Tool- Southeastern Louisiana University






Southeastern Louisiana University has a tremendous impact on our local and campus veteran communities and is committed to serving veterans, their family members, and the greater Northshore community. In the Office of Military and Veteran Success (OMVS), we don't just process military benefits. We also offer the following:

  • Priority class registration for all student veterans and any dependent student who is registered with the OMVS and using benefits
  • Priority housing registration for all student veterans and any dependent student who is registered with the OMVS and using benefits (NEW! for Fall 2024)
  • Waived admissions application fee (must upload DD214 to admissions application)
  • Job placement assistance through NextOpVets and FourBlock
  • Annual Military Appreciation Football Game in November
  • Military Graduation Luncheon to honor graduating students each semester
  • Free entry into all Southeastern home baseball games on Sundays with Military ID
  • Free school supplies for students, courtesy of Combat Vets Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Chapter 6-8 
  • Part-time VA Work Study positions in the OMVS
  • Army ROTC program available to all students
  • Assistance with applying for third-party scholarships through Folds of Honor, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and AMVets
  • Computer lab and lounge for studying
  • CAC readers available at all office computers
  • Small library of personal development books available for check-out
  • Coffee, soda, and snacks available year-round
  • Special Veterans designation for Career Fair to signify veteran status with employers
  • Discounted community membership for veterans at the University Recreation Center 
  • Veterans healthcare benefits counseling through LAVetCorps and LDVA partnership
  • Army-style obstacle course with 10 obstacles. Located on the Rugby field on North Campus.