Military Affiliated Students
Nontraditional and Military Student Services is here to aid military affiliated students in their transition to becoming BGSU students and to continue assisting throughout their college career. Our goal is to provide one place where you can find answers to all your questions about returning to college or attending college for the first time.
- VA Intent
Students collecting VA education benefits MUST complete this form every semester they wish to collect benefits they are entitled.
Qualifying military affiliated students may receive educational benefits such as VA, Ohio National Guard Scholarship and Tuition Assistance.
- Student Veterans of America
Multi-faceted student organization that provides professional development, social interaction, and educational & leadership opportunities.
BGSU respects the service and sacrifice of all veterans with memorials of the fallen and events recognizing community, student, and alumni service members.
- Full Court Flag
The BGSU full-court flag is a symbol of appreciation for military members at BGSU and beyond.
STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES
Class of 2019 Success Stories: Active-duty airman completes BGSU online bachelor program
Ian Aspen is an active-duty technical sergeant serving in the U.S. Air Force and just finished his degree at BGSU completely online.
Our goal at BGSU is not to be veteran friendly, but rather to be veteran ready. We pride ourselves in our ability to meet the unique challenges the veteran and active duty military faces. We have various programs that can assist you in making a successful service-to-student transition and our office is here to see you through to graduation and beyond! Don’t hesitate to reach out by phone, email, or stopping in and speaking with our veteran staff about the different resources and benefits available to you. You served our country, now let us serve you!
BGSU recognizes that dependent students have also made sacrifices for this country and your future matters every bit as much as the service member in your family. We recognize that service members don’t necessarily serve alone and we are here to help navigate the complicated world of dependent and survivor benefits and connect dependent students with the scholarships, benefits, and resources available. Don’t hesitate to reach out by phone, email, or stopping in and speaking with our veteran staff about the different resources and benefits available!