Indiana State University is an approved veterans benefits institution—and is prepared to offer students the support needed
to use the educational benefits they have earned.
- Applying for benefits: For information and assistance with applying for federal and state veterans educational
benefits programs, visit benefits programs.
- Certifying enrollment: In order to receive veterans educational benefits, students must certify enrollment with the
University and with Veterans Affairs (if required) on a regular basis. For instructions, visit enrollment certification.
- Reporting a change in major/program: Failure to report a change in major/program or to certify enrollment may result in delay or loss of payment of educational
- Montgomery GI Bill®, Post-9/11 GI Bill®, Montgomery GI Bill®—Selected Reserve, REAP, and Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program students who change majors/programs must contact the Office of
Registration and Records at (812) 237-2020.
- Transferring to another college or university
- Montgomery GI Bill®, Post-9/11 GI Bill®, Montgomery GI Bill®—Selected Reserve, and REAP students who are transferring to another college or university must complete and submit
VA Form 22-1995
to Veterans Affairs and the Office of Registration and Records at Indiana State University.
- Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program students who are transferring to another college or university must complete and submit VA 22-5495
to Veterans Affairs.
Note: GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at
Residency for Tuition Purposes for Military Personnel
- Active Duty Military: Serving in the United States Armed Forces as defined by Indiana code (i.e., the United States Air Force, Army,
Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, or the Guard/Reserves). Active military personnel and their spouses or dependents, who are serving in any
state or abroad, are considered Indiana residents for tuition payment purposes. Active duty students must complete application for
Classification as a Resident Student, along with appropriate support documentation no later than ten days prior to the first day of
scheduled classes for the semester for which residence is sought.
- Veterans: Veterans who have been honorably discharged or medically separated from service (with at least one year of service) and
their spouses and dependents may be considered an Indiana resident for tuition payment purposes when domiciled in Indiana. Veteran dependents
also are eligible if the veteran was killed (KIA), declared missing in action (MIA) or a prisoner of war (POW). Eligibility should be
documented by form DD-214. Veterans must complete the application for Classification as a Resident Student, along with all appropriate support
documentation no later than ten days prior to the first day of scheduled classes for the semester for which residence is sought.
Note: Veterans who received any discharge other than honorable or who served less than one year or were unable to domicile in Indiana would not
qualify themselves or their families for resident classification.
- How To Apply for Classification as a Resident Student: Please read the application procedures prior to submitting the application
to the Office of Registration and Records (ISU-ORR@mail.indstate.edu).
1. Residency application (pdf)
2. Application procedures for residency (pdf)
The University's Student Counseling Center provides free counseling services to all registered
students at Indiana State University. For details or to schedule an appointment, visit ISU's
Student Counseling Center.
In addition, a therapist from the Veterans Administration is available at selected times on the
ISU campus. Services are free and open to current ISU students who meet eligibility requirements.
For details and contact information to schedule an appointment, visit ISU's Student Counseling Center.
ISU students called to active duty should read this military activation policy
for important information.
Student Veterans Association
For information (and to join) the University's student veterans association, contact
the University's veterans services coordinator
Veterans Resource Center
The Veterans Resource Center,
located on the ISU campus, offers student veterans a central location for benefits information as well
as a place for camaraderie and relaxation between classes.
Veterans Services Coordinator
The University's veterans services coordinator offers free assistance with veterans educational
benefits programs as well as all of the University processes needed to start and successfully complete
an ISU degree or programs.
Contact the veterans services coordinator to sign up for free e-mail updates and information on services
and resources designed to help students succeed at Indiana State University.
Veterans Services Coordinator
Indiana State University
Erickson Hall 129
Terre Haute, Indiana
Last updated: 3 June 2016
The Catalog of Indiana State University is
the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the Catalog supersede information
issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to
change the requirements at any time. The right to correct errors is also reserved.