MnSCU Serves Veterans and Military Service Members


by Lisa Thompson

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system is committed to helping veterans or service members achieve their education and career goals. Launched in September 2010, www.veterans.mnscu.edu serves as an entry point to state colleges and universities services for veterans, current service members, and their families.

 

Online advisors are available to help connect you with the transfer specialist at the college or university that interests you. The site also includes information on:

 

  • planning for college
  • military transfer credits
  •  military education benefits
  • career and life planning
  • military-friendly policies
  • military students bill of rights
  • online learning opportunities
  • partner resources

 

Career & Life Planning

MnSCU also offers MyMilitary GPS LifePlan in partnership with the Minnesota Army National Guard, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Higher Education Veterans Programs, and MyMilitaryEducation.org. It has information to help you:

 

  • set career goals and plans
  • make education plans
  • learn how to finance those plans
  • build on your leadership skills
  • transition from military to college life

 

Helpful resources are listed in each section to help you make good career and education decisions.

 

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