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Resources for Miami Student Veterans


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Campus Resources

MUH Student Veterans Association

Miami Veterans Legacy Scholarship:
Available for undergraduate tuition expenses for U.S. Military Veterans and lineal descendants of Miami Alumni (parents or grandparents) who have served honorably in the U.S. Military. Students are eligible during their initial enrollment period at any of the Miami Regional facilities at an enrollment level of 6 credit hours or more per semester. Find additional information about regional campus scholarships and financial aid here:

Benefits Information:
The Student Financial Aid Office (in Oxford) has links to applications and provides relevant enrollment, payment, and general benefit information for you and your family.

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VA Links

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Mental Health

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Military Transcripts

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VA Education Programs

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SOC Education Opportunities

About the SOC

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) was created in 1972 to provide educational opportunities to servicemembers who, because they frequently moved from place to place, had trouble completing college degrees. SOC functions in cooperation with 15 higher education associations, the Department of Defense, and Active and Reserve Components of the Military Services to expand and improve voluntary postsecondary education opportunities for servicemembers worldwide. SOC is funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) through a contract with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). The contract is managed for DoD by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES).

Miami is one of 1900 schools who have committed to the SOC criteria of:

  • Reasonable Transfer of Credit: avoid excessive loss of previously earned credit and avoid course work duplication
  • Reduced Academic Residency: limited to no more than 25% of degree requirements with no final year or semester in residence (may require 30% for undergraduate degrees offered 100% online)
  • Credit for Military Training and Experience: recognize and use ACE Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services in evaluating and awarding academic credit for military training and experience
  • Credit for Nationally-Recognized Testing Programs: award credit for at least one nationally-recognized testing program such as College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), DSST Examinations, Excelsior College Examinations (ECE)

Go to the SOC Website to learn more.

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