Military Veteran Students

You've been there for us. Now, The University of Olivet is here for you.

Supporting our Veterans

The University of Olivet is a nationally recognized 2021-22 Military Friendly® Top 10 School and holds Gold Level distinction with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.  We recognize and honor the sacrifices that U.S. service members make in the defense of our nation and seek to serve them with individualized, personalized attention as they work to achieve their next goals in life by earning a college degree.



The Post-9/11 GI Bill® offers unparalleled opportunities to achieve your goals for a higher education at The University of Olivet. In addition, some of your military training credits may apply toward your degree, saving you both time and money. Just submit your Joint Services Transcript (JST) for evaluation.

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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

The University of Olivet Veterans Advocate Group

The mission of the The University of Olivet Veterans Advocate Group is to advocate, promote and support the concerns and issues of students who are active duty military, veterans and dependents. It serves as a voice for military and veteran students in student councils, government and to the The University of Olivet administration.

Submitting Transcripts

The Office of Admission will need any relevant transcripts.

The University of Olivet Veterans' Advocate Scholarship

Equal to 50% of tuition, this scholarship is available to veterans and active members of the National Guard or any recognized branch of the U.S. military or a reservist who qualifies for VA education benefits and/or military education assistance. Spouses and legal dependents who are eligible for VA benefits may also apply.

Military Dependents

At The University of Olivet we are committed to helping military dependents through every step of the admissions process, as well as supporting you during your time on campus.

  1. Learn more about Survivor and Dependent Educational Assistance. 
  2. Apply for Dependent Educational Benefits.

Chad Hall '17

When I left the Army, it was a huge transition. My service was done, but I still had a lot of work ahead of me. Olivet made the transition from military to the professional working environment much easier. The amount of mentoring I received was exactly what I was looking for.

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