How can I find a college that fits my situation?

After your time in the military, you may want to find a career path that fits with the kinds of things you did while serving, or you may want to explore your options and find something new. Either way, your experience can help you. Your service shows dedication and work ethic that stands out on a resume. Plus, you have the foundation of skills employers look for.

Continuing your education

All colleges and universities in Indiana welcome active, reserve and veteran members of all military organizations to start, continue or complete educational opportunities. Each college can help with:


   Transfer of both college and military education credits

   Applying for veterans/military benefits


   Student assistance

   Certification requirements to maintain benefits

   Financial aid assistance

View a map of Indiana colleges here with links to their websites for more information.

Click here to download a student checklist for veterans and service members enrolling in college.

Exploring your career options

Visit our Career page to take a personality quiz and explore types of careers and their degree requirements. You’ll also find resume and interview tips for when you find the perfect job.

Veterans support services

Many colleges have veterans service departments to assist students with a military background. Below is a list of military service departments at Indiana’s state universities.

Universities Links
Ball State UniversityFinancial Aid and Scholarships for Veterans
Indiana State UniversityVeterans Services
Indiana University BloomingtonVeterans Support Services
Indiana University EastMilitary @ IU East
Indiana University KokomoFinancial Aid and Scholarships for Veterans
Indiana University NorthwestVeterans Affairs Services
Indiana University Purdue University Ft. WayneMilitary Student Services
Indiana University Purdue University IndianapolisOffice for Veterans and Military Personnel
Indiana University South BendOffice of Veteran Student Services
Indiana University SoutheastVeteran Services
Ivy Tech Community CollegeVeteran Services
Purdue University NorthwestVeteran Services
Purdue University West LafayetteVeteran Success Center
University of Southern IndianaVeteran, Military and Family Resource Center
Vincennes UniversityVeterans Support Services
WGU IndianaFinancial Aid and Scholarships for Veterans