Veterans Resources

  • Student veterans help raise the American flag at St. Cloud State
  • Andrew Stoesz, student veteran
  • A student veteran speaks at a campus Veterans Day event
  • Student vets play foosball

Getting Started

St. Cloud State welcomes you and thanks you for your service to our country.

We value the qualities of maturity, dedication, persistence, responsibility and leadership you bring to our university. We'll facilitate your move from a tight-knit military community to a campus support system.

Admission Checklist


Apply online or download an application. To receive an application by mail, call (877) 654-SCSU or email


Request your official transcripts for previous college level coursework, including military training. Our registrar will evaluate it for transfer credit.

Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • Complete a FAFSA application for student financial aid. Financial aid is initially based off of your previous year’s earnings. If this doesn’t reflect your income at the time you will be taking classes, submit an appeal.
  • The Financial Aid Office is in Administrative Services 


Explore scholarship opportunities:

Military Benefits

You may eligible for multiple military benefits, including the Montgomery GI Bill, Minnesota GI Bill, federal tuition assistance and state tuition reimbursement.

Contact the veterans coordinator in the Veterans Resource Center, 101 Administrative Services, or email

Placement Testing

You may be required to take Accuplacer placement tests. Specific majors may require you to take tests.
For more information, call (320) 308-5697 or email

Placement tests are offered during Huskies Advising and Registration Days. During your advising day you will consult an advisor and gather details about the registration process and campus services.

Support Services

Visit our Student Services web page, which has annotated links to 30 support offices, including: