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military veteran students

you’ve been there for us. now olivet college is here for you.

olivet college is a nationally recognized 2020-21 military friendly® top 10 school and holds gold level distinction with the michigan veterans affairs agency. we’re proud to support our veterans — and proud of our students. 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 olivet college. 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.

olivet college 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.

olivet college veterans advocate group

the mission of the olivet college 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 olivet college administration.

step 1: apply

click the button below to fill out an application.

the application will take approximately 15 mintues to complete.

free to apply!

step 2: request transcripts

click the buttons below to submit your respective transcripts.

for any questions or concerns, please contact leslie c. sullivan.

step 3: schedule a visit

click the button below to schedule a visit and plan a campus tour!

just select a date that works for you, and you will recieve an individualized visit, catered specifically to you and your needs.

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.

chad hall ‘17

army veteran, olivet college alumnus

contact us

va certifying official
leslie c. sullivan, registrar

oc veterans advocates
ashley swisher, president