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Welcome to Metropolitan State University of Denver!

Veteran and Military Student Services is appreciative of your service to our country and is happy to assist you with your transition and continuous stay at MSU Denver.

MSU Denver has consistently been recognized as being Best for Vets by Military Times and Military Friendly by VIQTORY Media.


What we do:

  • Assist with the student veteran transition from military to student life
  • Provide information and assistance from the enrollment process through graduation
  • Help students maximize the use of education benefits
  • Remove barriers to retention for veteran and military students
  • Work to Inform the campus community about ways to support veteran/military students
  • Overall advocacy for veteran and military students
  • Referral to campus and community resources

Veteran & Military New Student Checklist

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Education Benefits Information

VA Education Benefits

VA education benefits help Veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling. Learn how to apply for and manage the education and training benefits you’ve earned. Learn more and apply at the VA Education Website.

Utilizing Education Benefits at MSU Denver

MSU Denver accepts the use of VA Benefits, Yellow Ribbon Program and Military Tuition Assistance. Please visit our Education Benefits website for more information about using your earned benefits. Our experienced staff is ready to answer your questions, email [email protected] or call 303-615-0044 for assistance.

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Certification Request

Submit your Certification Request after you've registered for classes in order for your credits to be reported to the VA for benefit payments.

Certification Request
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Financial Aid Advance Form

For Post 9/11, STEM and VR&E Recipients complete the appropriate form to request advance refund of Federal Financial Aid so you do not have to wait for VA to pay your tuition and fees.

Financial Aid Advance Forms

GI Bill®

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