Admissions

Office of Military and Adult Education

The Office of Military and Adult Education welcomes you to Albany State University! We are here to serve non-traditional and military-affiliated students who have chosen to be a part of the Ram family. From application to graduation, the Office of Military and Adult Education promotes college completion for adult learners and military students by providing student support services that enhance and compliment the academic experience. Through multiple avenues, the Office of Military and Adult Education strives to provide a supportive and educational environment that fosters student success and achievement of higher education goals.

The Office of Military and Adult Education provides

  • individually-tailored resources and referrals for adult learners and military students, to include active-duty, reservists, veterans, and family members.
  • educational benefits counseling, to include Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits as well as Tuition Assistance (TA) guidance.
  • assistance navigating financial opportunities, to include federal aid programs and other scholarships specific to adult and military populations.
  • veteran students with employment opportunities, as supported by the VA Work Study Program.
  • student involvement and leadership opportunities, as well as community service opportunities, though the advisement of the Military Student Organization.
  • outreach efforts to increase awareness and utilization of the office.
  • education to the larger Albany State University community on the experience of our military and adult students, as well as resources to support these populations.
  • adult learners and military students an opportunity to attain college credit for learning that may have occurred outside of a college classroom., through the facilitation of a range of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) options.
  • a response to student, faculty, staff and public issues in a timely and professional manner.
Office of Military and Adult Education
Office of Military and Adult Education
Student Center (Building “C”) West Campus
2400 Gillionville Road
Albany, GA 31707
Telephone: (229) 317-6000
Fax: (229) 317-6647
E-mail Address: admissions@asurams.edu

Office of Military and Adult Education Staff

NameTitlePhoneEmail
Stefane RaulersonDirector of Military and Adult Education229-317-6538stefane.raulerson@asurams.edu
Santee ArcherVeterans Student Success Center Director229-317-6775santee.archer@asurams.edu
Chris SimmonsVeterans Student Success Center Coordinator229-317-6869 christophan.simmons@asurams.edu
Claven WilliamsMilitary Liaison/School Certifying Official229-317-6334claven.williams@asurams.edu

Adult Learners

The Office of Military and Adult Education works as a liaison for adult learners, who understand the importance of earning a college degree while managing many other aspects of life. If you are returning to Albany State University, transferring from another institution, or new to higher education, we have degree programs to suit your needs and to help you achieve your academic goals. Not sure what to do or where to start? No worries. The Office of Military and Adult Education can help you through the process and answer any questions you may have. You can realize your potential at ASU and we are here to support your doing so.

 

Applying for/Using VA Educational Benefits

If you have not applied to use VA educational benefits, you may do so at the GI Bill Website. Answer the questions at the link and ensure you are completing the proper form with the guide below.

NameForm
Post 9/11 Veteran/Chapter 33VA Form 22-1990
Post 9/11 Dependent/Chapter 33VA Form 22-1990e
Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill/Chapter 30VA Form 22-1990
Select Reserve Montgomery GI Bill/Chapter 1606VA Form 22-1990
Survivors and Dependent Assistance (DEA)/Chapter 35VA Form 22-5490
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry ScholarshipVA Form 22-5490

If you have used educational benefits at another institution, go to the GI Bill Website to update your current educational benefits by completing VA Form 22-1995 if you are a veteran or reservist and VA Form 22-5495 if you are a dependent. After processing by the VA is complete, you will receive a certificate of eligibility that should be provided to the Office of Military and Adult Education.

In addition to VA educational benefits, Albany State University is an approved institution for MyCAA and active duty and reservist tuition assistance.

About the Veteran Student Success Center at ASU

The Veterans Student Success Center (VSSC) provides assistance and resource referral services to Veterans. It furnishes educational resources in an effort to further academic success, leading to a degree, certification or licensure and employment in a high-demand, high-wage career field. Coupled with professional respect, responsibility, and accountability, the VSSC is the principal advocate at Albany State University for veterans, ensuring their unique needs and challenges are met.

Specific services include:

  • Outreach and recruitment of veteran students
  • Tutoring and academic skill-building instruction assistance, as needed
  • Assistance with special admissions and transfer of credit from previous postsecondary education or experience
  • Assistance in obtaining student financial aid
  • Coordination of academic advising
  • Admissions counseling with military bases and national guard units in the area.

 

Helpful Resources for Veterans

Joint Service Transcript

US Department of Veterans Affairs Education and Training

eBenefits

Benefits for Georgia Veterans

Team Georgia Careers

USAJOBS

Veterans Crisis Line

Veterans Health Administration

DAV: Disabled American Veterans

Wounded Warrior Project

 

 

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