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Military Admissions

Different Types of Military Students

​Admissions Steps

New Military Students

For new students, Post University will be with you every step of the way as you prepare for classes, here are some of the steps you can expect:

  1. Connect with your supporting Education Office/ESO/ESS
  2. Connect with Military Admissions Counselor (AC)
  3. Complete Professional College Advisory Session (PCAS)
  4. Fill Out Application
  5. Create a Degree Plan
  6. Send in Documents (Eligibility Documents and Proof of Graduation (POG), if applicable)*
  7. Secure Your Military Educational Funding**
  8. Register for Courses
  9. Complete Orientation
  10. Begin Classes!

*This includes Dependents, Spouses and Veterans who no longer have a JST or ERB

**Student secures desired type(s) of funding with Admissions Counselor/ Military Financial Aid Advisor/Military Benefit Specialist – Steps may vary based on type of funding and branch

Readmit Students

For students who have not taken a class with Post University in the last year but have previously completed at least one class at Post, it’s easy to get back on track:

  1. Connect with Military Admissions Counselor (AC)
  2. Complete a New Application
  3. Update Degree Plan
  4. Register for Courses
  5. Begin Classes!


Admissions Requirements

Post University works hard to keep the application process as easy as possible for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Get to know everything we have to offer and discover what works best for you:

General Online Admissions Requirements
General Main Campus Admissions Requirements

On Campus Admissions Requirements

Post Eagle (Military) Program Additional Admissions Requirements

Post University military benefits extend to active, reservists, and veterans of the Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserves, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy and their eligible family members as well as civilian employees of the Department of Defense. Online and on campus requirements are as follows:

  • Active-duty service members must provide a Joint Service Transcript (JST), Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), active duty orders, or a current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES).
  • Honorably discharged veterans must provide DD214 including honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. Students providing Certificate of Eligibility (COE) can use this in lieu of a DD214.
  • Eligible dependents of active and honorably discharged services members 24 years of age and under who are not married or have children must provide qualifying service members JST, CCAF, active duty orders, LES or DD214 and a copy of their birth certificate to prove relationship.
  • Eligible spouses of active and honorably discharged service members who are currently married must provide qualifying service members JST, CCAF, active duty orders, LES or DD214 and marriage certificate.
  • Department of Defense civilians must provide employment verification or a current paystub.
Readmissions Policy

Please visit the following page for the complete Post University Readmission Policy 

Military Transcripts /Transfer Credits

Post University evaluates all military transcripts for military experience and can award credit based on military career experience and rank of the service member. We follow the recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE) in the transfer of credit for military training and experience. Military transcripts include the following:

  • Joint Service Transcript (JST)
  • Community College of The Air Force (CCAF)
  • American Council of Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS)

Additionally, Post University will review Personal Training Records for military credit, examples include:

  • Enlisted Record Brief (ERB)
  • Officer Record Brief (ORB)
  • DA 1059 forms

For civilian colleges, we follow Post’s general transfer credit policy and Prior Learning Assessment:

For our military students, a maximum of 90 transfer credits for a baccalaureate degree, 45 transfer credits for an associate degree, or 9 transfer credits for a graduate degree, may be applied based on a review of a military student’s Joint Service Transcript (JST).


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know about earning a college degree online.

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Military Programs
Post University, P.O. Box 2540. 800 Country Club Road, Waterbury, CT 06723-2540
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Phone: 800.345.2562
Fax: 203.841.1164