Does USC accept GI Bill benefits? If so, which ones? Yes, USC does accept GI Bill benefits. Please visit Covered Programs for more information about which GI Bill programs USC accepts.
Yes. USC awards program funds on a first-come, first-served basis, according to the transaction date printed by the VA on the veteran's Certificate of Eligibility. Please e-mail the Veterans Certifying Office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
USC offers the Transfer Success Program and Veteran Student Program through the Office of Campus Activities, which strives to facilitate a smooth transition to USC that results in a strong connection to the Trojan Family. Visit their website for more information.
Yes. For more information, please visit the Immediate Call to Active Duty web page.
Currently, USC does not offer priority admission to veteran applicants.
Currently, USC does not offer priority registration to veteran students. Most students are still able to register for required courses and graduate on time, however.
Academic credit will be awarded for coursework taken at one of the regionally accredited US military academies upon receipt of official transcripts. The university will also evaluate coursework and experience completed through the armed services and may award credit for such courses if they meet the following criteria:
- Students must provide official Joint Services (JST) or Coast Guard Institute (CGI) transcripts to Degree Progress.
- Coursework must be evaluated by ACE as upper division credit.
USC will not grant credit for the following:
- DD-214 or DD-295.
- Coursework not offered in an area of study taught at USC.
- Coursework and/or experience not evaluated by ACE.
- Coursework from the Community College of the Air Force.
- DSST and CLEP exam scores.
- Other Learning Experiences (OLE’s).