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If you are a veteran of military service, your next step may be college.


Veteran - Melissa Hermann

Earn Credit for Your Experience

As a Veteran, you bring real-life experience to your education and it's important to make it count as you move forward with your career.

In your working career you may have gained college-level knowledge and skill that could translate into credits toward your educational program. By requesting a Credit for Prior Learning Assessment, you can demonstrate necessary knowledge and skills to obtain credits.

You can also transfer credits for previous course work from other colleges, technical schools, or universities into your Nicolet program. Stop in or call the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493 for more information.

Read how student Veteran Olympia Rios earned credit for her experience as an Army Medic.

Connect with Student Veterans

Join the Student Veterans Club to make connections. Throughout the year, the Student Veterans Club hosts events such as Dining with Veterans, veteran discussion panels, and guest speakers to educate and bring together student Veterans and the community. Contact the Student Engagement Coach at 715-365-4566 for more information.

Learn More About Your Benefits

You may be eligible for veterans educational benefits, tutoring, and counseling through the U.S. Veterans Administration, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, and Nicolet College. Disabled veterans are eligible for additional benefits.

For Wisconsin Veterans, the Wisconsin GI Bill® will pay 100% of the Nicolet tuition. Other programs available for qualifying veterans include the Montgomery GI Bill®, National Guard benefits, and the Post 9/11 GI Bill®.

Children and spouses of veterans who died, became totally disabled, M.I.A., or captured as a result of military service may also be eligible for educational assistance.

Veterans who have earned eligibility for benefits through active military service, selective reserve or National Guard, may be certified to receive them through the Financial Aid Office or County Veterans Service Office. State and federal benefits include: Montgomery G.I. Bill®, Dependents, Selective Reserve, National Guard, Disabled Veterans and State of Wisconsin Part-Time Study. Most Nicolet programs are approved for benefits from state or federal programs.

For specific questions and to determine eligibility of your benefits, visit your County Veterans Services Office.

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