Veteran Affairs

veterans

FVSU Veteran Affairs
A resource for student veterans, service members, and their families.

The Office of Veterans Affairs, a unit within the Office of the Registrar, is located in the C.V. Troup Administration Building, suite 102, and helps eligible student veterans, reservists and dependents obtain educational benefits in compliance with the procedures and regulations of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Quick Access

Other Links

Apply for GI Bill benefits: http://www.va.gov

JST Transcripts: https://jst.doded.mil/smart/signIn.do

GoArmyEd (Tuition Assistance): https://www.goarmyed.com

The Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.goarmyed.com

Student Veteran Organization

Contact:

FVSU VA Certifying Official: 
Ralph E. Stith Jr.
478-822-1020
va@fvsu.edu

FVSU Veterans/Military Lounge:
Suite 102 C.V. Troup Administration Building
Fort Valley, GA 31030

VERY IMPORTANT DATES

Fall enrollment deadlines:

  • October 1: You can begin applying for aid using the FAFSA.
  • March 1: New and returning FVSU students who have completed their FAFSA by this date will receive processing priority.
  • April 30: Deadline for completing your FAFSA if you are enrolling in the fall semester.
  • June 1: Deadline for completing Verification for the fall semester.

Spring enrollment deadlines:

  • November 1: Deadline for FAFSA Completion if you are enrolling in the spring semester.
  • November 30: Deadline for completing Verification for the spring semester.

AVAILABLE AID

Veterans Educational Benefits– The federal government provides monetary assistance to veteran students if they have a record of serving active duty for more than 180 days. Veterans are not limited to a specific field of study; it is unrestricted. The amount of monthly assistance provided depends on the veteran’s marital status (married or single) and enrollment status (full-time or part-time). Certification for benefits is completed by the Financial Aid Office. These benefits are administered by the Veterans Administration.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

It is the policy of Fort Valley State University to provide affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin or disability or veteran status.
Fort Valley State University does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to any opportunity for which the employee is qualified. For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, employees and applicants should contact the Equal Opportunity (EOO) Office, C.V. Troup Building Suite 141.
Every member of the Fort Valley State University community is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations. All members of the faculty, staff, and student body are expected to ensure that Fort Valley State University is committed to a policy that ensures the fulfillment of equal opportunity without unlawful discrimination for all applicants for employment, employees, and students. This policy is administered without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, or disability. The university complies with the requirements of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, Executive Order 11246, as amended, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II), as amended, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 and the Georgia Fair Employment Act of 1978, as amended. Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and their implementing and supplemental regulations, save for any Eleventh Amendment legislative and/or judicial interpretations to the contrary.
Faculty, staff and students who feel that any of their rights under these regulations have been violated are entitled to request a review of the matter.  Any complaints dealing with any type of discrimination should be addressed to the University’s Equal Opportunity Officer (EOO).
terrellp@fvsu.edu
478-825-4284
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