New Military/Veteran Student Guide

Complete and submit Transfer Admissions application
If you have not already been accepted to BSU click here to apply. JST/CCAF credits will be counted as transfer credits. (Valor Act Academic Credit Evaluation Policy) 508.531.1237 / admission@bridgew.edu

Request transcripts from any previously attended colleges be mailed/emailed to:

Office of Admissions
Bridgewater State University
45 Plymouth Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Request Military transcript:
Army/Navy/Marines/Coast Guard - (Electronically Submitted)
Community College of the Air Force - (School address below)
Office of Admissions
Bridgewater State University
45 Plymouth Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Click here to submit initial application for GI Bill Benefits to the VA online
Click New User and complete application process to receive Certificate of Eligibility (COE). If done correctly, the final page will contain a confirmation number for your COE. Print this page for your records. (Optional) Click here to Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (School Code: 002183)

Fill out Military Education Benefits Online Form (Formerly known as “Blue Form”):
You will need to complete this form for each semester that you register for classes using your benefits. Massachusetts State Veterans Tuition Waiver Current National Guard Members apply for Tuition and Fee Waiver here

Meet with Military & Veteran Student Services Counselor:
Military & Veteran Student Services is located in Tillinghast Hall, Room 010, 508.531.2181 /Veteran@bridgew.edu

Be sure to bring:
DD214 (Member copy 4)
VA GI Bill Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or Confirmation page from initial online application