Veteran Resources

Veteran/Military Student:

UW-Superior strives to make your transition from veteran/military service to student as easy as possible so you can focus on your education. Our faculty and staff understand this can be a difficult process, so we try to accommodate each student on an individual basis. We offer opportunities both on-campus and online.

Step 1: Enroll at UW-Superior

  • Apply for Admissions at UW-Superior ( $100 enrollment deposit required once admitted – for on - campus students ONLY)
  • Request ALL previous University/College/Community College and technical school transcripts (High school  transcript not required if Associate degree obtained)

    Mail to: Admissions Office
    UW -Superior
    PO BOX 2000
    Belknap & Catlin Ave.,
    Superior, WI 54880
  • Request official military transcripts If U.S. Army, Marine Corps, or Navy, apply online at Joint Services Transcript (JST) . If U.S. Air Force apply on line at Air University If U.S. Coast Guard apply online at USCG
  • Review the UW-Superior Course Catalog requirements for UW-Superior’s academic degree programs. Explore options for credit for prior military/academic experience online at Credit for Prior Learning
  • Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every academic year (UWS code is 003925)

Obtain copies of your DD-214 through the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)

Marines discharged after 1999, must send a letter to the following address:

Headquarters US Marine Corps
Manpower Management Support Branch (MMSB-10)
2008 Elliot Road, Suite 205
Quantico, VA 22134-5030
Tele: 1-800-268-3710

Step 2: Apply for Veteran/Military Benefits

Step 3: Welcome to UW-Superior

  • Apply for Child Care Subsidies – to get help paying for child care while enrolled at UW-Superior
  • Attend one of the following orientation, advising and registration sessions below:
  • Go to your UW-Superior My E-Hive to register for classes

Awards and Recognition

UW-Superior continues to be recognized for supporting veteran and military students. It has been:

  • Named a G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School in 2016 for the 6th consecutive year
  • Named among the Top 25 Military Friendly Public Universities and Colleges by Victory Media in Fall 2015
  • Named a Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) Top School in 2016 (Overall, outperformed the UW System)
  • Presented as one of three top universities in a webinar called Benchmarking Best Practices: 2016 Top Military Friendly Schools
  • Given a Certificate of Recognition from the State of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs for outstanding support of Student Veterans