Benefits for Residential Military Students

Why Should I Verify My Military Status?

When you are first getting started at Liberty University, it is important that you submit military verification documentation to our office, so we can update your military status in our system. Confirming your military status by submitting military documentation will give you access to the following benefits at Liberty University:

Submitting Military Documentation

In the sections below, we outline the suggested military documents you may submit to verify your military status on your student record. Typically only one document is necessary, unless otherwise noted.

This documentation can be submitted to the Office of Military Affairs by fax: (434) 455-1287 or email: LUMilitary@liberty.edu.

Active Duty:

  • Authorized Tuition Assistance form or GoArmyEd registration 
  • Military Orders within the last year
  • LES within last 3 months
  • Letter from Superior
  • AF Form 899 (Permanent Change of Service Orders) within the last year
  • Enlisted/Officer Record Brief/Data Verification Brief
  • Memorandum of Service
  • Proof of Service Letter
  • Statement of Service
  • VA Service Letter

Discharged/Retired:

  • DD-214 or NGB-22 listing Character of Service
  • General or Honorable Discharge Certificate
  • Discharge Certificate
  • Retirement Certificate
  • Orders concerning Discharge/Retirement
  • Letter from Veterans Affairs containing the Dates of Service, Branch of Service, and Character of Service, on official Letterhead, dated and signed by a VA official (manager/director)

Reserve/National Guard:

  • Authorized Tuition Assistance form or GoArmyEd registration 
  • DD-214 or NGB-22 listing Character of Service
  • Military Orders within the last year
  • LES within last 3 months
  • Letter from Superior
  • Enlisted/Officer Record Brief
  • Memorandum of Service
  • Proof of Service Letter
  • Statement of Service
  • Letter from Veterans Affairs containing the Dates of Service, Branch of Service, and Character of Service, on official Letterhead, dated and signed by a VA official (manager/director)

Military Spouses: All documents below are required

  • One of the above listed military documents depending on your spouse’s status (Active Duty, Reserve, Discharged, etc…)
  • Copy of your Marriage Certificate/License
  • Copy of your state-issued active Driver's License*
  • Copy of your spouse's state-issued active Driver's License*

*Acceptable forms of photo identification must include name, date of birth, gender, and a photo. If you are unable to submit a Driver's License, we may also accept a Passport or DMV identification card. Military ID's are not accepted due to government regulations.


Questions? Please contact a military benefits representative for assistance.

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