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Becoming a Military Student at Liberty University

As you embark on your academic journey, the process of getting started can seem overwhelming. We have designed 5 steps to help you successfully navigate through the admissions process and begin your classes with ease.


Step 1
Apply for Admission

Complete an online application or call (800) 424-9595 to speak with an Admissions Consultant to get the process started. Please be sure to complete the military information portion of the application.


Step 2


Submit Your Admissions Documents

Check out the information on the Admissions Requirements webpage for more information on the specific requirements for your program. Admissions counselors are standing by to assist you through this process. They can be contacted at (800) 424-9595 or luoadmissions@liberty.edu. We have listed a few admissions requirements that you will not want to forget below:

1. Military Transcripts

Request an official evaluation of your military training for college credit.

2. Civilian Transcripts

  • Unofficial College Transcripts

You may fax/scan unofficial transcripts to (888) 301-3577 or luoverify@liberty.edu. (Post-master's candidates must send in official transcripts for admissions purposes).

  • Official College Transcripts

A sealed, unopened copy of all official transcripts must be received by the end of the first term. If not, students will be unable to continue to register for classes.

Please send all official college transcripts to:

Liberty University Online Admissions Verification
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515

Once you have been accepted, you will receive a confirmation email from the Office of Admissions. At that point, you will be ready to enroll in your first set of courses. Our Admissions counselors will be available to assist you with the enrollment process and help you get started. Admissions counselors can be contacted by calling (800) 424-9595 or emailing luoadmissions@liberty.edu.

While you are waiting to complete the admissions process and enroll in your first courses, you may continue through Steps 3-4 to secure your military benefits and funding.

 


Step 3
 
Set Up Your Liberty-Given Military Benefits

Liberty University is a long-time supporter of the United States military and we appreciate your service and sacrifice. We would like to honor your service by giving you the best possible higher education and charging the lowest possible tuition rates.

 

For more detailed and customized information about what is available for your particular branch of service or military status, please click on the button below.

Air Force Army
Marines Navy
Coast Guard Veterans
Department of Defense Military Spouses

We are proud to offer the below military benefits:

  • Tuition discount for military
    service members, veterans, military
    spouses, and current DoD employees.
  • Credit hour cost within the
    DOD-approved TA limit.
  • Book vouchers for eligible military
    students.
  • Dedicated office for military and
    veterans affairs.

To secure these benefits, check out our step-by-step Military Benefits guide. All documentation can be submitted to the Office of Military Affairs by fax: (434) 455-1287 or email: luomilitary@liberty.edu. Please submit your photo ID by e-mail for a clear picture.

Please keep in mind that any email communication from our office will be sent strictly through your Liberty email account. Due to the sensitive nature of the communication from our office regarding military benefits, we request that you set up your Liberty email account once you have received your Student ID.


Step 4


Set Up Your Military and Veterans Benefits Funding

If you are planning to use Tuition Assistance, Veterans Affairs benefits, or any other type of funding, you will need to take steps to ensure all documentation has been submitted for those benefits. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact your Base Education Office or the Veterans Affairs Administration directly.

Veterans Affairs Benefits

Tuition Assistance Military Scholarships


Complete Financial Check-In Through Your ASIST Account

Dates and Deadlines

Financial Check-In is the final stage of the enrollment process and allows you to verify the status of your military benefits on your account through ASIST. If you do not see your military benefits on your account within two weeks after submitting your documents and registering for courses, please contact our office by phone: (434) 592-5990 or email: luomilitary@liberty.edu.

Once your benefits are posted, you can access Financial Check-In through your ASIST account. Please be sure to complete check-in by the deadline to secure your courses and avoid any late penalties.

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