Military Admissions Guide
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 admission process and begin your classes with ease.
Step 1: Apply for Admission
Complete an online application to get the process started. Please be sure to complete the military information portion of the application.
Questions about Applying? Online prospective students may call (800) 424-9595 for more information.
Step 2: Submit Your Admissions Documents
Online students can visit the Online Admission Requirements page directly for guidance on admission to online programs. While you are waiting to complete the admission process and enroll in your first courses, you may continue through Steps 3-4 to secure your military benefits and funding.
To help you get started, we have listed a few admissions requirements that you will not want to forget below.
Request an official evaluation of your military training for college credit.
- Unofficial college transcripts can be reviewed for an Unofficial Transfer Consultation. To learn more, online students may click here.
- Official College Transcripts – A sealed, unopened copy of all official transcripts must be submitted for an official acceptance decision to be made. You can also submit official transcripts through any direct electronic transcript system.
Transcript Mailing Address for Online Students
Online Admissions Verification
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515
Step 3: Explore our Military Benefits Available
Liberty University is a long-time supporter of the United States military. We would like to honor your service by giving you the best possible education and offering the highest caliber of support.
We are proud to offer the below benefits and services to our military students:
- Liberty University Online military benefits, including tuition discounts for eligible service members, veterans, and military spouses enrolled in LUO
- Involvement in a wide range of military programs to enhance your educational experience
- A dedicated Military Support Office for military and veterans affairs
- Flexible arrangements for military withdrawals and deployment
- Variety of military scholarships, including the Heroes Fund Scholarship
- Vibrant military community and outreach opportunities for residential and online military students
Establish your military status at Liberty:
To ensure you have access to these benefits and services, you will need to make sure you are listed in our system as a military student. Online students should complete the steps outlined here.
Step 4: Set Up Your Military and Veteran Benefits Funding
If you are planning to use Tuition Assistance, Veterans Affairs benefits, or any other type of military funding, you will need to take steps to ensure all documentation is submitted for those benefits. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact your Base Education Office or the Veterans Affairs Administration directly. We are proud to offer resources on all chapters of Veterans and GI Bill® benefits as well as Tuition Assistance guides for each branch of the military.
Step 5: Enroll in Courses and Complete Financial Check-In
Once an acceptance decision has been made, you will be contacted by an admissions counselor directly to assist you with enrolling in your first courses. You can review the LU Academic Calendar as well as the Military Dates and Deadlines for important registration information. For assistance with enrolling in your first courses, you may also call an admissions counselor at (800) 424-9595.
Once you are enrolled and your military benefits have been posted, you are ready to complete Financial Check-In. This is the final stage of the enrollment process and allows you to verify the status of your military benefits on your account through ASIST. Our Financial Check-In Guide offers assistance to military students on how to complete this process. Please be sure to complete this step by the appropriate deadline to secure your courses and avoid any late penalties.
If you do not see your military benefits on your account within 2 weeks after submitting the appropriate documentation and registering for courses, please contact us for assistance.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government website at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.