Military Students and Veterans
We're committed to providing the services necessary for veterans, active duty military, and dependents of military necessary for you to attend and succeed in college.
Veterans Educational Benefits Office
In most cases, the Veterans Educational Benefits (VEB) Office can provide those services and help you apply for benefits in the following categories:
- Active Duty
- National Guard
- Discharged or Separated Service
- Veteran's dependent (spouse, surviving spouse, or child)
- Disabled Veteran
The Department of Veterans Affairs is now accepting and processing applications for the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill. You should complete and submit the application form available online and will receive a letter explaining the V.A.'s decision regarding your eligibility for the program.
The application form requires that individuals currently eligible for benefits under the Montgomery G.I. BILL - Active Duty (MGIB-AD), Montgomery G.I. Bill - Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR), or the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) make an irrevocable election from their existing program to the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill.
Access the application form that includes instructions for submission.
The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill program will pay eligible individuals:
- Tuition & fees directly to the school not to exceed the maximum in-state tuition & fees at a public Institution of Higher Learning. All Colorado residents and most non-resident veterans will have all of their tuition and fees paid.
- A monthly housing allowance - BAH Calculator will help to determine the allowance for the Colorado State University-Pueblo area (zip code 81001).
- An annual books & supplies stipend of $1,000 paid proportionately based on enrollment
- A one-time rural benefit payment for eligible individuals see comparison chart for more information.
The Division of Extended Studies makes courses available at convenient Colorado Springs locations as well as online via distance education. Visit the Extended Studies website with questions or to get started.