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Military Students and Veterans

Military student taking Construction Management courses online

Commitment to Being Military Friendly

CSU-Pueblo Online offers eligible U.S. Military service members, veterans, and dependents discounted tuition rates as part of our commitment to being military friendly. As a military friendly university, we appreciate the sacrifices military service members, veterans and their families have made for our freedom and we are proud to offer discount tuition rates for those who qualify.

To be eligible for the discounted military rate, the student must be able to supply proof that they are one of the following:

  • An Active Duty or Reserve/Guard U.S. Military Service member 
  • An Honorably Discharged or Separated Veteran 
  • A Spouse of Active Duty or Reserve/Guard U.S. Military Service member 
  • A Spouse of Honorably Discharged or Separated Veteran 
  • A dependent of an Active Duty or Reserve/Guard U.S. Military Service member 
  • A dependent of an Honorably Discharged or Separated *Veteran

Military and Veteran Educational Benefits

Veteran's Benefits

For information about the types of Veteran Educational Benefits that you might qualify for contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at or at 888-GIBILL-1 (888-442-4551).

How to apply for Veteran's benefits:

  1. Complete the VA forms online at
    • Students who have not used their education benefits will need to complete the VA Form 22-1990 "Application for VA Educational Benefits"
    • Students who have previously used their education benefits will need to complete the VA Form 22-1995 "Request for Change of Program or Place of Training"
    • Students who are the dependent of a service member will need to complete the VA Form 22-1990-E 'Dependents' Application for VA Educational Benefits - this document must be submitted to the Central VA regional office.
  2. Submit the confirmation of your Submitted Application to your document center in the student portal

  3. Students using Chapter 30, 35, 1606, or 1607: report attendance to Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (W.A.V.E) ( every month.

Students using Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) to complete the required documentation. Once you have been approved, please send your VRC's contact information to (

Certification and Billing of Military Benefits

VA Benefits will be certified 10 days prior to the start of each term for students that are registered at that time. Any student that registers after that date will have benefits certified the Wednesday in week 2 of each term. Receiving a grade of F or W may impact military benefits eligibility and result in a debt for which the student is fully responsible.

Military Tuition Assistance for Active Duty

Each branch of service provides different education benefits with set rates and processes for the administration of the benefits.

To learn more about your tuition assistance benefits please contact your Education Center.

For more information about your TA policies please click on the link for your military branch.

How to apply for Military Tuition Assistance:

  1. Submit your Degree Plan to your Education Center (Army students will upload the form directly to - this will allow you to receive a TA Authorization Form.

  2. Once you have been approved - submit your TA Authorization form prior to the start of each term to your Education Center advisor.

Please note that your signature on the TA Authorization Form provides your consent to have your information about your academic record shared with your branch of service. This authorization is required in order to process your TA in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

Tuition Assistance Processing

Tuition Assistance authorizations are processed after add/drop date each term for all branches of the military with the exception of the Army. Army tuition assistance is billed once a quarter and will include all unbilled term charges up through the date of billing.

Occhiato Student Center Grand Opening

An artist rendition of the Occhiato Student Center

Join us for the Grand Opening and Re-dedication of the Occhiato Student Center at 1 p.m. on January 23, 2018. Open House 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Jan. 22-23.

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Construction Management Online

Juliette Mogenson


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