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Veteran Services 

The Veteran Services department at Missouri Southern strives to help all current and former members of the United States military and their families to make the transition from boots to books more smoothly.


The Mission of the Veteran Services Office at Missouri Southern State University is to create a welcoming environment that is dedicated to supporting the needs of military service members, veterans, and dependents as they make the transition to higher education and pursue their career goals.      

The Veteran Services Office assists military service members, veterans, and dependents with utilizing their educational benefits and is responsible for certifying enrollment to the VA.  Missouri Southern State University offers military service members and veterans in-state tuition regardless of state of residency, priority registration and college credit for military training and experience. 

Missouri Southern State University is a participant in the VA Principles of Excellence, Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding, Service Members Opportunity College, Yellow Ribbon Program and the Missouri Returning Heroes Education Act.  

Military Friendly School  

Missouri Southern State University has been included on the list of Military Friendly® Schools since 2009. Military Friendly School Award The designation honors  colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military service members, veterans, and dependents.




Student Veteran's Organization

The Student Veterans Organization at Missouri Southern is a great way for veterans to be involved and connected while earning their degree from MSSU.

The purpose of this organization shall be to foster camaraderie between military service members, veterans, and dependents attending Missouri Southern State University.  The goals of the organization are to support academic success, ensure veterans are aware of all eligible benefits and resources, and provide an outlet for leadership and community involvement.

"Veterans and military-affiliated students helping each other transition from boots to books."

Camaraderie - Advising - Liaison - Leadership - Support


Student Veterans Organization


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