Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a four-year, public university in Carbondale, Illinois. Southern Illinois University offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
SIU Carbondale offers the following veteran and military support programs:
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a MyCAA approved school.
Active Duty Servicemembers, in all branches, and including Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) and Guard and Reserve members called to Active Duty, are offered an alternate tuition rate equal to the maximum benefit provided to them under the Department of Defense’s Military Tuition Assistance Program (TA).
The Active Duty Alternate Tuition Rate which, as of Fall 2019, charges Tuition at $250 per credit hour with no additional fees, which matches maximum Military Tuition Assistance Rate.
A veteran who completed one year of active duty and earned an honorable discharge will receive 6 credit hours for physical education requirements. DD-214 can be used to obtain up to 6 credit hours, and my be necessary to process your GI Bill education benefits
The Veterans Center is committed to making the transition of Veterans from the military to SIU Carbondale a seamless process. If you are a Veteran who is interested in attending SIU Carbondale, or have already been accepted, your first step should be to contact the Veterans Services Office. If any questions arise please do not hesitate to contact or stop by.
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