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OU Veterans Coin SmallWelcome to Ohio University Chillicothe Veteran Services. We thank you for your service to our great nation and are here to help you achieve your educational goals. As Veterans you possess a unique skill set, background and educational history.


The first step is to apply to the University, then for your benefits, followed by gettting your benefits started at Ohio University. If you are unsure as to which chapter you belong under, click the link below to locate your chapter.



Admission for Veterans at Ohio University:

➢  Step 1: Create an account to get started (here).


➢  Step 2: Using your new account information, complete the Application for

Admission (here).


Step 3: Request that your high school transcript be sent to Ohio University -

Chillicothe or bringyour GED certificate - complete with scores, to the Student Services Office - 101 University Drive, Chillicothe, Ohio, 45601.


➢  Step 4: Request your Joint Service Transcript be sent to Ohio University Chillicothe.

➢  Army, Navy, or Marines (here)

➢  US AirForce Academy or Air Force (here).


➢  Step 5: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by clicking

(here). For more detailed information, please visit the Ohio University Chillicothe Financial Aid & Scholarships web page (here).


➢  Step 6: Apply for your GI Bill benefits by visiting the US Department of Veteran

Affairs (here).


➢  Step 7: If you have taken the ACT or SAT, submit your scores to Ohio University -

Chillicothe (if you are still in high school or if you have been out of high school for less than a year).


➢  Step 8: The Student Services Office will contact you regarding orientation dates

and times after you have been admitted to the University. At orientation, you will meet with an academic advisor to plan your schedule and register for classes.


➢  Step 9: When you come to orientation, be sure to bring your VA certificate of

eligibility and your DD Form 214.


➢  Step 10: After completing the orientation, fill out your Veterans Education Assistance

File Card (here). You will log into the system using your OHIO ID information.


Additional Resources:

➢ OUC Hilltopper Advising Center Veterans Information web page (here).

➢  Ohio University Veterans and Military Student Service Center (here).

➢  Required Forms (here).

➢  Getting VA Benefits Started at Ohio University (here).

➢  GI Bill Information (here).




OUC Veteran Services Center

Bennett Hall 137

T: 740.772.7730




Monday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Closed University Holidays*




Hilltopper Advising Center

Bennett Hall 270

T: 740.774.7731




Jaime Lowe
Coordinator - Student Enrollment
Bennett Hall 139 C
T: 740.774.7241




Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays/Sundays/University Holidays*