Emporia State University

Emporia State University is a military friendly school who strives to assist military members, veterans, and their dependents in utilizing their education benefits. We provide information on education benefit programs, the application process for obtaining education benefits, and the certification process for using these benefits. We invite you to utilize our website to help you and if you have any questions, please contact us.

College Information

Main Campus Location

Emporia

Phone Number

(620) 341-1200

School Code

001927

Enrollment Information

New or Transfer Eligible Students:

  1. To apply for education benefits, follow this link. Click apply for education benefits and complete the application for the appropriate chapter. Once the Department of Veterans Affairs has processed your application, they will send you a Certificate of Eligibility – submit a copy to ESU.
  2. Apply for admission and enroll in classes at ESU. Learn more at our Admissions homepage. The VA will only pay for approved degree/certificate programs.
  3. Submit a completed Veterans Information Sheet. This form requires an advisor’s signature to verify that the enrolled courses meet requirements in your degree curriculum. Enrollment certification requests must be made each time you enroll in a new semester.
  4. When your enrollment is certified to the VA, you will receive an email confirmation of receipt from the Veterans Administration.

Continuing and Return Students:

For each semester that you want to have your enrollment certified to the VA, you must download, complete and submit the Veterans Information Sheet to the Office of Financial Aid, Scholarships & Veteran Services. This form requires an advisor’s signature to verify that the enrolled courses meet requirements in your degree curriculum.

Educational Opportunities for Veterans

Financial Information

Financial Aid for Veterans

Veterans can take advantage of the many educational programs that assist with financial expenses. Common benefits include:

  • Montgomery GI Bill (CH 30)
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill (CH 33)
  • Select Reserve GI Bill (CH 1606)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR & E)
  • Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA)

The U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affair offers a comparison tool for projected benefits.

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