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Office of Veterans Affairs

East Tennessee State University

Get Started


Get Started:

  •  Apply to ETSU.

  • Request and submit all official transcripts, including military transcripts.

  • Apply for VA Benefits  and receive Certificate of Eligibility in the mail.

  • Bring DD-214 (Certificate of Discharge)* and Certificate of Eligibility to Orientation or schedule an appointment with our office.

*Military family members will need a copy of the servicemember's DD-214. 

GI Bill® Resources: 

Click below to review information on each Chapter. Use the GI Comparison Tool to get an idea for what your funding may look like. Or, go directly to the VA's website for more info. 

Chapter 30:  Montgomery GI Bill® - Active Duty

Chapter 31:  Vocational Rehabilitation Program

Chapter 33:  Post 9/11 GI Bill®

Chapter 35:  Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

Chapter 1606:  Montgomery GI Bill®


Requesting Military Transcripts: 

Request ALL transcripts (military and other) to be sent to ETSU. 

Request transcripts to be sent to: 

East Tennessee State University 
Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
Box 70731 
Johnson City, TN 37614-1707                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Contact Trevor Harvey, Military Credentials Coordinator, at  with questions.                  

Veterans Lounge Access:

Our Veterans Lounge is accessible to current student veterans and military family members. You do not need to use GI Bill® benefits at ETSU to access the Lounge! Please contact the Veterans Affairs Staff for more information or visit Burgin-Dossett Hall, Room 101-A. 

The Veterans Lounge, located on the third floor of Yoakley Hall, features: 

  • FREE Printing 
  • Flat Screen TV 
  • Computer Use and Laptop Check-out 
  • Free Coffee and Snacks 


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