Veterans Education Program

U.S. veterans, spouses, and dependents, welcome to the Central State University community! As a veteran, you have given your all to our country. Now, let Central State University located in Wilberforce, Ohio, give you the assistance you will need in getting started with college and achieving a four-year degree. Whether you have transitioned out of the military, are still serving, or are a military dependent, Central State University is dedicated to accompanying your every step to meet your educational goals. In tandem with the Tom Joyner Foundation, Central State University has implemented a comprehensive Veterans Education Program (VEP) to meet your every need.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Veterans Education Program at Central State University is to assist veterans in pursuing their educational, professional, or vocational objectives. The office serves as a liaison between enrolled veterans and dependent students of veterans and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The staff of the Veterans Education Program is available to answer questions concerning veteran educational benefits, assist in certifying enrollments with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and monitor students’ degree plans and academic progress.

The Veteran Education Program serves as a single point of contact for

  • admissions assistance
  • academic assistance
  • education benefits counseling
  • financial aid and Veteran Services
  • community outreach
  • career services

The following types of students are eligible to claim Veteran Services benefits:

  • active duty personnel (Chapter 30 Active Duty)
  • active duty veterans (Chapter 30, Chapter 33)
  • veterans on the VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program (Chapter 31)
  • National Guard and Reserves Personnel (Chapter 1606 and 1607)
  • individuals eligible to receive benefits under the Survivors and Dependents Assistance Program (Chapter 35)