Military Veteran Students

Online programs from the University of Nebraska are an ideal way for military, veterans and dependents to continue your education by finishing your bachelor’s degree or pursuing an advanced degree.

Each of our four campuses offers a wide range of online programs, and each has a Military Adviser to help with enrollment advising, tuition assistance, veterans benefits, credit transfer and other services.

Use the Search for Programs box to find a program you're interested in. Then contact the Military Adviser listed for more information.

The University of Nebraska participates in:

  • Service members Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Got Your 6
  • Military Times Best for Vets Colleges
  • G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools
  • Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities
  • Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding
  • ACE Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions

Residency Policies for Active Duty Servicemembers

A person on active duty with the armed services of the United States of America who has been assigned a permanent duty station in Nebraska, or the spouse or dependent of an individual who has been assigned permanent duty station in Nebraska may be considered a resident for tuition purposes. Veterans of all branches of the U.S. armed services who are graduates of a Nebraska high school, have been honorably discharged from the military and return to Nebraska to establish a home are eligible to attend the University of Nebraska at in-state (resident) tuition rates without having to first meet the 12-month domicile rule.

Instructions: Provide an Affidavit of Intent, and official documentation from the military personnel office indicating active duty and permanent duty station in Nebraska.

A person who is a dependent of a Nebraska resident on active military duty will be granted resident tuition status if he/she verifies that he/she is a spouse or a dependent for federal income tax purposes of an individual meeting the qualifications.

Instructions: Provide an Affidavit of Intent, and official documentation from the military personnel office indicating active duty and verifying that Nebraska is Home of Record. Dependents or spouses of active duty military should provide a copy of the military orders of the spouse, parent or guardian verifying dependent status.

Deployment/Extended TDY

For information on NU's policy on students called to military service including deployment/extended TDY please see Executive Memorandum 23.