Veterans & Military Personnel

Tuition Assistance

Members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard may be eligible for Tuition Assistance. Each branch of the military establishes its respective criteria. Military members must initiate the Tuition Assistance application process. Contact your Education Officer for specific details.

Application guidelines are available at http://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/tuition-assistance-ta-program-overview.html. Approved Tuition Assistance authorizations must be submitted for processing to the Billing and Receivables Office.

Federal Student Financial Aid

There are various federal financial aid programs available through the U.S. Department of Education including the Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, College Work-Study, and Stafford Student Loans. All veterans and service members are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. These federal student aid programs are administered and coordinated by the Financial Aid Office.

Contact Information

Macomb Campus

Veterans Resource Center
Wright Residence, 333 N. Ward Street
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-3505
Fax: (309) 298-3509
Email: VeteransResources@wiu.edu

Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM each weekday

Quad Cities Campus