Veterans' Resource Center

Welcome to CMU! 

Whether you plan to complete your degree at our main campus in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan or through Global Campus at one of our 30+ centers across the U.S. -- including 20 on bases and installations -- or online, the VRC is here to assist you every step of the way. CMU has a rich, 40 plus year history of offering courses to military personnel, veterans, and their family members. We take great pride in serving those who served.​

Contact Information
Bovee University Center Suite 110
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859


(989) 774-7991

(989) 774-7993

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Or by Booking an appointment

Application Fee

All U.S. military veterans, active duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members are eligible to have their application fee to CMU waived. To receive the waiver, the individual must provide one of the following to CMU at the time of application:

  • DD-214 form verifying service
  • Service verification letter from their command indicating current duty station
  • VA Certificate of Eligibility (CoE)
  • Active military ID if you are applying in person at a CMU center

Military Rate

CMU ​offers a Military Rate to all eligible students.  ​​​​​​All active-duty military, reservist, guard members, their spouses, and qualified dependents receive reduced tuition rates.  

Acceptable means of verification include:

  • Show active/guard/reserve military, or dependent identification card, to CMU Veterans’ Resource Center, the Student Service Court in the UC, or the nearest CMU Education Center staff.


  • Verification letter from your command reflecting current status and end of service date.
Photocopies of U.S. Military identification cards should not be submitted and 
will not be accepted as verification.

CMU ​​​Selected by Military Times as Best for Vets 2021:

CMU ranked as U.S. News & World Reports 2020:

Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans
Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans
Best Online Master's in Education Programs for Veterans

CMU ​​​Selected by Military Times as one of the Top 50 colleges for Tuition Assistance 2017​:

​​​​Top 50 Colleges for Tuition Assistance​

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800-273-8255
Veterans Crisis Line - 800-640-5443
Addiction Hotline - 844-289-0879
Eating Disorder Hotline - 800-931-2237
Domestic Violence - 800-799-7233
The Trevor Project - 866-488-7386
The Guidance Center - 800-542-6655
The Guidance Center (Warm Line) - 479-452-6655

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