The Registrar's Office handles eligibility for veteran and veteran dependent benefits. Missouri S&T is approved for the certification of students eligible to receive educational assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Missouri S&T Veterans Services staff are not employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and do not have access to veterans' records.
Withdrawal Policy for Students Called to Active Duty
Missouri S&T students called to active duty during the semester will have three options:
A copy of the student's orders to active duty should be submitted to the Registrar's Office.
Bring the following to the Registrar's Office:
No record of the reason for your cancellation or withdrawal will be noted on your official university transcript. You will need to document the date of your service via military records.
If you are currently living in campus housing (university-owned apartments, residence halls, etc) you will want to contact the Residential Life Office at your earliest convenience to inform them of your individual circumstances. They will be informed of your student status, but you will need to make arrangements for check-out of your residence hall directly with Residential Life.
Missouri S&T Residential Life Office:
Campus Housing & Dining Bldg 205 W 12th Street
1 (573) 341-4218
The Student Financial Assistance Office will be informed of your student status and will make adjustments according to their guidelines.
To learn more about these withdrawal policies, please visit https://sfa.mst.edu/resources/policies/#withdrawing.
When you are ready to return to Missouri S&T, contact the Registrar's Office and we will assist you in any way possible. As a former student returning, submit the appropriate form (below) to reactivate your student status:
Students who have served in the armed forces may be eligible to receive college credit for courses completed through the military or occupational specialty training. The American Council of Education (ACE) recommendations in A Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experience in the Armed Services generally serve as a basis for granting such credit. To count toward a degree, the credit recommended must be appropriate to the student's curriculum and must be determined by the academic department or appropriate faculty to be equivalent in content to courses at Missouri S&T. Missouri S&T does not grant credit for military science or for courses that are strictly military/vocational in content.
Missouri University of Science and Technology was named one of the “Top Schools” in the 2014 Guide to Military Friendly Colleges & Universities.
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