To begin your journey at SOU we have created a general guide below to help you get started. The VRC Coordinator, Kevin Stevens, is standing by to assist you as you work through this process, call (541) 552-7102 or email stevensk3@sou.edu for any questions or to schedule a meeting. 

  1. Apply for admission to SOU. Connect with the VRC Coordinator to discuss the enrollment process, and learn about next steps as you move forward. Take a virtual tour of the campus by clicking here.

  2. Apply for benefits (as applicable): 
    - VA education benefits Click here 
    - State or Federal TA (USAF TA, Army TA, Navy/Marine TA, Coast Guard), or other benefit programs
    - FAFSA, Click here for SOU Financial Aid Information
  3. Submit all required admissions documents and transcripts. For a review of previous military training, students should also have an official copy of their JST or CCAF transcript sent to SOU.

  4. Contact the Veterans School Certifying Official (SCO) at vabenefits@sou.edu or 541-552-7102 to review and determine education benefits.

  5. Get connected to our Veterans Resource Center! Located in the Lower Level of the Stevenson Union, the VRC is a great place to connect with other students, grab a coffee, work on a paper, print a short reading for class, or just relax in between classes.  

SOU is surrounded by some of the most inspiring natural settings in the country. The community of students, staff, and faculty look forward to welcoming you to campus.