We THANK YOU for your extraordinary service and commitment. Regardless of your military status—veteran, reservist, guardsman, or active duty—a college education marks the start of a new mission and a new journey. All of us at Mid recognize how challenging and exciting this next chapter of your life can be. And, we’re here to help every step of the way.

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Why Mid?

We support those who serve and sacrifice as they become scholars and build brighter futures.

We commit to the highest level of service for our military-connected students—service that is personal, proactive, and positive. Because of our dedication to providing exceptional service to military-connected students, Mid Michigan College has been recognized as a Gold-Level Certified Veteran-Friendly School by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.

We care about your success and about you as an individual. And that’s why as soon as you apply to Mid, you’ll be connected to one of our Mid Mentors and a dedicated team that is ready to help you succeed. Your Mid Mentor can assist you with everything from financial aid to registering for your courses, and they work closely with other team members who are well-versed in federal and state military education benefits and processes.

We understand that an education that meets your goals and needs is essential. That's why we continue to expand the number of courses, programs, credentials, and services that are available on-campus and remotely, via online and real-time virtual delivery methods. From one-on-one help registering for courses to academic support, our teams are ready to help you every step of the way.

  • 100 Programs & Pathways lead to a variety of associate degrees, training credentials, and certificates that can be completed in as little as 2 semesters to 2 years.
  • Transfer-Focused programs and pathways prepare you to transfer into and succeed in the pursuit of advanced degrees, while saving you an average of $16,000 on your bachelor's degree.* Plus, our experienced instructors develop our general education courses to promote broad knowledge and deep understanding.
  • Career-Ready programs and pathways provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for entry-level positions in fulfilling careers. Courses have been designed to reflect industry expectations and standards, and many offer the opportunity to earn industry-recognized certifications so you can be ready for real-world work.
  • Flexible Options include over 600 Programs & Pathways that can be completed 50% or more online. Plus, with a variety of course delivery methods—from on-campus to online, hybrid, real-time virtual, and HyFlex—Mid has the options and provides you with the opportunity to learn in the way that’s best for you.

We can help...

  • Explain your options for paying for college and assist with completing the necessary forms.
  • Assist you with completing and submitting veteran education benefit forms and joint service transcript requests.
  • Connect you with resources that provide information about other veteran benefits, such as VA healthcare or home loans.
  • Guide you through Mid’s processes for becoming a student and being successful.

Veteran Resource Centers

Mid's Veteran Resource Centers were inspired by you! Each of our main campus locations, in Harrison and Mt. Pleasant, features a dedicated space for veterans and military-connected students to gather as a group and connect to available resources. Each center features several computers with CAC card readers, lounges with big-screen TVs and gaming consoles, and quiet study spaces.

Involvement & Connections

Student Involvement SVA

Mid’s chapter of Student Veterans of America provides you with a network of support and opportunities to engage in activities outside of the classroom. Through SVA, Mid students have gone on charter fishing trips, volunteered and served in surrounding communities, and formed deep and lasting bonds with their fellow service members.

The SVA works to empower veterans to be informed consumers of higher education and make the most of the transition to civilian life.

At the heart of Mid’s student-led chapter, and in alignment with the national organization’s vision, this group “empowers veterans to be informed consumers of higher education and make the most of the transition to civilian life.” The national organization provides veteran scholarships and training opportunities to support academic growth and degree attainment.

Email sva@midmich.edu to learn more.

SVA Leadership

Tammy Alvaro, talvaro@midmich.edu

Lucas Hartman, lhartman@midmich.edu

Review program cost estimates for some programs of study currently eligible for Michigan WORKS! and state funding.

Credits for Military Service

Credit for Experience

We value the experience you gained while serving our Country. Our transcript evaluators are experts in translating military experience into college credits—helping you get to your goal on time and on budget. The total number of credits awarded will be based on your official Joint Service or Air Force Transcript.

Request Your Joint Service Transcript


Next Steps

VA Documentation

Apply for your Letter of Eligibility for VA Educational Benefits at the Veterans Online Application Website. It is important that you retain a copy for your records.

When education benefits are approved, the VA mails you a certificate of eligibility. This takes approximately 6-8 weeks. This certificate is issued only once and indicates the number of months you are eligible for benefits. A copy of this notification must be provided to Mid's Financial Aid team.

To collect your educational benefits, you must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program. Upon completion of verification of enrollment, courses are certified and sent electronically to the VA Office. Afterwards, you need to verify enrollment monthly.

You may need to request the following documents as well.

Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Beyond veterans benefits, you may be eligible for other forms of federal financial aid. If you haven't yet, you should begin this process. It takes a minimum of a few weeks to process financial aid for new students.

File your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online to determine your eligibility for grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study.

Be sure that you add Mid's school code [ 006768 ] to your FAFSA form.

Questions about Financial Aid? Call us at (989) 386-6664 or visit Financial Aid at Mid.

Add myMid to your phone’s home screen for easy access to useful tools and important updates. Access Self-Service, campus events, your financial aid, schedule, grades, course cancellation notifications, and more.

It is vital that you check your Mid Mich Email. We will begin sending you important information about your financial aid and next steps immediately. Visit MyMid, click Account Setup, and follow the prompts. To complete this process you must have a non-Mid Mich email or personal email on record with the College. You likely provided this email on your Admissions Application. If you can’t recall or no longer have access to that email, contact your Mid Mentor for assistance.

If you've graduated from high school within three years, send us your high school transcripts and standardized test scores. If you've attended other colleges, have your college transcripts sent to us as well. 

How to send us your transcripts

Send them electronically via Parchment. Visit parchment.com and request that an electronic version be sent to Mid Michigan College. It's fast, easy, and secure. And if you're still in high school, it's free. If you've graduated, it's only $3.25.


  • Collect them in person, through the mail, or in electronic format. Deliver them to Mid through any of the following methods.
    • Drop them off to Admissions at either campus
    • Email a copy to admissions@midmich.edu
    • Fax them to Attn: Admissions to (989) 386-6613
    • Mail them to Mid Michigan College ATTN: Admissions 1375 South Clare Avenue, Harrison, MI 48625

How to send us your SAT/ACT scores

When you take the SAT/ACT, you can indicate Mid as a recipient school. If you have already taken the SAT/ACT, you can deliver your score in person, or via email, mail, or fax. Use the contact information listed above.

You can also sign in to your College Board account and request that a copy of your score be sent to Mid electronically. For more information, visit College Board.

Complete additional placement testing (if necessary)

Appropriate placement in courses promotes your success and allows us to assist you in selecting courses that align with your current skill levels. If you do not have access to transcripts or test scores, you may need to do additional placement testing. Your Mid Mentor can help you determine what you need to submit or what testing needs to be completed.

The orientation process includes academic advising, course registration, and more.

Visit Orientation today for more information!

FAQs for Student-Veterans

Students called to active duty during a term in which they are receiving VA Educational Benefits must notify their Certifying Official and provide a copy of their orders.

The Certifying Official will report the date of their withdrawal from school to the VA and indicate the reason as "Called to Active Duty".

Eligibility for VA education benefits will be held in abeyance until the veteran's return to school. In other words, the remaining months of entitlement will be available to the veteran when he or she re-enrolls as a student.

For VA purposes, the drop period is a reasonable time at the beginning of a term officially designated by the school for dropping courses providing it does not exceed 30 days from the first day of the term.

If you drop a course or stop attending, notify Mid's Certifying Official as soon as possible. You may be asked by the VA for repayment if an overpayment occurs.

The VA will not pay for courses in which you receive no credit (NC) grades. The VA may ask you for repayment for these courses.

Punitive Grades are used in determining a student's progress toward completion of graduation requirements and are a factor in computing grade point averages. Punitive grades include A, A-. B+,B,B-,C+,C,C-,D+,D,D-.

Non-Punitive Grades exclude the course from any consideration in determining progress toward fulfilling graduation requirements. Students may be charged with an overpayment for courses in which a non-punitive grade is received. Non-punitive grades include I, NC, W.

Failing Grades The Certifying Official is required to contact the instructor of any course in which a failing grade was received. If the instructor can verify that the final exam was taken, no repayment to the VA will be expected. If the final exam was not taken, the VA may require repayment of benefits retroactive to the first day of the course.

Incomplete and Deferred Grades (I) Incomplete and deferred grades must be removed and a regular grade received for that course(s) within one calendar year from the date of receipt. Incomplete and deferred grades are not counted in determining a student's enrollment status for certification of eligibility for future enrollments. Incomplete and deferred grades are reported to the VA which can lead to an overpayment situation at the end of the semester.

Courses that are failed or for which the grade does not meet the minimum requirements for graduation may be certified with the VA if they are repeated.

Courses that are successfully completed may not be certified with the VA if they are repeated.

The VA will not credit a course toward your enrollment status if the final grade is a "W". Withdrawal grades will be reported to the VA which can lead to an overpayment situation at the end of the semester.

All students receiving VA educational benefits are required to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as published in the College Catalog under Academic Probation and Dismissal.


Director of Veteran Resources

Tammy Alvaro


(989) 386-6634


Harrison Campus

  • Room 132

Mt. Pleasant Campus

  • CLAB 306
School Certifying Official

Beth Fitzpatrick


(989) 386-6622 x541


Harrison Campus

  • Room 104

Mt. Pleasant Campus

  • CSS 148

*Source: IPEDS Data Feedback Report. Savings compare the median 2021-2022 tuition and required fees for an academic year at public Michigan universities with Mid Michigan College, calculated for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates. The tuition and required fees shown here are the lowest reported from the categories of in-district, in-state, and out-of-state. Visit each college or university website for current tuition information.

Job outlook data sourced from O*Net OnLine and valid 2020-2030.