Admitted veteran student next steps

Arizona State University welcomes you

You’ve already learned how to succeed in a world-class organization, and you’re moving on to another one: ASU. We’re glad you’re joining us.

Student veterans and members of the military are a valuable part of the ASU community and our academic environment. We encourage you to continue serving as a leader and stay connected through student clubs and organizations, virtual career fairs, research positions, and other internship and career opportunities, whether you’re an online or on-campus student.


Next steps for on-campus veteran students

1. Apply for benefits.
Activating your ASURITE User ID will give you access to My ASU and important online transactions. During activation, be sure to set up your email address information.

2. Receive academic advising and register for classes.
You must meet with an academic advisor before you can register for your classes. You can find your advisor’s contact information in My ASU under the Academic Support Team box.

3. Complete ASU’s documentation for VA benefits processing.
We can process these forms in approximately one to two business days. Contact with questions.

4. Check your residency status.
Most veterans and military members are eligible for in-state residency for tuition purposes. Check the Residency Navigator.

Next steps for online veteran students

1. Explore Tuition Assistance options.
AYou can find veteran and military-specific financial aid options, including the Military Active Duty and Reservist Commitment Scholarship.
Contact to learn more.

2. Connect with your success coach.
Meet with your military affiliated success coach.

3. Connect with the Pat Tillman Veterans Center.
The Pat Tillman Veterans Center provides support for student veterans and dependents, and can assist you in learning more about your GI Bill® benefits and advocacy resources.

4. Make an appointment to receive academic advising.
You must meet with an academic advisor before you can register for your classes.

Enrollment dates

Enrolling for spring 2021
Classes begin
Jan. 11, 2021

Enrolling for fall 2021
Classes begin
Aug.19, 2021

Welcome packet

Military and veteran welcome

Admit welcome packet


Veterans welcome event handout

Admit welcome packet


Tillman 42 handout

Admit packet 42 handout


Visit the following links for more information on the enrollment process.

ASU admission specialists can answer your questions and guide you through each step of the enrollment process between now and the time you get here. Get to know yours. We’re here for you.

First-year student
Transfer student
ASU@Lake Havasu student

Upcoming live-hosted virtual events

Learn more about the ASU academic and student experience with this event.

admitted student events

Incoming students admitted for fall 2021 are invited to attend specially designed live-hosted virtual events presented by current students and the university community to learn more about your major, next steps, financial aid and scholarships, and the ASU experience. These sessions will help ensure you are ready for success in becoming a Sun Devil.

March 3–April 15

First-year student events   Transfer student events