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Veterans and Military Members

Normandale welcomes veterans and service members to apply to join our amazing community! We are home to one of the highest military populations for secondary education in Minnesota.

We take pride in offering many services, benefits and opportunities specific to our military community as a way of saying 'thank you' for the sacrifices service members make.


Prospective Students - Find Out More Details

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First Time Student Application

Transfer Student application

Application tips

  • Tell us who you are! On your application for admission, answer "yes" to the question “Are you currently serving, or have you served in the United States Armed Forces?” under the personal data section.
  • Get transfer credit for service with your military transcript.

after you're admitted


Once you’re admitted, learn more about education benefits for military members. We encourage all eligible student veterans to apply for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits for all associate degree and certificate offerings. We’re here to help you make the most of education benefits for veterans 

Check out the five VA benefits programs and how to apply for, transfer and understand them. 

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Need help after hours?

Minnesota State Live Chat is available 7 days a week to answer your questions!


Veterans and Military-Connected Students Information Session

Come to our Getting Started information session and stick around for the Q and A with Normandale’s VA School Certifying Official and Advisor, Lori York. Topics include military funding, VA education benefits and an overview of military transfer credits.

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Lori York

Veterans Advisor and School Certifying Official

Veterans Resource Center

College Services Building - Room C1060

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