Military and Veteran Students

Military and Veteran Students

There’s a reason EOU is among the top 15% of military friendly schools nationwide. If you’re a veteran, on active duty or a member of a military family, EOU is a great fit!

EOU works to provide resources, credit for military service, scholarships and benefits for spouses and dependents. EOU is a member of the Service Members Opportunity Colleges and committed to upholding the “Principles of Excellence” outlined in Executive Order 13607.

Prospective Students

STEP I: Apply for EOU Admission

Submit all official transcripts – including your Military Training Transcripts

STEP 2: Apply for Student Federal Aid

EOU Federal school code is 003193

STEP 3: Apply for military education benefits

A. Review your options for the military education benefits based on your eligibility
B. Apply online for your GI Bill® benefits
C. Contact appropriate EOU representative for support:
Dorothy Jones at – EOU Certifying Official, Chapter 33, 35, 30, 31, 1606 & 1607
Nanda VanHouten at  – Military Tuition Assistance, Chapter’s 31 & 33

STEP 4: Admitted? Congrats! Connect with your academic adviser:

A. On campus students here
B. Online Students: Kerry Thompson at, Military/Veterans Coordinator

New Students


If receiving benefits under chapter 30, 1606, and 1607, you must verify school attendance on either the first or last day of each month during the current term, every term. Benefits will not be paid if you not verify. Verify by phone: 1877-823-2378 or here


Kerry Thompson

Military/Veteran Coordinator
Inlow Hall 112

Dorothy Jones

EOU Veterans Certifying Official,
Chapter 30, 33, 35, 1606, & 1607
Inlow Hall 105 – Registrar’s Office
Fax: 541-962-3799

Nanda VanHouten

Chapter 31 & 33
Military Tuition Assistance
Inlow Hall, 101G – Student Accounts