colorado mesa university proudly complies with the u.s. department of veterans affairs' (va) principles of excellence and is committed to supporting those who have served our country. veterans and their eligible dependents can count on cmu for the current information they need to receive education benefits through the va.
colorado mesa university offers a rigorous and diverse curriculum, delivering a personal, hands-on education in a small-school setting. however, an outstanding education is only one part of what makes attending cmu such a rewarding experience. student life offers more than 160 clubs and organizations on campus to help round out the college experience, including the student veterans' association (sva). the sva's mission is to create and promote student veteran academic achievement. this is achieved through networking, education, resources, benefits, involvement in campus and community activities.
contact the cmu veteran's benefits and services coordinator if you have any questions.
admission requirements for veterans
apply to colorado mesa university
if you are a veteran or active duty service member, put in the promo code cmubound so you do not have to pay the application fee.
apply online for your va education benefits
visit our "va application options" page and select the appropriate category to view your application options.
gi bill comparison tool (optional)
you can use the gi bill comparison tool to research your education options and compare benefits.
request official transcripts from all colleges, universities and military to be sent to colorado mesa university.
transcript for all branches other than air force
Army, Navy, Marine Corps & Coast Guard transcripts can be found here
air force transcripts
community college of the air force
submit documentation to cmu veteran services
certificate of eligibility (coe)
va will send you your coe showing the number of months you have eligible, the percent of your eligibility, and the date eligibility expires (may take 4-10 weeks) bring your coe to the certifying official in the veteran services office.
get your dd-214 to veteran services. this will be scanned into a secure file to be viewed only by the certifying official and associate registrar.
veteran’s enrollment certification request
submit to the certifying official in the veteran services office after you have registered for classes.