Veterans Affairs

Welcome to Athens State University. As a veteran, you are entitled to certain benefits and are eligible to participate in certain programs.

Our mission is to assist active duty service members, veterans, reservists, Guardsmen, and family members with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits and services.

Federal VA Benefits

Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty, Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve, Chapter 31 Veteran Readiness and Employment, Chapter 35 Dependents Education Assistance

Contact Information

Carolyn Carthen – Email
Phone: (256)233-8271
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Sandridge Student Center

Military Tuition Assistance

Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy
Alabama GI Dependent Scholarship Program

Contact Information

Kelly Leigeber – Email
Phone: (256)216-3301
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Founders Hall

All students wishing to receive TA should contact their ESO counselor prior to enrolling at Athens State University.

Athens State University does not engage in fraudulent and aggressive recruitment of military students including, but not limited to, providing compensation to individuals for securing military enrollments or engaging in high-pressure recruitment tactics.