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Veteran

Honoring our student heroes

As a military-friendly university, SFA welcomes veterans from all branches of the United States military. You’ve worked hard serving your country, and we’re happy that you’ve decided to use your GI Bill education benefits to complete your degree with us.

Applying to SFA

Veterans can apply to SFA at any point in their post-secondary education.

Using the GI Bill and other veteran benefits

To enact your GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation or Dependents’ Educational Assistance benefits, submit the following items as applicable:

  • Certificate of eligibility. Apply for benefits www.gibill.va.gov using the following applications (Vets: 22-1990, Dependents: 22-1990E, Chapter 35: 22-5490)
  • DD-214 (Veterans only)
  • Military Transcripts (Veterans only)
  • Joint Services Transcript www.jst.doded.mil/smart/dod
    (Community College of the Air Force Transcripts will not be on the JST)
  • 28-1905 form (for Vocational Rehabilitation)
  • SFA VA paperwork, contact your School Certifying Official

Hazelwood Act Exemption

The purpose of the Hazlewood Act Exemption is to provide an education benefit to honorably discharged or separated Texas veterans and to eligible dependent children and spouses of Texas veterans. A 2009 act added the provision to permit eligible veterans to assign their unused hours to their child (Hazlewood Legacy Act). Learn more here.

Still have questions about your military benefits?

If you have questions, you may contact the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs at 888.442.4551. Or contact the SFA Office of Admissions V.A. certifying officials at 936.468.2504.

We’re here to make sure veterans get the help they need.

Local veterans associations

Pineywoods Detachment 1189
Marine Corps League
P. O. Box 633781
Nacogdoches, Texas 75963-3781
www.pineywoodsmarines.org
936.559.5571

Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 3893, Nacogdoches, Texas
936.569.9670
P.O. Box 630986
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

American Legion Post 86, Nacogdoches, Texas
3110 Appleby-Sand Road
Nacogdoches, Texas 75965
www.al86.org

Disabled American Veterans Nacogdoches Memorial Chapter 83
3110 Appleby-Sand Road
Nacogdoches, Texas 75965
936.554.6437

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 931, Nacogdoches, Texas
3110 Appleby-Sand Road
Nacogdoches, Texas 75965
jadams75965@yahoo.com
936.560.1353

Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 1952, Nacogdoches, Texas
3110 Appleby-Sand Road
Nacogdoches, Texas 75965
936.462.8519

Contact

Office of Admissions
936.468.2504
Fax: 936.468.3149
admissions@sfasu.edu
vaservices@sfasu.edu

Physical Address:
Rusk Building
Room 206

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13051, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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