Transfer Student Checklist

  1. Fill out and submit your FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid) –
  2. Explore scholarships you might qualify for
  3. Make sure you have health insurance –
    (note that health insurance purchased through FSU may be eligible for VA reimbursement)
  4. Complete the required forms at
    • Request for Benefits form (if you qualify for and plan to receive VA Education Benefits)
    • Self-identified Veteran Form (if you do not qualify for or do not plan to use VA Education Benefits)
    • Out-of-State Tuition Waiver Form (if you are not a Florida resident)
  5.  Be aware that FSU has Veteran Liaisons in administrative and academic units throughout campus to assist you –
  6. Register for the Veterans Success Course (SLS 3407), which provides strategies and tactics for succeeding at a large research university like FSU; course may be taken in the Fall or Spring for zero credit hours or one credit hour; register through the portal
  7. Know that free academic tutoring is available through both the FSU Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) – – and Libraries— 
  8. Connect with other FSU student veterans through the:
  9.  Follow the Student Veterans Center on social media: