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Military Prior Learning Credit  - 1Q4

Students who are veterans or service members are eligible to receive academic credit for military training/education programs. Credit is awarded based on American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations and appropriate application to the student's program of study. The following source documents are recognized for the evaluation of credit:

  • Joint Services Transcript (JST)
  • Community College of the Air Force transcript
  • DD-214

Credit may also be awarded for the following standardized examination programs:

Students who have completed military basic training will receive two (2) hours of credit for physical education and two (2) hours of credit for health education. Students who have served six months or more of active duty may receive two (2) additional hours of elective credit.

Credit granted under this policy may be reduced if it duplicates previously earned college credits which SIUE has accepted for transfer. Applications for credit for military service may be made through the Office of the Registrar.

Approved by Chancellor effective 5/11/18
This policy was issued on May 14, 2018, replacing the October 22, 1999 version.
Document Reference: 1Q4
Origin: CC 11-72/73; OP 10/28/93; CC#43-17/18

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