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Veteran Students

At Donnelly, you will find a veteran and active duty-friendly institution where your service is appreciated, and your life experiences add to the richness of campus life. In addition, Donnelly President Monsignor Swetland is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served in the United States Navy. 

We will make your transition to college life as easy as possible. Here are just a couple ways we can help:

  • Donnelly accepts the GI Bill (Chapter 30), Post-Vietnam Veterans Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 32), Post-911 GI Bill (Chapter 33), Survivors and Dependents Assistance Program (Chapter 35), Selected Reserve GI Bill (Chapter 1606), and Active Duty GI Bill (Chapter 1607)
  • Donnelly is a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Donnelly accepts discharge form DD-214 in place of high school transcripts in most circumstances
  • Donnelly has a scholarship specifically designated for vets

Becoming a student starts with 2 easy steps:

Donnelly College is approved by the state approving agency for the training of veterans under the provisions of Section 3675(a) (1) of Title 38, United States Code.

Any veteran who leaves Donnelly to perform military service will be re-admitted with the same academic status as when they departed.