Veterans' Services

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Veterans' Services, a division within the Office of the Registrar, assists veterans of the United States armed forces, reservists and their dependents with applying for and receiving education benefits in compliance with the regulations of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), other federal agencies and the State of South Dakota.

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State of South Dakota Military, Veteran and Dependent Programs

Military Friendly

Military Friendly - USD ranks among G.I. Jobs magazine's top "Military Friendly Schools" for its efforts in embracing military service personnel and veterans as students.
 2015_BFV Best for Vets - USD is ranked as a "Best for Vets" college by Military Times Edge based on academic accreditation, central veterans' offices and staff knowledgeable on veterans' issues.
 MAE Military Friendly School Military Advanced Education (MAE) - Military Advanced Education's "Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities" provides potential students with information about institutions that implement military-friendly policies in support of men and women in uniform.
  • USD has signed the DOD MOU, allowing for Military Federal Tuition Assistance to be used for USD classes.
  • USD has signed the VA's "Letter of Intent to Comply" to President Obama's Executive Order 13607 (Principles of Excellence) that aims to improve Veterans services nationwide