Monmouth University has been designated as an institutional member of Service Members Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a group of over 400 colleges and universities providing voluntary postsecondary education to members of the military throughout the world. As an SOC member, Monmouth University recognizes the unique nature of the military lifestyle and has committed itself to easing the transfer of relevant course credit, providing flexible academic residency requirements, and crediting learning from appropriate military training and experiences. SOC has been developed jointly by educational representatives of each of the Armed Services, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and a consortium of thirteen leading, national higher education associations; it is sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (AACJC).
Veterans and War Orphans
Complete information regarding benefits and procedures for applying may be obtained from Veterans' Services in the Office of Student Life or the Financial Aid Office. Monmouth University is approved by the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs for veterans' benefits.