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Credit for Educational Experiences

A veteran or member of the active armed services or the selected reserves who is a student may be eligible for credit for educational experiences in the armed forces.

You may also be eligible to earn credit for Military Occupational Specialties (MOS), Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC), Marine Corps Enlisted Rating (MCE) and Coast Guard Rating (CGR).

Penn State uses the American Council on Education (ACE) College Credit Recommendation Service. If applying for admission to Penn State, you can have the ACE transcript sent directly to Penn State Undergraduate Admission Office for evaluation of transferable credits.

For more information, view Military information at the Penn State University Admissions Site »

Credit Guidelines

View the transcript requirement details for each branch of the military »


Certifying Officials

Judy Rile, Student Aid Coordinator, Perkins Student Center, Room 6
Phone: 610-396-6070, E-mail: JAR38@psu.edu

Paula Adams, Administrative Coordinator, Student Affairs, Perkins Student Center, Room 14
Phone: 610-396-6062, E-mail: pla2@psu.edu

Nettie Matz, Admissions/Financial Aid Counselor, Perkins Student Center, Room 6
Phone: 610-396-6070, E-mail: ACC16@psu.edu