Enrollment Checklist

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 Stockton University Military and Veteran Checklist

Get Accepted!

  1. Apply to Stockton University through the online application. Indicate you are service member, veteran, or dependent affiliation on the application. Your application fee is waived. Use promo code “waiver”.
  2. Complete VONAPP application at https://www.va.gov/education/how-to-apply/. If you are using the Post 9/11 G1 Bill, you need the certificate of eligibility, which you will receive in response to your VONAPP submission. Before submitting the online application print out a copy for yourself. If you are a member of the NJ Guard or Reserve, you will need a Commander’s Certification. This can be obtained from your  unit's education department or liaison. If NJ Guard - you must file a FASFA, complete the state aid application, and provide commander certification
  3. File your FASFA at www.fafsa.ed.gov. You may receive federal/state aid in addition to your military/veteran benefits. Your eligibility is determined by this filing.

After you are Accepted!

  1. Return all required materials of your acceptance packet as soon as possible. Please note that the $250.00 acceptance fee is waived for service members, veterans, and dependents. Please return the completed acceptance deposit and write “service member”, “veteran”, or “dependent” at the top. Do not send the $250.00.
  2. If you have not already, send all military transcripts to the admissions department (this includes all colleges attended if any). To obtain your records go to: https://jst.doded.mil/smart/signIn.do (Use Firefox or Internet Explorer) Send to: Stockton University, Admissions Department, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, NJ 08205-9441
  3. Submit all benefits paperwork you received from your VONAPP. Your points-of-contact on campus  are Donna Garrity and Jenifer Robin located in CC201
  4. If you are a freshmen or are transferring with fewer than 16 college credits, you are subject to the college’s basic studies requirement. Please contact Emma Kluesner at Academic Advising to discuss your placement and possible testing: (609) 652-4504 or Emma.Kluesner@stockton.edu
  5. Contact the Office of Military and Veteran Services in F109 to make your initial contact if you have not done so already. (609) 652-4315.
  6. Student veterans and service members with a disability should visit the the disability services link at http://talon.stockton.edu/eyos/page.cfm?siteID=5 to learn about support services available. You may also call or make an appointment with Robert Ross, coordinator of services for students with disabilities, at (609) 652- 4988 or  Ross@stockton.edu.
  7. Check your Stockton e-mail and GO portal daily! All communications are sent through the portal.
  8. Attend orientation- you will get an e-mail in your GO Portal e-mail account regarding orientation dates.
  9. Get you Stockton ID card (after you sign up for classes you will be directed to Student Records to take your picture and get a Stockton ID)
  10. Provide your immunization documentation to the Health Services Office (WQ 108)

As an Osprey!

  1. Get your books for your classes.

  2. Attend classes!

  3. Make an appointment with a Career Counselor in Career Education & Development to work on your resume. (CC104)

  4. Join and attend meetings of the Student Veterans Organization (SVO).

  5. Meet with your preceptor (academic advisor) at least once every semester.