Veteran New Student Checklist
Student Service Member/Veteran and Dependents
Follow the standard Admissions Process to apply to a degreee or certificate program at Madison College. Then follow the instructions below to apply for veterans benefits.
Education Benefit Checklist
It is the student's responsibility to understand and adhere to the minimum requirements for maintaining their veteran benefits. If assistance is needed with understanding the minimum requirements, contact Enrollment Services at (608) 246-6038 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before Classes Start
Priority Registration: For priority registration early enrollment for every semester you are a student, complete and submit the Military Service Priority Registration Request Form.
Textbooks: Required textbooks are listed in the class description in your Student Center class schedule. Consider whether post-9/11 book stipend funding and/or financial aid funding will be available to you by the time you need to purchase books.
OneCard: The OneCard is your student ID for identification purposes, checking out materials in the library, accessing the fitness center and entry into Madison College sporting events, as well as a debit card for food services at the Truax campus, which offers a 10% discount. You can get your OneCard in the Student Life office. You will need to bring a photo ID and your student ID number.
Parking Permit: A valid parking permit is required for all vehicles parked at the Truax or Commerical Avenue campuses. The parking permit cost is included in the commuter services fee. Parking permits are issued for the entire academic year instead of individual semesters and may be picked up at the Public Safety Services administration office (Truax Room B1240).
Bus Pass: Semester‐long Madison Metro bus passes are also part of the commuter fee. They can be picked up at a Student Life office at the Downtown, South or Truax campuses by showing a valid Madison College OneCard ID.
Wolfpack Welcome: The purpose of the Wolfpack Welcome is to prepare new students for the beginning of their college career. Watch for an invite to attend the Wolfpack Welcome.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website.