Fort Bragg Campus

Fayetteville State University is dedicated to serving those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces to ensure that you as a service member, veteran, or military dependent are given the most accurate and up-to-date information. Whether you are a first time military student of Fayetteville State University or a seasoned veteran at taking courses, our FSU Fort Bragg Campus homepage has information for everyone.

Why Choose Fort Bragg Campus?

Whether you're in high school, already working, or transferring from another institution, FSU is a university that inspires you to set high expectations for yourself.  You can bet that we'll expect a lot from you - because we know the possibilities and the payoffs for your future are limitless.  We have thousands of successful alumni to prove it.  We will be actively involved in making the most of your FSU experience.

My word to anybody who’s thinking about returning back to school and for the people in the military, people who suffer from disabilities that hesitate from returning back to school, one thing I can say is that this place has helped me to build relationships that I thought I was able to never build again.
Donald Luckett
Political Science
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Admissions | Tuition Assistance | Registration | Resources | Financial Aid | Policies

Where Do You Fit?

*Re-admission of Servicemembers and Reservist:  You are considered a military readmit student if you have previously attended FSU but have not been enrolled for either a fall or spring semster.  You will apply for readmission through either the Registrar's Office or the Office of Admissions, depending on how long you have been away and your status when you left FSU.  Click on the link to determine which office will process your readmission.


Military Admissions Guide

Undergraduate Applicants


Complete an online application through CFNC and the North Carolina Residency Determination form to get the process started.

Steps to Completing the Undergraduate Admissions Process

(The $50 Admissions application fee is waived for Active Duty Service Members - Do Not Send Payment)

  1. Apply to Fayetteville State University
  2. Click on "New User"
  3. Create an Account
  4. Login and Complete the Application
  5. Click on "Check or Money Order" as your payment method to submit the Application

*All applicants are required to complete the North Carolina Residency Form.

Steps to Completing North Carolina Residency Form

  1. Create an account
  2. Complete and Proofread the Profile Information
  3. Say "YES" to claiming NC Residency (if you are active duty member stationed in NC or a dependent/spouse of an active duty member stationed in NC)
  4. Say "YES" to claiming the Military Tuition Benefit
  5. Upload a copy of the active duty member's orders showing that he/she is stationed at a permanent duty station in NC by the deadline date indicated by RDS
  6. Write down the RCN# (Number) for future reference
  7. Make sure the Tuition Status Says 'In-State', if not contact the RDS Office immediately.

Military Transcripts
JST:         Joint Service Transcript
CCAF:    Community College of the Air Force
CGI:       Coast Guard Institute
MCI:      Marine Corps Institute
DLI:       Defense Langauge Institute
DAU:     Defense Acquisition University

CLEP and DSST Test Scores
If you have taken any CLEP or DSST tests, your scores may qualify you to receive additional transfer credit.  You must submit an official CLEP or DSST transcript.

Official College Transcripts
A sealed, unopened copy of all official transcripts must be submitted for an official acceptance decision to be made.

Transcript Mailing Address:
Fayettevile State University:
Undergraduate Admissions
1200 Murchison Road
Fayettevile, NC  28301

Electronic Transcripts:  military@uncfsu.edu

Questions about Applying?
Contact: 910-672-2963/2966

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED AT FORT BRAGG

For additional programs, go to the Program Finder


Graduate Applicants


MBA w/Specializations - apply directly to the Broadwell College of Business and Economics and complete the North Carolina Residency Determination Form
*All applicants are required to complete the North Carolina Residency Form.
Contact:  Mrs. Berrak Walters at  (910) 672-1218


Other Graduate Programs - apply through the Office of Admissions and complete the North Carolina Residency Determination Form
*All applicants are required to complete the North Carolina Residency Form.

Contact: Melissa Wells at (910) 672-1412


Steps to Completing North Carolina Residency Form

  1. Create an account
  2. Complete and Proofread the Profile Information
  3. Say "YES" to claiming NC Residency (if you are active duty member stationed in NC or a dependent/spouse of an active duty member stationed in NC)
  4. Say "YES" to claiming the Military Tuition Benefit
  5. Upload a copy of the active duty member's orders showing that he/she is stationed at a permanent duty station in NC by the deadline date indicated by RDS
  6. Write down the RCN# (Number) for future reference
  7. Make sure the Tuition Status Says 'In-State', if not contact the RDS Office immediately.


*The $50.00 admission application fee is waived for Active Duty service members.

GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED AT FORT BRAGG

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) 

For additional programs, go to the Program Finder


Military Tuition Assistance

Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is a government benefit paid to current members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard to assist with tuition expenses at a higher education institution.  Below is information on the process to request Military Tuition Assistance.

Basic steps for requesting Tuition Assistance

  1. Speak with the local Education Office to ensure you are eligible for Tuition Assistance.
  2. Follow the instructions provided by the Education Office on how to request Tuition Assistance for your course(s) for your school.
  3. The military approves your Tuition Assistance (TA) request(s).
  4. Verify Student Accounts has received your approved Tuition Assistance (TA) to process.
  5. Student Accounts (specifically, the Third Party Billing office) posts the TA (tuition assistance) credit to your account.  The invoice timeframe is between the 1st and 15th of each month.

Class Fees
Tuition Assistance (TA) usually pays for tuition and will not pay for fees.  The student is responsible for paying fees to their school.

Grades
The student will be responsible to repay any Tuition Assistance (TA) funds received for grades that are not considered passing.  The following grades are acceptable and will not be recouped:

  • Undergraduate:  Grade of 'C' or higher
  • Graduate:  Grade of 'B' or higher 

Withdrawals and Refunds
If you withdraw officially from the University, your refund is subject to the Unviersity Withdrawal Policy.  The purpose of student refunds is to reimburse students for monies paid in escess of tuition and fees.  For more detailed information, visit the Student Accounts webpage.

Withdrawal for Extenuating Circumstances
Students may withdraw from individual courses or from the university for extenuating circumstances without the following academic penalty:

  • WU will be recorded on the transcript;
  • Course(s) count in attempted hours;
  • Course(s) do not count for tuition surcharge;
  • Course(s) do not count in GPA calculations;
  • Course(s) will not count toward the withdrawal maximum of 16 hours;
  • Course(s) are subject to Title IV regulation (SAP rules and calculations).

Extenuating circumstances include:

  • Military Service Obligation: Duty on a voluntary or involuntary basis in connection with service in the Armed Forces, Reserves, or National Guard including, but not limited to active duty, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, and inactive duty training.
  • Serious Medical Debilitation of the Student: Illness, injury, impairment, or physical or mental condition requiring inpatient care in a hospital, hospice, or residential medical care facility.

Documentation required includes:

  • Military Service Obligation: Verification of the student's voluntary or involuntary basis in connection with service in the Armed Forces, Reserves, or National Guard including, but not limited to, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, and inactive duty training. Acceptable documentation may include, for example, copies of orders, letters from a commanding officer, etc.
  • Serious Medical Debilitation of the Student: A certificate issued by the treating health care professional(s) stating each of the following:
    • Approximate date on which the student's condition began;
    • Extent to which the condition has impacted the student's pursuit of a degree;
    • Relevant and appropriate medical facts regarding the student's conditio

 For more detailed information, visit the Student Accounts webpage.

Each branch has its own reguirements for eligibility.  Click on the category below for information pertaining to the type of Tuition Assistance you would like to pursue.

Please note:  DoD websites often have security certificates that are not automatically recognized by browsers on civilian computers.  Therefore, the links provided below may prompt the user to check the certificate to determine if it is one you can trust before proceeding to the website.

Air Force Tuition Assistance

To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on Air Force Portal.

  • Cover Up to $250 per credit hour
  • Annual aggregate limit of $4,500 per fiscal year
  • May cover up to 18 credit hours per fiscal year

Army Tuition Assistance

To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on the GoArmyEd's website.

  • Cover Up to $250 per credit hour
  • Annual aggregated limit up to $4,500 per year
  • May cover up to 16 credit hours per fiscal year

Coast Guard Tuition Assistance

To determine if you are elgibile for this benefit, view the benefit information on the Coast Guard's Tuition Assistance Policies webpage.

  • Cover Up to $250 per credit hour
  • Active Duty or Reservists on long-term orders (180 days+) are eligible

Marine Corps Tuition Assistance

To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on the U. S. Marine Corps Tuition Assistance webpage.

  • Cover Up to $250 per credit hour
  • Must be on Active Duty or "Activated Reservist" status 
  • Annual aggregate limit of $4,500 per fiscal year
  • May cover up to 18 credit hours per fiscal year

MyCAA Tuition Assistance

MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Tuition Assistance covers tuition for eligible military spouses.  To determine if you are eligible, view the benefit information on the MyCAA Portal or contact a counselor directly at (800) 342-9647.

  • Spouses of Active Duty or Activated National Guard/Reserve members (pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2) may qualify
  • Must be on seeking a certificate or licensure
  • May pay from $2,000 to $4,000 total
  • Does not cover fees such as books, insurance, etc.

Navy Tuition Assistance

To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on the U. S.  Navy College website.

  • Cover Up to $250 per credit hour
  • Must be on Active Duty or "Activated Reserve"
  • Annual aggregated limit up to $4,500 per year
  • May cover up to 16 credit hours per fiscal year
  • Tuition Assistance will only be approved after one year at first duty station



North Carolina National Guard (State TA)



ARMY COOL (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line) 


 

Financial Aid

For further assistance with your financial aid needs, please contact Kervin Hawkins at
(910) 672-1171 or khawkins@uncfsu.edu to schedule an appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at the Fort Bragg Training and Education Center Knox & Randolph Streets Wing F, Room 122 Fort Bragg, North Carolina.



Accreditations

Fayetteville State University is accredited by SACS (Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges).  For more information about our accrediting board, you may contact the Commission on Colleges at (404) 679-4500 or visit their website at www.sacscoc.org.

In addition to our institutional accrediations, there are several academic programs that have "specialized" accreditations.*

Accrediting Agency Department/Program
AACSB - Accreditation Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business Broadwell College of Business and Economics
FEPAC - Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission Forensic Science Program
National Geo-spatial Intelligence Agency Accreditation GEOINT Certificate Program
ACJS Accreditation - Academic of Criminal Justice Sciences Criminal Justice Bachelors of Science Program
NAEYC Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs Education Programs
ABET Accreditation - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Mathematics and Computer Science Programs
NASM Accreditation - National Association of Schools of Music Music Program
NCSBN Accreditation - National Council of State Boards of Nursing Nursing Program
CCNE Accreditation - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing Program
CSWE Accreditation - Council of Social Work Education Social Work Program
NASAD Accreditation - National Association of Art and Design Art Program


*Information obtained from FSU Institutional Effectiveness Website (www.uncfsu.edu/ir)