Serving Military-Connected Students

Whether you’re a prospective student or an established member of our Bronco community, you can count on FSU to demonstrate a strong and steadfast commitment to military-connected students.


Every year, we welcome many active-duty service members, reservists, veterans, and military families to our diverse campus community. This makes us proud.

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FSU stands as a national leader in service to military-connected students. We enroll more GI Bill and Tuition Assistance students than any other HBCU (Historically Black College or University) in the U.S. Within the UNC System, we're the top-ranked “Best for Vets” university, according to Military Times.

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Deeds, Not Words: FSU's Call to Serve.

Our commitment to military-connected students is enduring, beginning over 150 years ago. Since that time, our legacy of service to military-connected students has only deepened and grown.

Fayetteville State University is a Purple Heart University.

FSU’s commitment to military-connected students starts at the top.

Our FSU team includes veterans and military-connected leaders.

They’re here to help—and they know what you need to succeed.

Siobhan Norris

“We understand you because we are you.”

Siobhan Norris, Associate Vice Chancellor for Military Affairs at FSU.

Meet the team

Associate Vice Chancellor Norris is available to speak to the media on issues pertaining to attracting, supporting, and engaging military-connected students in higher education. To request an interview, please email Associate Vice Chancellor Joy Cook at

Learn more about our top-ranked university and how we serve our military-connected students.

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