As a Yellow Ribbon school, Rutgers offers enhanced programs and services specifically for our military veterans. We’re prepared to support you at each step of the process in becoming a Rutgers University–Camden student.

Rutgers–Camden is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium. Membership in the SOC Consortium is based on a range of services specific to the needs of servicemembers and their families. 

Apply as a Veteran

Veterans apply to Rutgers–Camden for admissions to undergraduate programs the same as first-year applicants or transfer applicants

Military Transcripts

After completing and submitting your Undergraduate Admissions Application, be sure to send your military transcripts to:

Office of University Undergraduate Admissions
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
65 Davidson Road – Room 202
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8097

College Credit for Military Service

Rutgers–Camden recognizes military-based training programs for academic credit through our College of Arts and Sciences. We use the American Council on Education (ACE) college credit recommendations listed on your military transcript to determine college credit equivalencies at Rutgers–Camden. 

After reviewing your transcript, the College of Arts and Sciences will determine the number of credits accepted and how they will be applied. See more information about credits for military service at Rutgers–Camden.

Applying for Educational Benefits

Rutgers offers several programs that help give financial support to veterans and military service members. You can apply for benefits through the Registrar’s Office in Armitage Hall once you’re admitted to the university and at the beginning of each semester or semester. See more information about educational benefits available to veterans at Rutgers–Camden.

Degree Programs at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Rutgers–Camden and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBDML) have established a partnership to bring servicemembers the opportunity to pursue their college education while close to home. At JBMDL, Rutgers offers bachelor’s degree completion programs for students with associate degrees or approximately two years college. Learn more about degrees available at Rutgers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

Resources for Servicemembers and Veterans

We’ll help you transition to a successful college experience. Rutgers–Camden offers a wide range of services for servicememebers and veterans through its Office of Veterans Services. Contact Veterans Services with questions or for more information.