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MVSC New Students

Getting Admitted


Step 1: Apply

Apply here

  • Students will need to pay the application fee, and if they are eligible for the military tuition package, once enrolled and package is applied this fee will be reimbursed. 

  • Military students will apply as a transfer student.

  • If you have taken a break for longer than a year, you will need to reapply as a readmit. 




Mail: Office of Admission

          University of Central Missouri

          Ward Edwards 1400

          Warrensburg, MO 64093




Mail: Graduate School and International Admissions

          University of Central Missouri

          Ward Edwards 1800

          Warrensburg, MO 64093


  • If you need assistance in locating your military transcripts click here

  • UCM provides 11 credit hours for basic training and additional military training will be evaluated. To see if any of your military training has existing articulations you can click here to review. 

Step 2: Financial Services

FAFSA application

  • This application may be completed each year beginning October 1. 

  • UCM's school code is 002454

  • For additional information contact Student Financial Services


Step 3: After Admission

  • Undergraduate students will need to contact the Success Advising Center to schedule a meeting with their academic advisor to assist them in enrolling in courses.  Schedule an appointment here. For additional information contact the Success Advising Center.

  • Graduate students will need to contact their Program Coordinator, they can find these here. For additional information contact the Graduate and International Student Services.

Step 4: VA Educational Benefits and/or Military Tuition Assistance

  • To determine eligibility students will need to contact the Department of Veteran Affairs at 888-442-4551 or visit

  • Once you determine what benefit you are eligible for them students will need to apply for the benefit here. VA can take 30 days to process your application. Once completed a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) will be sent to student. Please provide a copy of the COE to the MVSC. 

  • Students will need to have a new student briefing with all students using VA benefits, to schedule an appointment with a School Certifying Official please call 660-543-8776 or email

  • If you have used your VA benefits at a previous institution, student will need to complete 22-1995 (service member/veteran) or 22-5495 (dependent). 

  • Students using Military Tuition Assistance will need to contact their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor prior to enrolling and for questions about tuition assistance. 

  • If you are using benefits, students must fill out the Certification Request Form each semester they are seeking to use their benefits. Form can be found here

  • Once all forms have been received, School Certifying Official will apply the Military Tuition Package and Active Military Tuition Rate if eligible to student accounts.

  • To review VA approved programs, Certifying Graduate Training for Students using VA Benefits, and Military Tuition Assistance Return of Unearned Funds policies please review here





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