Veterans Programs

Contact Information

Aidee McKinney, Financial Aid/Veterans Services Advisor                            

Phone: 575.439.3714


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

Mission Statement

NMSU-A Office of Veterans Programs main function is to serve as the liaison between NMSU-A students and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Our duties include:
  • Certifying students for required courses which apply to their degree programs
  • Reporting adjustments of students schedules credit hours, and final grades
  • Ensuring that we are in compliance with all VA regulations and standards

In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679(e), your educational institution adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from VA. This educational institution will not:

  • Prevent the student’s enrollment
  • Assess a late penalty fee to the student
  • Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding
  • Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.
  • Provide 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the COE



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