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  • Ohio Means Jobs
    Veterans will find a wealth of information to help them make a smooth transition into civilian life. The website includes lists of veteran-friendly employers, top careers for veterans, federal and state benefits and tools like the Military Skills Translator to help veterans locate their next career.
  • Ohio Veterans Benefits Guide
    A guide was developed by the Ohio Department of Veterans Services to provide detailed information on a variety of resources available for veterans.
  • Ohio GI Promise: Frequently Asked Questions
    In an effort to help veterans, service members and their families obtain a college degree or certificate, the University System of Ohio has taken proactive steps to better serve those who have served our country through the Ohio GI Promise initiative.  This FAQ will provide more information about the Ohio GI Promise, which includes how to become qualified as an in-state resident for the purposes of tuition, state educational subsidies, and financial aid.  
  • Education Opportunities for Veterans & Service Members
    Education Opportunities for Veterans & Service Members section provides an overview of Ohio's commitment to service members and veterans.
  • Financial Aid for Veterans
    Information on monetary aid towards higher education for active U.S. service members and veterans from all branches of the military can be found here.
  • Military One Source
    Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program that provides comprehensive information and assistance on various aspects of military life at no cost for active duty, National Guard, reserve members, and their families.
  • Ohio Transfer to Degree Guarantee: Military
    The Ohio Board of Regents has launched the new Ohio Transfer to Degree Guarantee program to help students streamline credit transfers among the state's public colleges and universities.  This program facilitates awarding of college credit for military training, experience, and coursework.  Military service members and veterans who are considering attending public institutions of higher education in Ohio will be able to find out how their military training, experience, and coursework could be translated as courses or credit toward a college degree or certiticate.
  • Transfer to Success for Veterans (video)
    Transfer to Success for Veterans is a video of student veterans sharing their experiences in receiving college credit for their military training, experience ,and coursework and being able to apply it toward their college degree.