Learn how to become part of the McNeese family.
Designated a Governor's Military and Veteran Friendly Campus by the Louisiana Legislature and named a Military Friendly School for three consecutive years by Victory Media, McNeese maintains a strong tradition of service to those who serve or who have served. For students who are active duty, retired or veterans, we offer a number of benefits, including on-campus support and online support services.
Note: Before you start the application process, make sure meet admission requirements.
Start the Process
If you've never received VA educational benefits before, find out more about what benefits you qualify for by visiting the Department of Veteran's Affairs benefits for service members
Fill out and submit an application fee waiver for priority registration.
As a military and veteran friendly campus, McNeese offers admissions policies, programs and services tailored to military and veteran students, including:
Waived application fee
A dedicated Veterans' Orientation
Priority class scheduling
Prompt readmission for veterans whose enrollment is interrupted by mobilization or active duty
Veteran-friendly Freshman Foundation course
Veterans' Resume and Interviewing Workshop
Free tutoring services
After You Appy
Submit Proof of Immunization Compliance Form
(Males ages 18-25) Submit a copy of your draft card.
(Optional) Apply for financial aid and scholarships at fafsa.gov. McNeese's FAFSA school code is 002017.
(Optional) Apply for on-campus housing at www.mcneesereslife.com.
(Optional) Purchase a commuter or residence campus dining meal plan at www.dineoncampus.com/mcneese.
Office of Admissions
Fall applications - due August 1
Spring applications - due December 1
Summer applications - due May 15