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Part of earning a degree is ensuring you take the right classes in the right order - Central Academic Advising is available to help get you on the right track early on in your academic career and offers a number of options for students looking for college preparatory courses or who may be seeking their GED.

Academic Advising

We assist veterans and their dependents applying for benefits they’ve earned while linking them to other services and organizations that will support them locally where they live. This office assists local Veteran Service Organizations (VSO).  We act as a liaison between their membership and other community organizations in support of their mission.

Bannock County Veteran Services

The ISU Career Center is available to assist students with resume building, interview skills, and other areas of professional development, including job assessment tests that help you look at your skills and interests.

Career Center

Counseling and Testing Services administers proctored tests and exams and provides counseling services to students and the ISU community. Counseling services are free of charge to currently enrolled students.

Counseling and Testing

ISU’s Disability Services office is available to provide information and assistance to any student, faculty or staff member who has a qualified permanent or temporary disability.


Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) offer up to $250 per tuition semester hour and up to $4000 for 16 semester hours a federal fiscal year.

State Education Assistance Program (SEAP) provide up to $4000 for tuition and registration fees for schools in Idaho.

Sergeant First Class

 phone: (208) 390-0974
  email: spencer.p.showalter.mil@army.mil


US Military Service Member?  Admitted as a non-Idaho resident?  Charged non-resident tuition and fees?

The Military Education Benefits Office is here to help!  Reach out today to discuss your options under Idaho Residency Laws, Section 702 Veteran's Choice Act, or Post 9-11 Yellow Ribbon Benefits.  Options may have deadlines so don't hesitate, REACH OUT TODAY!

Military education Benefits office

Funding is an important aspect of your academic career. Many scholarships are available specifically for military-connected & veteran students, as well as other general scholarships to help you reach your educational goal.


Join the TRIO Veterans if you are a veteran of any branch, currently serving, or have served in the National Guard or Reserve, and you want to pursue a degree in higher education.  This program assists Veterans, free of charge, as they prepare for, enter, and pursue a higher education.

REGISTER for your benefits today - trioveterans@isu.edu


Find out how our Veterans work-study program can help you earn money while you’re enrolled at Idaho State University!  

You may be eligible to take part in our work-study program if you meet all of these requirements.

All of these must be true:

  • You’re enrolled at least three-quarter time in a college degree, vocational, or professional program, and
  • You have found an open job either at a nearby VA facility or in a VA-related role at ISU, and
  • You can finish the work-study contract while you still qualify for education benefits, and
  • You’re using an approved VA education benefits program to pay for your education or training


For more information contact:

Dustin Perry
email:  perrdus2@isu.edu
phone: (208) 282-4613