Military Affiliations and Partners

ODUGlobal has support services specifically for military service members, veterans, and their dependents. See what we offer.

Old Dominion University has signed military pathway agreements for over a dozen bachelor's degree programs. These pathways incorporate credit that may be earned outside the classroom though examinations, experience, and/or training.

Save time, money, and effort without sacrificing academic rigor, even if you have never attended college in the past.

Military Pathway Details

ODU is proud to participate in General Education Mobile (GEM) to offer online courses that meet Community College of the Air Force requirements for an associate of applied science degree.


We are also proud to participate in the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) to provide service members a pathway to a bachelor's degree. 


DANTES supports the off-duty, voluntary education programs of the Department of Defense and conducts special projects and development activities in support of education-related functions of the Department. 

DANTES website

This institution is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

ODU features degree programs of special interest to active duty, reserve, veteran and civilian USCG members, such as the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences major in Health Services Administration.

  • ODUGlobal courses can be completed at sea or ashore.
  • Credit may be granted for Coast Guard training.
  • Generous tuition assistance and book allowances for military and civilian USCG members.
  • Veterans benefits/GI Bill® accepted.

Find other important and relevant resources at the U. S. Coast Guard Institute.

Graduate students in engineering, nursing, and education programs at ODU are eligible for Yellow Ribbon funding. Learn more at the Veterans Affairs website.