Veterans Education & Transition Services

The VET Center works as a liaison between CSN students and the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist veterans and their dependents with their educational benefits and academic needs. The Center not only certifies enrollment, it provides timely and accurate information on VA related issues, as well as a place for our veteran students to socialize and study.

Student benefits for veterans include:

  • Assistance with educational benefits application
  • CSN admission assistance
  • Liaison to veteran’s regional office
  • Study location
  • Personal academic counseling
  • Information on local job opportunities
  • Veteran work-study possibilities

Submit Online Claim - Claim submission to CSN VETS Center for returning students
(This is not the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) verification below)

WAVE Verification

All Chapters, with the exception of Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation), Chapter 35 (Survivors and Dependents) and Chapter 33 (Post 911 GI Bill) must contact the Department of Veterans Affairs monthly to verify their enrollment by calling 1-877-823-2378 or by visiting

Military Prior Learning Experience Transfer Credit

At the College of Southern Nevada, there are several ways in which you may be able to use your military experience to finish your degree sooner than you think.  Use the links below to find out how you can maximize your training and experience as you pursue your degree at CSN.  Veteran students wanting to transfer credits from a regionally accredited institution of higher education must have an official transcript mailed or hand carried and unopened to the Office of the Registrar.  Students who attended a foreign university or college must have their credits evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)

Have questions? Contact the CSN Transfer Team at Contact Us

Free Evaluation of Military Training

CSN offers a free evaluation of military training and experience for college credit.  All credit granted for military training is given based on the American Council on Education (ACE) guide recommendations. To request an official evaluation of your military experience and training for college credit, please request an official transcript using the links below.

Alternative Credit Options

Many students have extensive knowledge gained through prior schooling, training, or on-the-job experience. Through CSN, you may have the opportunity to earn additional credit toward your degree through a variety of options.