Financial Assistance for Veterans | Casper College, Wyoming

Financial Assistance for Veterans

Casper College would like to thank our men and women of the armed forces and their family members for all they do. We are here to work with you to set your educational goals to expand career advancement in the military or during transition from military service to civilian life.

Veterans and family members  looking to apply for VA Education Benefits please click on GI Bill.

Wyoming Combat Veterans looking to apply for tuition assistance click on Federal and WY Tuition Assistance.

Service members looking to apply for military benefits please select either Federal Tuition Assistance or Wy Nat'l Guard/Air Guard Education Assistance.

Veterans, Service members and family members please remember:

Apply online for Casper College scholarships that are specific to your major and for Veterans.

  • Online applications for the upcoming year are open January 10th, closing March 2nd.
  • Spring Semester online applications are open October 1st, closing November 14th

Joint Service Transcripts

We do our best here at Casper College to look at your military service and apply that for credit. These determinations are made in a case by case basis. If you don't have your JST's you can order them here.

If you want to have your transcripts reviewed you can attach them to your application.  Keep in mind, once your JST's have been reviewed and applied for credit, we can't take them back. This can sometimes affect GI Bill benefits down the road.  If you want your JST's reviewed, please fill out this authorization and send it to 

Complete the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) – FAFSA needs to be renewed every year you are going working on your undergraduate degree.

VA Work-Study Allowance - If you're a full-time or 3/4-time student in a college degree, vocational, or professional program, you can “earn while you learn” with a VA work-study allowance. You’ll earn an hourly wage equal to the Federal minimum wage or your State minimum wage, whichever is greater.

Casper College is proud to be a participant with the VA Yellow Ribbon Program. Casper College is the first public institution in Wyoming offering this additional support to possible out of state Veterans.

2018-2019 is Casper College's eighth year of being listed as a Military Friendly School through G.I. Jobs. Military Friendly Schools® are the top 10% of schools nationwide that deliver the best experience for military students.

Explore how your military experience may help you transfer into different career areas at Hero 2 Hired, or Before you obligate yourself to a specific chapter of the GI Bill make sure to take the time to communicate with a Casper College administrator to know which chapter and combination of benefits are going to help you meet your educational goals and provide the best financial support during your enrollment.

Military Transcripts

Please know that we are here to help you reach your educational goals and feel free to contact Nick Whipps, Special Populations Coordinator via email, or phone (307-268-2510) with any questions or concerns you may have.

Casper College Veterans Center

The Campus Veterans Center is located in the Goodstein Library Room 108. Open Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. 

Casper College Veterans Club

A student-lead organization has developed a Campus Veterans Center. The Veterans Club hosts different veterans services each week on campus to assist veterans, service members and dependents.

The Campus Veterans Center is located in the Goodstein Library Room 108.

  • Wyoming Veterans Commission Service Officers: To help veterans learn about their state and federal benefits, health care and VA disability and pension claims.
  • Vet Center: Providing a broad range of counseling, outreach and referral services to combat Veterans and their families.
  • Healing Waters
  • VA Town Hall Meetings