This page provides information regarding students bringing military educational credits into Iowa State and applying them to their
Acceptance of Credit
The Joint Services Transcripts (JST) or the Community College of the Air Force Transcript is submitted by student to the University. The JST provides a summary of the individual’s military course completions and training and shows the credit that is recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE). The ACE Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Service is available and searchable online as well.
For more information visit the ISU Office of Admissions page for more information regarding military credit.
A maximum of 16 career-technical credits can be accepted and applied to a student’s degree program. This includes credit awarded for military vocational certificate recommendations and career-technical credit granted from regionally accredited colleges.
Application of Credit to Degree Program
After admissions has evaluated the credit for acceptance to the University, the academic adviser works with the student to determine the application of those credits to the student’s degree program. In-depth information about the process is provided in this PDF document.
While the primary contact for the student is his/her academic adviser, each undergraduate college has identified an additional resource person (listed below) whom military students can contact with questions about the transfer/application of credit towards their degree.
|College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||Howard Tylerfirstname.lastname@example.org||515-294-6434|
|College of Business||Cindy Sheehyemail@example.com||515-294-8301|
|College of Design||Michelle Rasmussenfirstname.lastname@example.org||515-294-0732|
|College of Engineering||Paul Castleberryemail@example.com||515-294-0364|
|College of Human Sciences||Clayton Johnsonfirstname.lastname@example.org||515-294-8238|
|College of Liberal Arts and Sciences||Callie Morrowemail@example.com||515-294-7470|