Michigan's Veteran-Friendly Schools
The Michigan Veteran-Friendly School program recognizes academic institutions of higher learning committed to supporting the needs of student veterans and dependents. The program awards Gold-, Silver- and Bronze-level status to institutions that offer veteran-centric services and programs. Any institution of higher learning and/or training facility in Michigan eligible to receive veteran education benefits can to apply for the program regardless of size, location and program delivery.

Veteran-Friendly School program criteria
 
1. Established process for identification of current student veterans.
2. Veteran-specific website.
3. Active student-operated veterans club or association.
4. Veteran-specific career services, resources, advising and/or outcome monitoring
5. On-campus veteran’s coordinator and/or designated staff point of contact.
6. System to evaluate and award credit based on prior military training and experience.
7. Monitoring and evaluation of student veteran academic retention, transfer and graduation rates.
 
Bronze level: Complete three of the above
Silver level: Complete four of the above
Gold level: Complete six or more of the above

The following schools were awarded Bronze-, Silver- and Gold-level status for 2016-17. Links are provided to each institution's website and the criteria each school met is listed below its name. 
Gold Level
 

Aquinas College
1,2,4,5,6,7

Baker College
1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Central Michigan University
1,2,3,4,5,6,7 

 
Davenport University    

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


Delta College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


Detroit Training Center
1,2,4,5,6,7

Eastern Michigan University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 
 


Ferris State University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 
Grand Rapids Community College logo

Grand Rapids Community College
1,2,4,5,6,7


Grand Valley State University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Henry Ford College
1,2,3,4,5,6

Jackson College
1,2,3,4,5,6,7



Kalamazoo Valley Community College
1,2,3,4,5,6,7


 

Kirtland Community College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7

 

Lake Michigan College
1,2,4,5,6,7
 


Lansing Community College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


Macomb Community College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 



MIAT College of Technology
1, 2,3,4,5,6,7 


Michigan State University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Michigan Technological University
1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 

Mid Michigan Community College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Montcalm Community College 

1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 


Mott Community College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7
 


Muskegon Community College

1,2,3,4,5,6
 


North Central Michigan College

1,2,3,5,6,7
 
Northern Michigan University logo

Northern Michigan University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 




 


Northwestern Michigan College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 




Northwood University

1,2,3,5,6,7
 

Oakland Community College

1,2,3,5,6,7
 

Oakland University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Olivet College
1,2,3,4,5,6,7



Saginaw Valley State University
1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


Schoolcraft College

1,2,4,5,6,7


Siena Heights University

1,2,4,5,6,7


Spring Arbor University

1,2,4,5,6,7 

University of Detroit Mercy

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


University of Michigan - Dearborn

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


University of Michigan - Flint

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


Walsh College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Washtenaw Community College

1,2,3,4,5,6,7  


Wayne State University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7 


Western Michigan University

1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Western Michigan University
Thomas M. Cooley Law School

1,2,3,4,5,7
 


Silver Level

Adrian College 
1,2,3,4,5
 
Bay de Noc Community College
1,2,5,6
 
Calvin College
1,2,5,6
 
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
1,2,5,6,7
 
Concordia University - Ann Arbor
1,2,5,6,7
 
Focus HOPE
1,2,4,5,7
 
Glen Oaks Community College
1,2,5,6
 
Global Information Technology
1,2,4,5,7
 
Gogebic Community College
1,2,5,6
 
Grace Bible College
1,2,6,7
 
Greater Michigan Construction Academy
1,2,4,5,7
 
Lake Superior State University 
1,2,5,6,7
 
Merill Institute 
1,2,5,7
 
Monroe County Community College 
1,2,4,5, 6
 
St. Clair County Community College 
1,2,5,6
 
Suburban Truck Driver School
1,2,4,5,7
 
West Shore Community College 
1,2,5,6,7
 
 



Bronze Level

2,5,7 Cleary College
1,6,7
Lawrence Technological University
1,2,3
Marygrove College
1,2,5