Military, Reservist, Veteran, and Family Education Benefit Resources

Northern has a long and continuing history as a military-friendly school
Air Force Air National Guard Army Coast Guard Marines National Guard Navy Space Force Veterans Affairs SD Veterans Affairs


Please visit the appropriate page to find resources specific to your needs:


Active-Duty Military

Currently serving

Visit Active-Duty Military Education Benefits


Active Reservist, National Guard

Actively participating in drill weekends

Visit Active Reservist and National Guard Education Benefits



Honorably discharged from the military or retired. Note members with Other than Honorable (OTH) discharge may be eligible for VA education benefits.

Visit Veteran Education Benefits


Dependent spouse/child of active-duty service member

Visit Dependent Spouse or Child of Active-Duty Service Member Education Benefits


Dependent spouse/child of veteran

Visit Dependent Spouse or Child of Veteran Education Benefits


Contact the NSU Military & Veterans' Affairs Office


Phone: 605-626-2568

Fax: 605-626-2542


Ronald E. Brownie (USN Retired) – Military Veteran Affairs Officer/School Certifying Official

Shantel Yde – Assistant Military Veteran Affairs Officer

Della Donovan – Staff Assistant


Northern State University

1200 S Jay Street

Aberdeen SD 57401