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Veterans & Military-Connected Student Information

Gonzaga University is committed to supporting members of our military, military spouses and veterans. 

We have a rich military connected history starting with the V-5 program during World War II and currently with our ROTC program for undergraduates.  We are proud to be a WDVA Veteran Supportive Campus and have been designated a Military Friendly School. 

We participate in all Veterans education programs and have online programs designed to fit your changing schedule.

Why Gonzaga?

  • Accepts the GI Bill ®
  • Yellow Ribbon School - applies to undergraduate and law school students only
  • 10% Tuition Discount for Organizational Leadership program
  • Military Specialist
  • Flexible Leave of Absence Policy
  • Personalized Support, 6-Days a Week
  • Jesuit Values - Care of the Whole Person

Why Organizational Leadership?

  • Online Program
  • 24/7 Access to your Classroom
  • Optional Concentrations
  • Learn with and from a Diverse Student Body
  • Expert Faculty
  • Expand your Leadership Skills
  • Ready for a New Leadership Role
  • Prepare for Transition to Civilian Life

Additional Information

  • Currently, all active-duty military members must have permission/approval from an Education Services Officer (ESO), Military Counselor, or the Military Service prior to applying.
  • For more information on how to apply for the GI Bill and related benefits, please visit the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs How to Apply page.
  • Visit Gonzaga’s Military & Veteran Students for more information regarding benefits and student support

Veterans Office

Michael Ortiz

Michael Ortiz

Alumnus | SFC, U.S. Army (Ret)

“I’ve always had a passion for leadership and I wanted to broaden my horizons.”

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

Alumna | U.S. Navy Veteran

“I wanted to learn a different style of leadership.”

Nick Brock

Nick Brock

Alumnus | CMSgt., U.S. Air Force

“Everything that I got to do or learn in the program, I was able to roll it into my job.”