Admissions

Credit for Military Service

Fulfillment of Wellness General Education Program Requirement:

If you have completed Basic Training in any branch of the U.S. military, you may provide your DD214, NOBE or Joint Services Transcript to Ann Whipp, UW-Stevens Point Veteran Coordinator, 715-346-3237. Upon satisfactory review, credit will be granted for the following UW-Stevens Point courses:

  • Wellness, 2 credits. Meets General Education Program requirement for Wellness (GEP: WLN).

  • Elective, 2 credits.

If you have completed Basic Training and also meet the following criteria, you may receive additional credit as indicated below:

  • For completion of Basic Life Support Training and possession of current CPR certification, credit will be granted for HS 123: Standard First Aid and CPR, 1 credit. You must submit your current CPR card as well as your DD 214, NOBE or Joint Services Transcript.

Also,

  • For completion of Basic Life Support Training, possession of current CPR certification and completion of Combat Lifesaver Training, credit will be granted for P ED 101: Responding to Emergencies – CPR/First Aid, 1 credit and HS 124: CPR for the Professional Rescuer – Instructor, 1 credit. You must submit your Combat Lifesaver training certificate and current CPR card as well as your DD 214, NOBE or Joint Services Transcript.

Credit for Other Military Course Work:

You may submit your military transcripts (JST, AARTS or SMART) to the UW-Stevens Point Admissions Office. Transcripts will be reviewed for college credit based on the American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations. Credit will be awarded for courses listed under “Military Course Completion” when ACE recommends credit at the lower or upper-division baccalaureate level and courses are similar in nature, level and content to UW-Stevens Point course work. Credit is not awarded when recommended at the vocational level or for military occupations.