CMVE Publications

The Veteran Advocate:

CMVE will periodically publish the Veteran Advocate, exploring issues that resonate with military-connected students and the dedicated faculty and staff who serve these students. CMVE members are encouraged to share with their campus networks to keep institutional colleagues apprised of CMVE findings and activities.

May 2018 – A New Era for Data Capture and Success Measures for Military-Connected Students

March 2018 – SCOs – Are you Ready for the Forever GI Bill? (by Gail Bock, Henry Ford College and Kara Fields, Macomb Community College)

January 2017 – A Checklist for Incoming Student Veterans (by Will Emerson, UM-Dearborn)

December 2016 – A Resource Guide on Translating Military Competencies into Academic Credit

November 2016 – Veterans Day – A Celebration of Peace, Patriotism, and Sacrifice

Enrollment Checklist Examples

Military/Servicemember Legislation and Laws Related to Education & Training

Community College Act of 1966 (applicable to state community colleges)
  • Section 388.1829 requiring admission application question related to military service
  • Section 389.123b with direction regarding the Joint Services Transcript (JST)
State School Aid Act of 1979 (applicable to state universities)
  • Section 388.1875 with several directives related to military-affiliated students, particularly related to admission and tuition
  • HJR M of 2013 Establishes in-state or in-district rates for all active and reserve members and honorably discharged veterans for all MI public community colleges

    HJR L of 2013 Establishes in-state rates for all active and reserve members and honorably discharged veterans for all MI public universities

    H.B. 4605 Allows certain waivers for military training relevant to emergency medical services civilian occupations

    H.B. 4731 Allows waivers for certain military training for civilian employment in law enforcement and fire personnel