Veteran Benefits

Calling all Service Members and Veterans Southern State is working on starting a student veteran organization and we want to know if you are a service member or veteran. Please help us gather more information by sending your name, if you are a service member (active, guard or reserve), veteran, receiving benefits, discharge status and what campus you prefer to attend to our Service Member/Veteran Liaison, Bob Hixson, at

Step 1 – Apply for GI Bill Benefits Online

For veterans or dependents using education benefits for the first time, apply online at:

Step 2 – Contact our Service Member/Veteran Liaison

Contact Southern State’s Service Member/Veteran Liaison, Bob Hixson, at 800.628.7722 x2845, or the Certifying Office at 800.628.7722 x2616 to complete the following form:

The Veteran Liaison will also be able to help veterans and dependents who have previously used their benefits and are either transferring to Southern State or changing their program.

Additional Resources

For service member/veteran support, please contact Bob Hixson at or at 937.393.3431 x2845.