Veterans Services

Veterans Services at St. Petersburg College

St. Petersburg College is here to assist veterans, eligible dependents, active duty servicepersons and members of the Selected Reserve. Our Veterans Services Specialists will help ease your transition in starting, continuing or resuming your education. We offer assistance with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits to more 1,700 current student veterans.

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Check out the steps to become an SPC GI Bill student​.

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Our GI Bill experts are ready to help you begin your educational journey at SPC!

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Top Ranked Online

U.S. News & World Report lists SPC in the Top 10 for Best Online Bachelor’s Program for Veterans.

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  • Florida GI Bill Waives Fees for Active Duty members

    Florida GI Bill Waives Fees for Active Duty members

    In 2016, House Bill 799 was signed into law, granting an out-of-state tuition fee waiver to Active Duty members residing or stationed outside of the State of Florida.

  • Purple Heart Tuition Waiver

    Purple Heart Tuition Waiver

    Florida waives undergraduate-level tuition at state universities, community colleges, and career and technical training facilities for Florida recipients of the Purple Heart and other combat-related decoration. Learn More.

  • Tuition Waiver for Veterans

    Tuition Waiver for Veterans

    The State of Florida enables SPC to waive the out-of-state portion of the tuition and fees for eligible veteran students through the Congressman C.W. Bill Young Tuition Waiver Program. Learn More.

  • Military Transfer Credit

    Military Transfer Credit

    If you were trained by and served in any branch of the United States armed forces, you could earn academic credit for your service. Find out how.

  • GI Bill benefits continue during online learning

    GI Bill benefits continue during online learning

    Students who use GI Bill educational benefits will continue to receive the same amount even though courses have moved online. Veteran students should review the full list of classes that will meet these course conversion requirements for Summer 2021.

In accordance with DoE 34 CFR section 668, St. Petersburg College does not practice fraudulent or aggressive recruiting tactics.