Marian University is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium. SOC, established in 1972, consists of national higher education associations and approximately 1,900 institutional members. SOC Consortium institutional members subscribe to principles and criteria to ensure that quality academic programs are available to military students including those on active duty, Coast Guard personnel, reservists, members of the National Guard, family members, civilian employees of the Department of Defense, and veterans of all Services. As a SOC Consortium member, this institution ensures Servicemembers and their family members share in appropriately accredited postsecondary education opportunities available to other citizens. Flexibility of programs and procedures particularly in admissions, counseling credit transfer, course articulations, recognition of non-traditional learning experiences, scheduling, course format, and residency requirements are provided to enhance access of military students and their family members to higher education programs. Marian University is proud to provide veterans and active duty military members with the necessary resources and support to assist with meeting their educational goals.
If requested, Marian University is required to provide the Department of Veterans Affairs with copies of grades and academic records to support certifications or to show failure to meet progress requirements without seeking prior approval of the individual veteran.