First of all, thank you for your service, dedication and sacrifice.

ENMU offers academic and financial support for you and your dependents if you are a veteran or a current member of the military and serving in the state of New Mexico or around the world. Whether you're active duty, in the national guard or reserves, or a veteran, ENMU has programs to meet your needs.

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Application Process For Veterans and Transfer of G.I. Bill Benefits

Our VA certifying official is the point of contact on campus for all veteran issues. We work hard to help you get the education you deserve and plan for the future you want. Applying to ENMU is free! You have to be admitted to ENMU before you can get your VA education benefits processed. To be admitted to ENMU, you'll need to do the following:

  1. Submit an ENMU Admission Application. Fill out our online application, or download an application and mail it to us.

Send Your ENMU Application Materials To:

Office of Enrollment Services
ENMU Station 7
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130

  1. Provide transcripts. Although not required for admission, official copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended are needed for proper advising and course placement. Official transcripts may also be required to determine financial aid eligibility. (see more about sending a transcript to ENMU)
  2. Complete your FAFSA application. (Eastern's FAFSA school code is 002651)
  3. Complete paperwork for VA education benefits (35, 33, 31, 30, 1606).
  4. Check out available scholarships for veterans/military service members and families.
  5. Find more information about our ENMU Veterans Services on our website and help is always available through our VA certifying official.

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Application Process for Active Duty

ENMU's military program is designed to provide educational opportunities to you if you are completing your college degree over the course of your military activity and across multiple postings. ENMU will assist you and your adult family members to complete your college degrees no matter where you move during your military career.

Coming to Eastern is easy! Best of all, applying to ENMU is free! Our admission process for active duty military and their dependents consists of the following steps:

  1. Submit an ENMU Admission Application. Fill out our online application, or download an application and mail it to us (be sure to indicate your military status on the application).

Send Application Materials To

Office of Enrollment Services
ENMU Station 7
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130

  1. If you are stationed in New Mexico, fill out the Military Waiver form (should be signed by your squadron commander). For information about the Military Waiver, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668).
  2. Provide transcripts. Although not required for admission, official copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended are needed for proper advising and course placement. Official transcripts may also be required to determine financial aid eligibility. (see more about sending a transcript to ENMU)
  3. Complete your FAFSA application (Eastern's FAFSA school code is 002651).
  4. Check out available scholarships for veterans/military service members and families.
  5. Provide any Tuition Assistance paperwork. Tuition Assistance is a benefit paid to eligible members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard. Congress has given each service the ability to pay up to 100% for the tuition expenses (including fees) of its members. Each service has its own criteria for eligibility, obligated service, application process and restrictions. This money is usually paid directly to ENMU. If you plan on using tuition assistance, you'll need to bring a copy of your approved tuition assistance documentation to the ENMU Office of Student Accounts, Administration Building (AD), Room 114, so we can apply it to your account.

You can also fax your Tuition Assistance documentation to 575.562.2428 or mail to:

Office of Student Accounts
Attention: Bobbie Victor
ENMU Station 4
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130