Military Tigers

Military Tigers are defined as active duty, Reserve, National Guard, Merchange Marine ROTC, Prior Service, and their dependents. Our recruitment staff refrain from high-pressured, unsolicited practices of service members in compliance with the DoD MOU. 

As a military applicant you must submit the following:

  1. An application for Admission at and pay the $20 App Fee (Non-Refundable).
  2. A Certificate of Immunization. This form needs to be submitted to  
  3. Verification of Lawful Presence
    In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.3.4, applicants who are accepted for admission or readmission to Savannah State University, and who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes, are required to provide validation of their lawful presence in the United States. 

    Most students complete this requirement by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA). Students not completing a FAFSA may instead submit a copy of one of the following:

    • Original or Certified U.S.. Birth Certificate 
    • Current U.S.. Passport Book or U.S. Passport Card
    • Current Real ID GA* Driver's License or State-Issued ID (cards that are Limited Term, temporary, or are not Real ID compliant cannot be accepted)
    • Current GA Voter ID Card
    • Current U.S.. Lawful Permanent Resident Card 
    • U.S.. Certificate of Birth Abroad issue by Dept. of State (DS-1350)
    • U.S.. Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240)
    • U.S.. Certificate of Citizenship (USCIS form N-560 or N-561)
    • U.S.. Certificate of Naturalization (USCIS form N-550 or N-570)
    • Military ID cards may be accepted when presented in person (copies cannot be accepted) and the student is the servicemember (dependent cards cannot be accepted). 

    *Current Real ID compliant driver's licenses and state-issued IDs from a number of other states and meeting specific parameters may also be accepted as evidence of lawful presence. Please contact us for additional information at

  4. All other official supporting documents (high school transcript, GED scores, and SAT/ACT scores if available). Submit these documents to  
  5. Official Transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities, including a Joint Service Transcript. Please have your official transcript sent to or
  6. Accuplacer Test Scores, if needed. 


Please click here for more information regarding Veterans Affairs at Savannah State University.