Veterans Affairs


Welcome to Athens State University. As a veteran, you are entitled to certain benefits, and are eligible to participate in certain programs.

Our mission is to assist active duty service members, veterans, reservists, Guardsmen, and family members with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits and services.

The information available on these pages is for federal benefits only. For information on state benefits, contact our Business Office at (256)216-3301.

Office Hours/Location

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Sandridge Student Center

Carolyn Carthen
Phone: (256)233-8271

2019-20 Military Friendly School


Athens State University does not engage in fraudulent and aggressive recruitment of military students including, but not limited to, providing compensation to individuals for securing military enrollments or engaging in high-pressure recruitment tactics.