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Military-Connected Student Guide


  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.6
  • Be a Military-Connected Student on a Federal educational benefit (Veteran, ROTC cadet, Spouse or Family Member on a Federal benefit such as Post 9-11 GI Bill ®, Federal Tuition Assistance, or VA Vocational Rehab) 
  • TXST student for minimum of 2 semesters
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • An active and involved member of the Texas State Community


  • Assist military-connected students
  • Help students become familiar with Veterans Affairs, university and community benefits and resources
  • Advise and refer students to appropriate resources as the need arises
  • Schedule face-to-face meetings as required
  • Hold office hours
  • Record contact and submit Weekly Activity Sheets
  • Attend and encourage attendance at VATS, Veteran events and University activities
  • Attend a weekly meeting with the Guide Coordinator
  • Participate in all Guide training

Application Process:

Complete Online Application

Submit two reference forms (one from faculty or previous supervisor and one from student or community veteran).

Following review of all applications, interviews will be scheduled with those individuals whose applications pass the screening process.