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Military-Connected Student Guide


  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.6
  • Be a Military-Connected Student on a Federal or State level educational benefit (Veteran, ROTC cadet, Spouse or Family Member on a Federal benefit such as Post 9-11 GI Bill ®, Federal Tuition Assistance, VA Vocational Rehab, or Hazelwood) 
  • 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


Military-Connected Student Guide receive a wage of $8.50/hour and work 5 to 20 hours a week. $7.25/hour of this is provided by The Veterans Administration under a work-study program and is tax exempt.

Application Process:

Complete Online Application HERE.

Submit two reference forms (one from faculty or previous supervisor and one from student or community veteran). Please have references; use link HERE.

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