Military Credits

Military Prior Credit Evaluation

 For students receiving Veterans Affairs (VA) Education Benefits, VA requires that all prior credits be evaluated and that all official transcripts from previous colleges or vocational schools be submitted to the UVU Admissions Office. Veterans and service members must also submit a military transcript (either JST or CCAF). You can receive credit for EXSC 1097 Fitness for Life and HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness upon completion of Initial Active Duty for Training (IADT). Read below to find the transcript for your service branch. Transcripts sent to UVU as e-mail attachments or printed/opened by the student cannot be accepted; submit an official request to JST or CCAF and they will deliver the transcript to UVU on your behalf.

Joint Services Transcript (Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard, Space Force)

Joint Services Transcripts will be subject to an initial evaluation in which any military course that has been deemed as a direct equivalent AND directly pertains to the student’s undergraduate degree will be awarded. Awarded credit cannot be removed once applied. All other completed military courses on the Joint Services Transcript that do not pertain to the student’s specific program of study will not be awarded.

JST Transcripts can be requested online at free of charge. If you do not have a Common Access Card (CAC) or cannot sign in, you will need to register for an account. Once signed in, choose option 5 to request a transcript. Type Utah Valley University in the school search box and select UVU. Consent to e-delivery and then finish submitting the request. Once the transcript is received by UVU, average processing time is 1-3 weeks. If you are having technical issues with the JST, please contact one of the following e-mails:

  • Army service members: (Army JST Helpdesk)
  • Marines Corp, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, Space Force service members that have completed Army, Marine Corps, Navy, or Coast Guard courses: (JST Operations Center)

If you would like to request that earned, but presently unawarded, credits from your JST be applied to your degree, please contact your academic advisor and/or the Veteran Success Center (if on benefits) to ensure this will meet your education and financial goals and to make the request. The academic advisor must submit the request using the Advisor Forms menu. Please note that by requesting that additional credits be applied toward your degree, it may limit your ability to maintain full-time status and/or full-time pay (if you are using VA education benefits).

Community College of the Air Force (Air Force only)

Except for certain officers, individuals who served in the Air Force will have a CCAF transcript, although they may not be aware of it. CCAF transcripts may be ordered at They may be requested as electronic format or as a physical letter; either format will be sent directly to UVU by CCAF. Please request your CCAF transcript as early as possible, as they can take months to be delivered. If you are using VA benefits at UVU, please save a photo or screenshot of your CCAF request or confirmation # and e-mail it to This will enable the Veteran Success Center to expedite your enrollment certification. If you need customer support assistance, please call CCAF Student Services at (334)649-5066 or DSN 749-5066.

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