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Georgia Perimeter College provides resources and support for active duty military, National Guard or Reserve, and veteran students, spouses and dependents.

The Military Outreach Center actively maintains information regarding campus resources, communications and contact with military and veteran students, local VA support services and Veteran Services Organizations.

The Veterans Services Office assists former service personnel and other students eligible for veterans’ educational benefits. The office provides counseling and advisement services, as well as certifying enrollment with Veteran Services Organizations.

Once you have reviewed all the information below, return to the Admissions homepage to select your appropriate student type and view corresponding admission requirements.

Immunization

Immunization requirements for admission may be satisfied through the following:

  1. Submitting the DD214 for “armed forces” immunization exemption.
  2. Submitting a military immunization form DD2766 or 2766C. Any outstanding immunizations not listed on the form will be satisfied with “armed forces” immunization exemption.
  3. Service members will get “armed forces” immunization exemption by showing your original military identification card to GPC so it can be transposed onto GPC’s Confirmation Review Military ID Worksheet (not available for spouses and/or dependents).
  4. Additional sources of acceptable immunization information include,   GPC’s Certificate of Immunization, World Health Organization (WHO), official High School transcripts, county health departments and official state immunization registries.

College Credit for Military Training

In accordance with University System of Georgia policy, Georgia Perimeter College uses the criteria below to offer physical education credit for military service indicated on a Joint Services Transcript (JST), ACE (American Council on Education) transcript or Air University/CCAF (Community College of the Air Force) transcripts. Defense Language Institute transcripts may also be submitted for foreign language credit evaluation.

Physical Education Credit

  1. Basic military training should serve as substitutes for Physical Conditioning for a total of three (3) semester hour credits: 1 for PHED 1101 (Choices for Life) and 2 for a PHED 0004 (Physical Education Activity), for a total of 3 credit hours.
  2. Experience beyond basic military training should be evaluated based upon length and type of activity and the level of accomplishment in the specific activity. For example:
    • A Navy Seal may receive credit for swimming.
    • A medic may receive credit for first aid.
    • A military policeman may receive credit for self-defense.
  3. Credit by examination may be offered to students having mastered a specific area of the basic physical education requirement.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Testing

Credit by examination is a process by which a student who believes he or she is proficient in an academic subject may take a CLEP test to earn credit. Visit the CLEP website for more information on cost, required scores and list of academic courses.

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