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Veterans at Linfield

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Thank you for your service

Transitioning back into civilian life can feel challenging and overwhelming. You'll feel a strong sense of community and support working with the veteran assistance team at Linfield University. We've had the privilege of helping many active duty, reserve, veterans, spouses and military dependents pursue their educational dreams.

Office of VA Affairs

Contact us for more information

If you have any questions regarding military benefits or the certification process, please reach out! We are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

Emily Delo
Veteran Affairs and Student Outreach Coordinator
900 SE Baker St, Melrose Hall 110, McMinnville, OR 97128

Military and Veteran Benefits

Linfield University is authorized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to certify students who qualify for the Montgomery GI Bill® (Active Duty/Selected Reserves), Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program, Reserve Education Assistance Program, as well as those who qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®, Yellow Ribbon and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Linfield University gives credit for prior learning for a variety of experiences: on the job training, non-credit workshops, travel, personal interests, life experience, and volunteer responsibilities, as well as for training completed through military service. 

We work with veterans and active-duty personnel all over the world to aid in the access of a quality education at Linfield University by using their GI Bill® benefits.

Calculate GI Bill® Benefit


Financial aid

In addition to military programs and assistance, there are other forms of financial assistance. Our financial aid team can help.

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Getting Started at Linfield University as a Veteran Student:

While we know that you are not the type of person who takes the easy road, Linfield University is committed to making this process as clear and simple as it can be.

If you would like to receive more information about admission to Linfield University, please Request Admission Information Form or visit the Veteran Support and Assistance section below.

Veterans and Military Spotlight

Professor Eric Schuck teaching an economics class at Linfield University

Linfield professor, Navy reservist honored with medal

Linfield is honoring all its veteran students and employees as part of May’s National Military Appreciation Month. The entire month is designated to honor past and present military members and their families.

Tyler Bergeron carrying the U.S. flag onto the football field during the first game of the 2020-21 season

Unwavering Allegiance

With Linfield’s financial efforts, Tyler Bergeron '21 has been able to live out the four years of college he worked for as a United States Marine. “I’m very fortunate and grateful that Linfield is a yellow ribbon school,” he says. “Without that, I wouldn’t have been able to come back.”

Linfield University president, Miles K. Davis, interviewing for CNN's "Small Town Heroes" video

Patriotic Employer Award

Greg Malkasian, who works for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, presented Gennie Van Beek with the Patriotic Employer Award for her outstanding support of Carrie Kondor, director of teacher education, during her husband Andrew’s seven-month Qatar deployment in 2021.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at