Military/Veteran Status

Welcome to Delgado Community College

Thank you for choosing Delgado Community College for your higher education needs. You indicated on your application that you are either an Active Duty service member, a Veteran or the spouse or dependent of an Active Duty Service member or Veteran. We are reaching out to inform you of the wonderful opportunities Delgado has for our Military students. We applaud you for your service to our country.

Please visit our Veterans Affairs website, designed to provide you with valuable information to help assist you in making the transition to Delgado.

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

If you have lived in the state of Louisiana less than 365 days, complete the Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Request Form. By submitting this document, the Non-Louisiana tuition will be waived. This form and the required supporting documentation must be submitted within 10 days after the first day of classes.

Please submit, if applicable, the Military Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Request Form and one supporting documents  for veterans and two supporting documents to verify relationship as listed on the form for dependents and spouses. These documents can be submitted by email to, by fax to (504) 483-1895, or hand delivered to the Delgado location you will be attending. Call Mrs. Traci Jones at (504) 671-5013 or email  if you have any questions.

List of Acceptable Supporting Documents

Please provide one from this list.

  • Copy of DD214
  • Copy of Military ID
  • Letter from Commanding Officer
  • LA National Guard File
  • Copy of Current Orders
  • NgB22
  • Statement of Service
  • VA Letter of Eligibility
  • Birth Certificate
  • Military ID
  • Transfer of Benefit Form
  • VA Letter of Eligibility
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Marriage License
  • Military ID
  • VA Letter of Eligibility

Orientation for Veterans

Lastly, in an effort to better serve our Veteran population, we are proud to offer an Orientation exclusively for Veterans. This orientation is designed to address the specialized processes that Veterans will use to request Certification on their courses, and provide the answer to many of your questions regarding resources available to Veterans at Delgado. To get started: