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Military Tigers

Military Tigers are personnel consists of active duty, retired and their dependents. Our office adhere to the DoD MOU with reference in refraining from high-pressured, unsolicited recruitment practices of its service members.

As a military applicant you must submit the following:

  1. Complete the Application for Admission and pay the $20 app fee online at
  2. A complete Certificate of Immunization is required for some Georgia residents and anyone residing outside of the state of Georgia. Check the incomplete documents list on your application status to see if you need to submit a Certificate of Immunization. This form need to be submitted:

    Harris-McDew Student Health Center
    3219 College Street, Box 20448
    Savannah, Georgia 31404
    Phone: 912-358-4122
    Fax: 912-358-3667
  3. Verification of Lawful Presence
    In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.3.4, all applicants who are accepted for admission or readmission to Savannah State University and who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes, will be required to provide validation of residency and lawful presence in both the State of Georgia and the United States. Acceptance to Savannah State University may be delayed until lawful presence is verified.

    The U.S. Department of Education will automatically validate the lawful presence of any student who completes a FAFSA application; therefore, if you are applying for financial aid it will not be necessary for Savannah State University to perform additional verification of your residency status. Otherwise, you will be required to submit one of the following documents to the Office of Admissions:

    • Certified U.S. Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240)
    • Current U.S. Passport
    • GA Driver's License (issued after 1/1/2008) Optional: Take a snapshot of your GA Driver's License using cellular phone, email to
    • GA ID Card (issued after 1/1/2008)
    • U.S. Certificate of Birth Abroad issue by Dept. of State (DS-1350)
    • U.S. Certificate of Citizenship (USCIS form N-560 or N-561)
    • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (USCIS form N-550 or N-570)
  4. An official high school transcript (Georgia Residents must submit Georgia High School Graduation Test scores along with transcript; Transcripts must be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from schools attended).
  5. An official SAT or ACT scores. (Scores must be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from the testing source. SAT Code:5609 ACT Code:0858)
  6. An official college transcript (if applicable) from each college attended (less than 30 semester transferable hours)
  7. Check your status online Here
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