Each branch of the military has developed methods for documenting military training that the American Council on Education (ACE) has evaluated for college credit. For information on obtaining your military transcript, just review your branch of service below.
Ferris will evaluate your military credit for a possible award of transfer credit after your official transcript has been received and you have been admitted to the University. Have your official military transcripts mailed to:
Office of Admissions and Records
Ferris State University
1201 S. State Street, CSS-201
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Transcript requests will require your full or former name, social security number, birth date, dates of service, current mailing address, Ferris' address (see above), your signature and the current date.
Send a letter containing the above information to the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) at:
130 West Maxwell Blvd
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6613
If you are interested in receiving an 'Institutional Copy" of your transcript, you will need to complete DA Form 5454-R. This form can be faxed or mailed to the Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS) at:
AARTS Operations Center
415 McPherson Ave. Leavenworth, KS 66027-1373
Phone: (866) 297-4427
Fax: (913) 684-2011
To receive an "institutional copy" of your Coast Guard transcript, you must complete a form 1560/04e (, Educational Assessment Worksheet.
If your Educational Assessment Worksheet has already been completed, you can request your Coast Guard transcript with Form 1561. Mail these forms to:
The Department of Transportation
U.S. Coast Guard Institute
5900 SW 64th Street, Room 235
Oklahoma City, OK 73169-6990
To request and "institutional copy" of your Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART) transcript, you must complete the current NAVMC form on-line. Mail or fax your request to:
Navy College Center
6490 Saufley Field Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32509-5204
Phone: (877) 253-7122
Fax: (850) 452-1281