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Academic credit for military service is granted for Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) and Service Schools in accordance with the American Council on Education guidebook. Veterans interested in claiming academic credit through this program should check with the Director of Admissions and Records and active duty military should contact the Executive Director of the Leavenworth Center.

  1. Military service credits are evaluated after satisfactory completion of one semester or six (6) credit hours at KCKCC.
  2. Applicants wanting military service credit must be approved by the Director of Admissions and Records or the Executive Director of the Leavenworth Center, the appropriate instructional dean and the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and be currently enrolled in classes at KCKCC.
  3. Academic credit is posted on transcripts according to the American Council on Education guidebook. It is used as elective credit hours toward graduation. The notation on the transcript reads: Credit granted for military service. A CR grade is recorded on the transcript.
  4. Students can accumulate a maximum of 15 credit hours for military service credit.
  5. A flat fee of $25.00 is charged to post credits to the KCKCC transcript.
  6. For posting to the KCKCC transcript, the student:
    • Must pay a $25 fee;
    • Must have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours at KCKCC; and
    • Must be currently enrolled and satisfactorily complete the semester of posting.
Military (SOCAD)
Kansas City Kansas Community College is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium and the SOC Degree Network System.

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium

The SOC Consortium consists of colleges and universities committed to expanding and improving voluntary postsecondary educational opportunities for service members worldwide. SOC Consortium members subscribe to principles and criteria to ensure that quality academic programs are available to active-duty military students, their family members, and veterans. A list of current SOC Consortium member institutions can be found on the SOC Web site at http://www.soc.aascu.org/.

SOC Degree Network System Membership

Kansas City Kansas Community College is a member of the SOC Degree Network System, a subgroup of SOC Consortium member institutions selected by the military Services to deliver specific associate and bachelor’s degree programs to service members and their families. As a member of the DNS, we have agreed to adhere to academic policies intended to support military students in their academic endeavors toward degree completion.

Kansas City Kansas Community College is approved for membership in SOCAD at the associate degree level.

If you have questions or would like further information about SOC and SOCAD at KCKCC, contact the Executive Director, KCKCC-Leavenworth Center at (913) 651-2111 or lvc@kckcc.edu.