Can I get college credit for the military training?

This is a common question asked by soldiers attending college. The answer is YES.
Visit, the Army's transcript service. (Opens a new browser window)
Applicants are limited to current members of the Iowa National Guard in good standing with their units.
AARTS is a computerized transcript system that produces official transcripts for eligible soldiers upon request by combining a soldier's military education and job experience with descriptions and college credit recommendations developed by the American Council on Education (ACE). In addition to name and SSN, the transcript contains the following information:
  • Current or highest enlisted rank
  • Military status (active or inactive)*
  • Additional Skill Identifiers (ASI) and Skill Qualification identifiers (SQI)
  • Formal military courses
  • Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) held
  • Standardized test scores
  • Descriptions and credit recommendations developed by ACE