Supporting Our Military

At Southern New Hampshire University, we understand and respect the enormous sacrifice that our veterans, military servicemembers and their families have made and continue to make on behalf of our country. We are staunch supporters of our military population, providing military academic advisors for our students who offer a true sense of support and understanding, because they have been there themselves.

SNHU and Operation Homefront Honor Military Spouse Hailey Lorati

Military spouses are unsung heroes. Hailey, a mother of three, has been working hard to earn her bachelor’s degree while balancing the demands of motherhood and military life. That’s why Southern New Hampshire University and Operation Homefront teamed up to surprise Hailey with a VIP Experience. Join the Conversation: Learn more about SNHU's Military Program: Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), a top military-friendly school, has partnered with Operation Homefront, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial and housing assistance to military families nationwide. A key initiative in this partnership includes SNHU sponsorship of five gala dinner events for military spouses and their families, beginning in November, with the final event slated for May 2015. The university will provide additional support through the award of one $5,000 SNHU scholarship to a military spouse or family member at each of the five events. Ranked among the top 20 percent of military-friendly schools nationwide, Southern New Hampshire University offers discounts of up to 30 percent for active-duty servicemembers and their spouses, as well as a generous transfer policy and consideration for military training and experience. SNHU further demonstrates its commitment to its military servicemembers and their families by providing dedicated academic and career advisors with personal military experience to support military students’ success every step of the way in their academic journeys and beyond.

University Honors Military Students with Surprise Graduations

This spring, SNHU went around the world to make surprise diploma deliveries to members of our military community that couldn't attend graduation. With the help of students' families and biggest supporters, we surprised them at home, at work, and on base, all to help them celebrate their big moment. To the selfless men and women who pursue their education while serving our country, we appreciate all you do. To learn more about how SNHU supports those who serve and this initiative, visit

Watch What Happens When This Marine Corps Officer Surprises His Wife with Her College Diploma

Lt. Colonel Edward Caricato wrote to us earlier this year, telling us that his wife, Courtney, has supported him through every move, deployment and promotion. Now he wanted to celebrate her success in completing her B.A. degree with SNHU, and let the world know how proud he is of her. The Caricatos weren't able to travel from Alexandria, Va. to N.H. for graduation, so SNHU brought graduation to them, working with Ed to create a surprise diploma presentation in front of their friends and family.

Military Spouse Shocked When University Travels 2.5K Miles To Personally Deliver Her Diploma

For 20 years, Renee Miles has supported her husband Tom's military career, and only recently went back to school for her own advancement. She had been very excited to complete her degree with SNHU, and had long envisioned what it would be like walking across the stage at graduation to receive her diploma. When her husband retired from the Marine Corps earlier this year, the family moved to Oceanside, CA and Renee was heartbroken that she couldn't attend graduation. With Tom's help, SNHU was able to surprise Renee with a special visit from her academic advisor, who presented the graduate with her B.S. in Marketing degree.

SNHU "Committed to Your Success" - Supporting those who Serve

Find your online program today at As a nonprofit, Southern New Hampshire University is committed to your success from day one to graduation and beyond. We are proud to support those who serve and are committed to providing our military community the support they need to succeed.

A Commitment to Serve: How SNHU Supports Military Students

At Southern New Hampshire University, we're committed to ensuring that our military-affiliated students have all that they need to be successful whether they're at home, deployed or in the classroom. Find out more at: