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Valor Act

Valor Act

Academic Credit Evaluation Policy

In accordance with the VALOR ACT, Massachusetts College of Art and Design evaluates credit earned for military education, training, experience, or coursework using the same standards as those applied to coursework from accredited colleges and universities.

The College reviews all military transcripts and discharge documents (DD214), including SMART, ACE, and AARTS, as well as CLEP Subject Standardized Tests in accordance with college policies for transferability of credit to the student's intended major or program of study. Such evaluation shall be in accordance with existing credit transfer policies.

Students shall receive accurate and complete academic counseling from the Veterans Coordinator in collaboration with the Academic Resource Center.

MassArt's current Veterans Coordinator is Jonathan Rand, Registrar. Any questions regarding Veteran services should be directed to Jonathan at or 617.879.7263.