An official transcript endorsing and recommending college credit for military education and training and recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE) increases college credit awarded, enhances opportunities to complete a college degree, and offset tuition assistance costs through increased college and university recognition of military schools and experience for credit.
SMART is now available to document ACE recommended college credit for military training and occupational experience. The primary purpose of SMART is to assist servicemembers in obtaining college credit for their military experience. SMART will eventually replace the DD 295, the Application for Evaluation of Learning Experiences during Military Service, which is the form currently submitted to colleges by Sailors and Marines to verify their military experiences. The DD 295 may still be necessary to document some training and experience that is not contained in and cannot be added to current personnel and training databases.
SMART contains the following details:
SMART also includes the following addendums:
To order the official SMART, follow these steps:
For more information, see the Navy College Program's SMART section. If you already have a SMART transcript, you can go to the SMART Website to view it.
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