Marine Corps

socMarine Corps Distance Learning Partnership

Excelsior College partners with Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges for Marine Corps personnel (SOCMAR) to meet the undergraduate educational needs of Marines. Go to your Marine Corps Lifelong Learning Center and see your Marine Corps Military Education Counselor for details about getting a degree through SOCMAR and Excelsior.

Choose a program of study from our available degree and certificate programs.

Step 1: Create a MyExcelsior Account

If you don’t already have one, please set up your free MyExcelsior account. It will provide access to all the resources you will need.
Step 2. Gather Your Records

You will need to request any of these official documents that apply to you to be sent directly to Excelsior’s Office of the Registrar. Select the links below for more information and instructions for requesting:

Have your official documents sent directly to:

Excelsior College
Office of the Registrar
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

For more information visit our Transcripts and Documents page.

Step 4. Apply or Enroll

After you have selected your degree program, it’s time to apply or enroll.

Excelsior College has open undergraduate enrollment for military servicemembers (with the exception of nursing and graduate programs).

Undergraduate Programs (except nursing)

Complete Your Enrollment Agreement (login required)
or download the Military and Veteran Apply and Enroll Form (PDF)

All Nursing and Graduate Programs

Apply for Admission

If you need assistance choosing a degree program, please contact us:


Learn about Excelsior College’s undergraduate and graduate certificate programs.

Step 5. Register for courses

Register online (login required)