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What Can I Do to Help?

There are many ways campuses can welcome and help student Veterans. Here we provide some helpful tips and resources for faculty, staff, administrators, and other students. The American Council on Education (ACE) has also developed several helpful resources for supporting students veterans on campus.

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Administrators are often involved in helping student Veterans navigate a complex new system. Resources are available to help both the student Veteran and the administrator succeed with this process.

Get a primer on GI benefits through this New York Times Article*.

Read the Government Accountability Office Report (PDF)* entitled: Veterans' Education Benefits: Enhanced Guidance and Collaboration Could Improve Administration of the Post-9/11 GI Bill Program.

Tips for Credits and Benefits. This handout provides information about transfer policies and issues to help students navigate the process of transferring military training and experience into college credit. Links to resources for applying for benefits are also included.

Learn more about adjustment to campus life and tips for showing support. This handout is organized to provide tips for different campus groups (e.g., administrators, faculty, and staff). However, some of the tips may be relevant across groups.

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