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Information for Veterans

If you are planning to enroll in school or looking for resources to help you succeed, the links below provide a wealth of information that can help.

Getting Started

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Resource Locator
Find a VA facility near you by using this locator map.

  • VetSuccess on Campus brings VA vocational rehabilitation counselors on campus to help student Veterans with their benefits and VA referrals. These counselors also provide vocational testing and career, academic, and readjustment counseling.

Self-Care

  • GI Bill Website
    The GI Bill website is the home for all VA education benefits.

    Student Veterans of America*
    This national organization helps cultivate student Veteran groups on campuses and develop programs and policies to assist with Veteran transition to the classroom.

    Transfer Guide: Understanding Your Military Transcript and ACE Credit Recommendations*
    This guide is based on the simple principle that if you have a clear understanding of your military transcript and basic information about transfer policies and issues, then you can more successfully navigate the process of transferring credit for military training and experience. This publication is a resource for understanding military credit recommendations, transcripts, and their use when you wish to transfer to an academic institution.

    Accommodating Student Veterans With TBI and PTSD (PDF)*
    The American Council on Education, in collaboration with the Association on Higher Education And Disability, The Kresge Foundation, and America's Heroes at Work, generated these tips for helping campus faculty members accommodate student Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

  • Whole Health for Life: It Starts With Me
    Start a conversation with your health team about your needs and priorities, or learn about Whole Health practices from other Veterans through the Introduction to Whole Health and Taking Charge of My Life and Health courses

    Vets Prevail*
    Personalized & confidential behavior change platform where Veterans help each other to discover issues and overcome challenges.

    National Resource Directory*
    The National Resource Directory houses over 11,000 resources for wounded, ill, or injured service members and their families.

    Moving Forward
    Moving Forward is an interactive online course focused on problem-solving. It was designed by VA and the U.S. Department of Defense to help service members, Veterans, and their families move forward in their lives.

    VA Mobile Apps
    Here you will find access to dozens of free apps, including those created specifically for Veterans and their Health Care Professionals.

    Vet Centers
    The goal of the Vet Center program is to provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible Veterans to help them make a satisfying post-war readjustment to civilian life. Family members (from selected combat operations) are eligible for Vet Center services as well. Vet Centers also provide bereavement counseling services to surviving parents, spouses, children, and siblings of service members who die of any cause while on active duty, including federally activated Reserve and National Guard personnel.

    AfterDeployment
    This congressionally mandated website is specifically geared toward returning Veterans. It features articles on a variety of Veteran-related topics, from adjustment issues to mental health conditions.

Veterans Crisis Line*

Veterans can chat live with a crisis counselor at any time of day or night. If you are experiencing an emotional crisis, please call 911, go to the nearest emergency room, or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, text to 838255, or chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat.

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