The Military-Affiliated Student Center is a hub of resources and opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community - those with and without military connections. There are a variety of ways to get involved:
- KU Student Veterans of America (formerly the KU Collegiate Veterans Association) — open to all KU students, including those who support the military but have not served.
- KU Veterans Alumni Network — open to all military-affiliated alumni and friends.
- Meet & Greets — The KU Veterans Alumni Network hosts meet and greets for all KU military-affiliated students, faculty, staff and alumni a couple times during the academic year.
- Aug. 29 — Welcome Back Meet and Greet
- Other events
- Sept. 11 — 9/11 Remembrance, Campanile Plaza on Memorial Drive
- Sept. 18 — Air Force Birthday
- Oct. 13 — Navy Birthday
- Veterans Day Week events, including
- Nov. 3 — Salute to service football game. KU vs. Iowa State.
- Nov. 10 — Marine Corps Birthday celebrations
- Nov. 11 — Annual Veterans Day 5K, 9 a.m. (Open to the public). Proceeds support the KU Military-Affiliated Student Center and KU Student Veterans of America.
- To register for this event or to get more information go to the KU Vets Day 5k page.
- Honor Cords
- Dec. 1 — Primary pickup
- Support the Military-Affiliated Student Center
- VA Work Study — If you're using VA benefits and attending classes at 3/4 time or higher, you may be eligible to apply for a KU VA Work Study position. Learn more about your eligibility by checking out the VA Work Study page, and contact the Military-Affiliated Student Center (785-864-2458 or email email@example.com) to see what positions are available.