The University of Kansas is here to help support you academically, professionally, and personally. Our team of veteran support is here to help you navigate KU, as well as the community and VA services that are available to you.

  • VA Resources on Campus — This section details services provided by our Kansas Commission of Veteran Affairs and VetSuccess on Campus Representatives located on campus.
  • KU Student Veterans of America — Open to all KU students, including those who support the military but have not served. KU SVA’s mission is to assist military-affiliated students as they persist to graduation by serving the military community, facilitating professional development, and providing leadership opportunities.
  • KU Veterans Alumni Network — Open to all military-affiliated alumni and friends.'
  • Veterans Upward BoundVUB is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in college. The program provides assessment and enhancement of basic skills through counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction in the core subject areas.
  • Deployment/Military Activation This is to provide basic information to students who pay fees for a term and are subsequently called to active duty after classes start (excluding enlistments).

Current News

Now hiring summer and fall VA Work Study students to work at the center.

KU ranked as No. 5 best schools in country for veterans

Congratulations to KU's 2019 Women's Hall of Fame inductees. We are proud and excited that one of our student staff members and Student Veterans of America officer, Army veteran Stacy Hague, has been named KU’s Outstanding Nontraditional Woman Student of the year!


Quick Links

VA benefits questions?

  • 785-864-2458 or
  • Stop by the Military-Affiliated Student Center, 345 Summerfield Hall
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