Welcome Military-Affiliated Students

The KU Student Veteran Center is the University’s centralized resource to coordinate integrated support to military-affiliated students.

We provide a variety of services to:

  • discharged and retired veterans
  • active duty military
  • members of the National Guard and Reserves
  • spouses and dependents of military and veterans
  • Gold Star family members

Our goal is to enable you to succeed as you

  1. Transition from the military to the campus;
  2. Persist to graduation; and
  3. Transition from the campus to the civilian workforce

Student Veteran Center

Opening Jan. 17, 2017, the SVC will be located on the third floor of Summerfield Hall and will include a lounge, meeting rooms, the KU Student Veterans of America, support services, and more. A temporary SVC lounge is located on the third floor of the KU Memorial Union.

UNIV 101 for Veterans

All veterans new to KU are encouraged to take this new, 2-credit hour fall semester course. This veterans-only class is designed to help you transition to college life and provides you with a foundation to achieve your academic goals.

VA Benefits

We work closely with Office of the Registrar to help all students using federal and state veterans’ education benefits. We also provide VA benefits resources to help walk you through the process.

Campus and Community Outreach

In the military, we all recognized that we were only as strong as the community and support we have around us. There are a variety of ways to get involved.

Career Services

University Career Center (UCC) services for student veterans are available to help develop resumes, and connect to internships and employers.

More Information

Prospective/New Students

Faculty and Staff Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Stay informed! SVC Email Listserv

VA benefits questions:
VA Certifying Official
785-864-4423 or registrar@ku.edu

All other questions:
785-864-2458 or veterans@ku.edu

You can also visit the Office of the Registrar in 121 Strong Hall or stop by the Student Veteran Center in 345 Summerfield Hall.

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