Student Services

We have a variety of initiatives to make your KU experience a positive and memorable one.

VA Services on Campus

Are you in need of assistance with issues relating to the Department of Veteran Affairs, such as enrolling in VA health care, filing for compensation or have questions about the Vocational Rehabiltation program? KU has the convenience of having a VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Counselor, and a Kansas Commission of Veteran Affairs Veterans Service Representative (VSR) located on campus.

Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs

The Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs Office (KCVAO) provides a Veterans Service Representative free of charge to assist veterans & their families with applying for benefits.


Your KCVAO can help you file VA claims for:

  • Service-connected disability compensation benefits
  • VA appeals
  • VA health care benefits
  • Non-service connected pension benefits
  • Spouse and dependent benefits
  • State VA benefits

The KCVAO can also assist with:

  • Obtaining service, medical, discharge documents (DD 214)
  • Obtaining medals & awards issued to servicemembers
  • Corrections for DD 214s
  • Locating resources for homeless veterans


  • Servicemembers and veterans

For more information contact:

Clint Olson
(785) 843-5233
745 Vermont Street, Lawrence, or most Thursday afternoons in 345 Summerfield Hall*

VetSuccess on Campus

javascript:void(0)The VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program is a collaborative effort between KU and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the purpose of providing a supportive on-campus environment for student veterans. Services provided will enable student veterans to make a smooth transition to college life and successfully complete their educational programs.

VSOC Services:

  • Guidance & support to help maximize your GI Bill® benefits
  • Personalized career counseling
  • Connection to other VA benefits, e.g. VA health care & mental health services
  • Veterans Readiness & Employment (VR&E) case management


  • Servicemembers and veterans
  • Spouses/dependents eligible for VA education benefits

For more information, contact:
Angela Brazil
785-864-0903* (while we are working remotely, Angela does not have access to her phone. Please send her an email instead.)

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Our Fall 2020-Spring 2021 hours can be found here.

Staff are available to assist you virtually via email, phone or video chat. In-person assistance is limited and requires an appointment.

Please fill out our contact form so we can better assist you.

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