VA Resources on Campus

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

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 VA education benefits.
  • Connection to other VA benefits, e.g. VA health care & mental health services.
  • Personalixed education and career couseling.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) case management.


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

For more information contact:

Sally MacNeill
(785) 864-0903
345 Summerfield Hall

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
345 Summerfield Hall

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** Important COVID-19 update for VA-benefit users **

For students currently using VA Educational Benefits for the Spring 2020 semester, an email was sent from the registrar's office on April 6, 2020, to your university email account with important information regarding grading changes and the impact on your benefits. You can access the letter in your KU email or by clicking here.

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