Veteran Student Support Services and Resources
EMU offers superior service and support through its Veteran Student Support Services program located in 202 Pierce Hall in the Lt. Col. Charles S. Kettles Military and Veteran Services Resource Center.
They have helped me get established as a student veteran after my transition from active duty to civilian. They anticipated my needs even when I was overseas awaiting to come back to Michigan."
Gave me a ton of advice to balance work, school, and personal life, which has made it possible to work 20 hours per week with 12-15 credit hours and have a personal life.”
On multiple occasions, I thought about dropping out, but VSSS helped keep the motivation alive.”
Whenever I needed help with anything, help was given, often immediately. Everything.”
Student veterans will be assisted with the application and appeal process for FAFSA, federal financial aid.
- FAFSA can amount to over $6,000.00 annually that the veteran can use towards education and living expenses.
- 100% of the students in the VSSS program are aware of the Pell grant, and 80% of students in this group are receiving financial aid.
The vet center helped prepare me for grad school. It helped give me the confidence to excel in an advanced academic environment."
Internships & Career Preparation
I came to EMU clueless about business, school, and the real world. VSSS gave me confidence and direction for what I wanted to do and who I wanted to become.”
Get in Touch With VSSS
Contact Wayne Doyle at [email protected] for more information.