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Veterans

The University of Nevada, Reno aims to serve well those who have served.

The University aspires to be a helpful place for U.S. service members who want to pursue higher education. To that end, Nevada's Veterans Services Office is committed to helping with veteran-related issues.

The Veteran Services Office

Veteran Services Office

2nd Floor, Fitzgerald Student Services Building

(775) 682-8052

Drop-in Office Hours

Monday: 0900 to 1300 Hours
Tuesday: 0900 to 1200 Hours, 1400 to 1600 Hours
Wednesday: 0900 to 1200 Hours, 1400 to 1600 Hours
Thursday: 0900 to 1200 Hours, 1400 to 1600 Hours

The Veteran Services Office is Nevada students' liaison to the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs for certification of veteran and veteran related-education benefits. The office's goal is to provide students who are veterans or are receiving veteran education benefits assistance with both applying for and receiving those benefits to further their education.

Staff accomplish this goal by submitting forms and information directly to the Veteran Affairs Education Benefits Office on behalf of the student, certifying classes being taken by the student, education benefit advising, provide contact information to Department of Veterans Affairs offices, academic advisors contact information, and direction to other on-campus student support services.

Additional Services Provided

The Veteran Services Office also provides a wide range of support and referral services for all undergraduate and graduate students who are: veterans currently serving either active duty, Reserve or National Guard; vocational rehabilitation, and qualified dependents. Appropriate services are determined and provided based upon the student's specific need and the academic requirements of the appropriate department, college, school or program.

The Veteran Services Office provides support and referral services tailored to the individual need(s) of each student. These services can include the following:

  • Assist and advise the student in the application process for both admission to the University and obtaining their VA Education benefits.
  • Coordinating with the student's academic advisor to ensure they are on the correct track for their career choices.
  • Assist students with career choices, counseling and advising.
  • Monitoring the student's academic progress.
  • Ensuring that students receive support to be successful in their academic endeavors.
  • Refer students to local VA resources who need assistance that the University is not able to provide (Medical, dental, psychological, Home Loans, and other Veteran related benefits).
  • Advising students in maximizing the use their benefits in an effective and timely manner.
  • Providing Scholarship information and resources.

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