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Welcome to the Veterans Center

During your time at Iowa State University, you will find a home at the Veterans Center. Our mission is to strengthen the lives of Veterans, military personnel, their families and our community.

You will find the Veterans Center to be a place where you can go for Veteran-related questions and to connect with others in forming a greater sense of camaraderie around a shared common experience. We are here to help with the unique challenges associated with transitioning into a university setting.

As an extension of our services here at Iowa State, we have outstanding staff ready to serve you, including VA Certifying Officials, Accounts Receivables, Financial Aid and many more.

The Veterans Center is located at 3578 Memorial Union and offers a lounge/study area. We are generally open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Veterans Compass - Fall 2015 Semester

New to Iowa State? Plan to attend one of the following informational briefings for Veterans, military personnel and family members enrolling for the first time at Iowa State. More information and to RSVP.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Afternoon Session
: Noon to 1:30 p.m., Gallery Room, Memorial Union
Evening Session: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Gallery Room, Memorial Union

6th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference

Join us Monday, September 28, 2015! Iowa State University is honored to host the 2015 Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference. The conference will be held from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Memorial Union and is sponsored by IA-ACME.

This year's theme is Learning to Return Services. The opening keynote speaker will be Major General Timothy E. Orr, Iowa National Guard, Adjutant General, followed by a series of breakout sessions throughout the day. Student Veterans and their families may attend for free! More information and to register.

Iowa State Provides In-State Tuition for U.S. Veterans, Military Personnel, and Family Members

Iowa State University is proud to announce that beginning Summer Term 2015, U.S. Veterans, military personnel, and their children and spouses/domestic partners will receive in-state residency for admission and tuition purposes at Iowa State University.

This change to extend residency adjoins with the Home Base Iowa Initiative, and goes beyond the mandate of the Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act of 2014, which requires public colleges to provide in-state tuition to Veterans and eligible dependents beginning July 1, 2015. More information.

Join the Fall 2015 Veterans Learning Community

The goal of the Veterans’ Learning Community is to use an already required courses (English 150, English 250, and Library 160) to identify and mitigate common challenges veterans face in college, while integrating incoming veterans into the ISU veteran community and ISU community as a whole. More information.

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