Our Staff

Have a question about educational benefits?
Questions about educational benefits (GI Bill, tuition assistance, etc.) should be directed to Veterans Certifying Officials (see below)

Veterans Center Staff

Our team is made up of professional, graduate, and undergraduate staff dedicated to the success of Veterans, military personnel, and family members. General inquiries about the Veterans Center, our programming, and/or advocacy efforts can be sent to veteranscenter@iastate.edu or you may contact us through our website here.


Jathan Chicoine - Director of the Veterans Center
Email: jathan@iastate.edu

Office Hours:
Mon and Tue: 10:30am - 1:00pm
Wed and Thu: 11:30am - 2:00pm



Alex Young - Leadership and Programming Assistant
Email: vcalex@iastate.edu

Office Hours: Off during the summer.


Steve Gross - Academic Success Assistant
Email: vcsteve@iastate.edu

Office Hours: 
Mon: 11:30am-4:00pm
Wed: 9:00am-1:00pm
Thurs: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am- 2:00pm

Veterans Certifying Officials

Certifying Officials (listed below) are available in the Office of the Registrar in 214 Enrollment Services Center. Please send questions regarding military education benefits to veterans@iastate.edu.

Semester Certifying Official Availbility
Fall Semester Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Spring Semester Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer (May 31-July 29) Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Rebecca FosterJennifer Hansen Judy Minnick

214 Enrollment Services Center
Phone: 515-294-1840

214 Enrollment Services Center
Phone: 515-294-1840

214 Enrollment Services Center
Phone: 515-294-1840

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