Whether you are a veteran, member of the military, or an immediate family member wise decisions start with knowledge. Our goal is to help you navigate educational choices and available benefit opportunities as well as provide important contact information.
- Benefits; Post 9/11 GIBILL, Yellow Ribbon Program, Montgomery GIBILL for Active Duty or Selective Reserve, Reserve Education Assistance Program, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program, or Dependent Education Assistance Program.
- Apply for benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs: www.gibill.va.gov
- Communicate with the Purdue Office of the Registrar for your benefits to be certified: http://www.purdue.edu/registrar/Veterans/index.html
- Benefits; Purple Heart, Child of a Disabled Veteran, or Sailors’ and Soldiers’ Home.
- Apply for benefits with the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs: http://www.in.gov/dva/
- Communicate with the Purdue Office of Financial Aid for your benefits to be processed: http://www.purdue.edu/dfa/
- Benefits; Offered by all active duty branches or the Army Reserve and Army National Guard (www.GoArmyEd.com)
- Apply for Tuition Assistance with your Units Education Liaison.
- Communicate with the Purdue Bursar’s Office for your benefits to be processed: http://www.purdue.edu/bursar/
Student Affairs Veterans Welcome
- Welcome information and a guide to using benefits at Purdue University: http://www.purdue.edu/vpsa/VA/
Campus Support through the Office of the Dean of Students
- Veteran students are often identified also as nontraditional students. Some of the indicators are; greater than a two year break between high-school or the last time you attended college, have a family, married, or even often times employed full or part-time. All of these bring their own challenges to achieving educational goals. Purdue University has the SPAN Plan Adult Student Services designed to help you through the process: http://www.purdue.edu/odos/spanplan/
- Disability Resource Center: http://www.purdue.edu/odos/drc/
- Counseling Services: http://www.purdue.edu/odos/counseling/
Center for Career Opportunities
- Center For Career Opportunities: https://www.cco.purdue.edu/
Purdue Student Veterans Organization
- One of the most valuable resources on campus is composed of your brothers, sisters, and their family members. The Purdue Student Veterans Organization is very active on campus providing fun activities for members and their family, campus wide events and fundraisers, leadership opportunities, and an active voice to make the campus better for veterans. Check them out: https://sites.google.com/site/purdueveterans/