The Office of Military and Veteran Services is Washington University’s focal point for military and veteran matters, to include facilitating the transition of military and veteran students into higher education, increasing student recruitment, engagement, tracking and support programs and services, and developing partnerships with campus services, community-based organizations, and federal, state and local government agencies.

Our services include:

  • Advising current and prospective military-connected students
  • Advising students on how to maximize their Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs educational benefits
  • Supporting military-connected students with questions, concerns or issues impacting them
  • Supporting faculty and staff who work with student veterans
  • Facilitating connection between veterans and non-veterans
  • Providing and supporting veteran-unique programming
    • Social and professional development events
    • Peer mentoring and sponsorship
    • Veteran orientation
  • Connecting students to campus and community resources

Contact or Schedule Appointment

Jennifer Goetz

Veteran Student Services Advisor

Jennifer Goetz is the Veteran Student Services Advisor and coordinates efforts across the university’s schools, divisions, and units to effectively serve our military and veteran community. Jen is a veteran social worker, Brown School alumna and U.S. Air Force Reservist.


Office Location

Danforth Campus
Umrath Hall Room 121

Map to Office of Military and Veteran Services

Office Hours

Wednesdays, 12:30 – 4 pm
Thursdays, 10 am – 12 pm and 2 – 4 pm

Jesse Herman Jr.

Veteran Student Services Intern

Jesse Herman is the Veteran Student Services Intern and a Master of Social Work candidate. He supports the office’s work across the university, engaging directly with student veterans and assisting in the office’s administration. Jesse is a U.S. Army veteran, Brown School student, and active St. Louis community member.


Office of Military and Veteran Services
Washington University in St. Louis
Umrath Hall Room 121
Campus Box 1087
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130