Dear students, As we approach the end of the academic year and learn more about the impacts of COVID-19 on VA educational benefits, we are keeping a close eye on the work of advocacy organizations such as Student Veterans of America (SVA) and the National Association of Veteran Professional Administrators, which have been instrumental in […]
Dear students, Please see below for the latest Military and Veteran Services updates, including this week’s Virtual Veterans Center, transition to a GI Bill paperless environment, and updates from Student Veterans of America. Virtual Veterans Center Happy Hour Join us for this week’s Virtual Veterans Center Happy Hour on April 21st (today) and 23rd (Thursday) from 3-5 pm. […]
Dear students, Below are the latest updates from the Office of Military and Veteran Services. In addition to the information below, you can find additional resources available at our COVID-19 Info and Resources Box folder, including information on academic, community, financial, food, health and wellness, homeschooling, military- and veteran-specific and technology resources. Please reach out to us at […]
Dear students, The Office of Military and Veteran Services is launching a Virtual Veterans Center starting next week and is collecting your feedback on how we can best support you now and in the future. Please reach out with any questions, and have a safe and relaxing weekend. Virtual Veterans Center Launch: Join us as […]
Dear students, Below are 2 important updates received after yesterday’s email was sent. WashU Crisis Response Fund for Students: The WashU Crisis Response Fund for Students is designed to provide financial resources for Washington University students who, as a result of unexpected additional costs or loss of income, need emergency financial support to pay for […]
Dear students, We hope you are doing well as you work remotely to finish out the spring semester. Below are a few updates from the Office of Military and Veteran Services. We’re exploring ways to support and engage you the rest of this semester, so watch for additional information in the coming days. We have […]
Dear students, As we adjust to the unprecedented events that have unfolded as a result of COVID-19 and navigate the transition to remote learning, the Office of Military and Veteran Services stands by to provide you with information and updates and to support you through this process. You are an essential part of the WashU […]
Welcome back students! As you settle into the spring semester and the start of classes, below are a few reminders and upcoming events. Certification of Spring VA Educational Benefits: This is a reminder to submit your VA benefits certification request to your School Certifying Official. Benefits certification is not an automatic process and you must complete […]
December Military and Veteran Services Update
Hello everyone! This is a reminder that we are holding the WUVets Executive Officer Elections for the 2020/2021 academic year this Friday 1pm Dec. 6th in the conference room next to Umrath 121. You will have a chance to vote in the next wave of WUVets officers and run for a position if that is […]
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March Military and Veteran Services Update
Dear WUVets members, cadets, faculty, supporters and friends, This Friday, February 22nd at noon in Liberman Graduate Center, Danforth University Center Rm 300, WUVets will hold its executive board elections for the 2019-2020 academic year. Per our constitution, elections are open to any military veteran, ROTC cadet, family member or supporter that is enrolled at Washington University […]
We still have a few slots open [for axe throwing]! Sign up now so we can order food for the correct amount of people. Hey WUVets and supporters, cadets and family members! Are you ready to throw some axes, eat delicious food and meet your fellow military-connected students? Meet us at 2pm on February 9th at Top […]
Welcome back students, and welcome to the Spring semester! Below are a few quick updates from the Office of Military and Veteran Services. Office Hours: Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 am-12 pm, 1-4 pm, with other times available by request. You can call or stop by during these times or schedule […]
December Military and Veteran Services Update
Hello WUVets members and supporters! WUVets is looking for two student veterans to attend the Student Veterans of America National Conference in Orlando, FL from January 3-5th. More info is here: http://conference.studentveterans.org/ This experience is all expenses paid from door to door and is a great event for networking, internship, job opportunities and learning more about being an […]
November Military and Veteran Services Update
Hello WUVets and all military connected students! We are almost to Veteran’s Day and if you haven’t heard, WUVets is hosting a 5k and a 1mile run/walk. If you haven’t registered, please do ASAP as in order to be guaranteed a t-shirt in your size. The deadline for a guaranteed t-shirt is October 29. All participants […]
Hello fellow veterans, active duty service members, cadets, family members, students, alumni, faculty and supporters! We know you get a ton of emails so this email will have a lot of info in an effort to cut down on multiple messages. My name is Angela Peacock and I am the WUVets President this year. I hope this email […]
In honor of Veterans Day 2018, we invite you to celebrate and honor military service with the WashU military and veteran community through two events on campus: a 5K race and reception. WUVets Veterans Day 5K Race Sunday, November 11, 2018 10:00 am (5K) and 10:05 am (1 Mile), Brookings Quadrangle The WashU Student Veteran Association (WUVets) […]
October Military and Veteran Services Update
WUVets End of Semester BBQ Join WUVets this Sunday, April 29th from 11 am – ? at Forest Park picnic area #5 to celebrate the end of the semester with a fully catered Salt and Smoke BBQ. This event is family friendly and BYOB. To attend, RSVP at http://bit.ly/2qRTyzr. A map of Forest Park is available […]
Student Spotlight Angie Peacock, Master of Social Work candidate and WUVets President, represented WashU when she was featured on the March 12th edition of St. Louis on the Air, where host Don Marsh talked with her and two other local Army veterans about women as a growing force among student veterans at universities across the region and how St. Louis’ student […]
Student Spotlight Jesse Herman is a Master of Social Work candidate and the new Veteran Student Services Intern in the Office of Military and Veteran Services. 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 […]
Veteran Ally Training Pilot Testing We have 5 slots for students to participate in a dry run of WashU’s Veteran Ally training this Monday, February 12th at 3:15 pm, in Danforth University Center (DUC) room 248. Light refreshments will be provided. The Veteran Ally program will facilitate a network of faculty, staff and administrators committed to […]
Student Spotlight Congratulations to Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadet Cormac O’Halloran, senior Political Science major in the College of Arts & Sciences, who was named as one of the top ten Army cadets in the nation. Ten college seniors from universities across the country have been selected by Cadet Command as the top Army […]
Student Veteran Spotlight Congratulations to Ed Tjaden, 3rd year Law student and Army veteran, who is one of 10 students selected nationally for the 2018 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship, a unique opportunity for student veterans to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill and with other organizations in the veterans’ advocacy space. Ed will travel to the VFW […]
Congratulations December graduates! Veterans graduating this semester may pick up red, white and blue recognition cords to wear at the December Recognition Ceremony and/or May Commencement from this office (Umrath 121) or from the Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300) before December 2nd.
Happy Veterans Day! Congratulations to our student veterans from WUVets, OVA and Law SVA for yesterday evening’s outstanding celebration with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, former VA Secretary Bob McDonald, small business expert Darcella Craven, small business owner and Brown School alumnus Tim Smith, and Law School professor John Inazu. These individuals represent the diversity of our nation’s veterans and their commitment to continue to serve. Thanks to our WashU community for attending and supporting this event!
As you prepare for the Spring semester, this is a reminder to notify your respective VA certifying official if you intend to use VA benefits next semester.
Did You Know? Servicemembers and veterans of the U.S. military can receive a 1-year free premium career subscription to LinkedIn.
Please join WUVets and LinkedIn for the 2nd webinar in the LinkedIn training series happening this Wednesday.
Did You Know? All currently enrolled Washington University student veterans and servicemembers receive automatic access to recreation facilities, free of charge.
Congratulations to Tim Leiser, 1st year MBA Army student veteran, who was selected to attend the Student Veterans of America 2017 Leadership Institute program on October 19-22 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas, TX. The Leadership Institute is a very selective program and involves intensive leadership training. Tim, we look forward to hearing about your experience!