Veterans and Military Services
Veterans and Military Services helps to aid the University by providing assistance to all student-veterans at Illinois State University, including:
- eligible veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces ( Illinois residents and nonresidents)
- eligible reservists and National Guard members
- children and spouses or survivors of veterans deaths or permanent and total disabilities were service-connected
- children of servicemen or servicewomen missing in action or held as prisoners of war for more than 90 days
Specifically, the office facilitates the issuance of education benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs, and provides appropriate forms and information relative to military grants and scholarships made available to students through the state of Illinois.
Iraq War vet turns tragedy into comedyIn December 2003, a roadside bomb in Iraq turned U.S. Army 1st Lt. Stephen Rice’s left foot into hamburger. Nine years later, Rice ’02 was onstage at the Laugh Factory in L.A. joking about it. ...
Veterans Day ceremony November 11Illinois State University will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony at noon Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Bone Student Center Prairie Room North. ...
Read more veteran stories.
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Illinois State University is a military-friendly campus.
Do you plan to receive benefits next semester?
Stop in Veterans and Military Services, 112 Moulton Hall, to complete Request for Benefits form for spring 2015.