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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.

Veterans Stories

Video: Veteran finds a home at Illinois State article thumbnailVideo: Veteran finds a home at Illinois StateMatt Thein is one of Illinois State’s biggest cheerleaders. Literally. The physically fit Air Force veteran is one of several hundred former members of the military on the Illinois State campus. ...
Is your resume getting the results you want? article thumbnailIs your resume getting the results you want?Having a problem getting job interviews? The problem may be with your resume. The goal of a resume is to showcase your skills and experience and persuade an employer that you have what it takes to be successful in a position or career. ...
Video: Veterans Day ceremony at Illinois State article thumbnailVideo: Veterans Day ceremony at Illinois StateThe Illinois State University campus marked Veterans Day with its annual ceremony, featuring ROTC cadets and remarks by President Timothy J. Flanagan. ...
TV show gives special Veterans Day gift to Illinois State student article thumbnailTV show gives special Veterans Day gift to Illinois State studentIllinois State student Chris Aguayo is spending his first Veterans Day since leaving the Army as a mini-celebrity, after being featured on a reality TV show Sunday night. ...
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Office Hours

Veterans and Military Services will be closed July 14 thru July 17. 

Contact Veterans@IllinoisState.edu for assistance.

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Supporting our Veterans

Illinois State University is a military-friendly campus.


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