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Veterans and Military Services Hours

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Monday thru Friday

  9:00 am - 12:00 pm 


  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                 

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.

Illinois State University: A Military Friendly School

Illinois State University has once again been included in the Military Friendly Schools listing published by Victory Media. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are supporting the educational pursuits of veterans.

Criteria for inclusion in the Military Friendly Schools list includes a strong commitment to recruiting, retaining and providing financial, academic and social services to student veterans. More information on the list can be found at http://www.militaryfriendlyschools.com

Veterans Study Center

The Veterans Study Center, located in 110 Moulton Hall, is available for use by student veterans, those currently serving on active duty and students in the Military Science/ROTC program. The center provides a place for students to gather and study and is a venue for programs designed to assist student veterans.

The creation of the center was a combined effort by University College, Division of Student Affairs, Dean of Students Office, Student Counseling Services, Milner Library, Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives, University Galleries, Alumni Relations, Military Science/ROTC, Veterans Services and the Office of the University Registrar.

Supporting our Veterans

Illinois State University is a military-friendly campus.

Combat to College Conference:

Educational Partnerships Assisting in Student Veteran Success

Come Network and Share a Learning Experience with Other Student Veterans and Professionals about Succeeding in Higher Education

Key Note Speakers: Dr. Charlotte Warren, Veteran and current President of Lincoln Land Community College, and State Representative and Veteran Linda Chapa LaVia

 APRIL 15, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


***Conference is free to Illinois Student Veterans, Veterans Coordinators and College administrators

 Students will receive official letter validating attendance

Registration: Go to http://iccbdbsrv.iccb.org/combattocollege/register.cfm 

Registration will be capped at 300 attendees and will close April 11, 2014

   Have you requested benefits for next semester? 

Stop by Veterans and Military Services, 112 Moulton Hall, once you've registered to request benefits for next term.  This will prevent a delay in spring semester payments.  

Get Involved

Veterans of Illinois State (VIS) is a registered student organization on campus.  Visit their website for more information.





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