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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

The Other Wes Moore author to headline Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner article thumbnailThe Other Wes Moore author to headline Martin Luther King Jr. DinnerAuthor, combat veteran, Rhodes Scholar and PBS show host Wes Moore will present The Other Wes Moore for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center. Reservations are required. ...
Iraq War vet turns tragedy into comedy article thumbnailIraq 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 11 article thumbnailVeterans 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. ...
After ISU, strength coach finds his way to NFL’s Rams article thumbnailAfter ISU, strength coach finds his way to NFL’s RamsIllinois State graduate J. Aggabao is an assistant strength coach with the St. Louis Rams, an elite job that’s exactly as cool as it sounds and way more data-driven than you can imagine.  ...
Accelerated B.S.N. student prepares for Navy deployment article thumbnailAccelerated B.S.N. student prepares for Navy deploymentJustin Johnson found Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) to be a great fit for a second bachelor’s degree that would give him plenty of options for avenues to pursue in the future. ...

Read more veteran stories.

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Office Hours

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.


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.


Veterans on campus peer to peer

Veterans on campus faculty staff


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