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Office of Veteran Services

We work with Virginia Tech’s Bursar’s Office, Registrar’s Office, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Services to receive and process all documentation related to veteran and military student educational benefits. We also collaborate with university and community partners to ensure that veterans and military dependents are connected to the financial, academic, and social resources necessary for a successful transition to and through their course of study at Virginia Tech.

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Message from OVS Director regarding COVID-19:

Hello veterans and military-connected students and parents. In an effort to safe guard students, faculty, and staff from the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Office of Veterans Services will have reduced staff at our campus location this fall. As of Aug 12th we will be available on campus to meet with you if needed, and request that all visitors to our office space adhere to university guidelines and wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect the health of all.

We continue to encourage you to connect with us via email, telephone, and Zoom conferencing as an effective alternative to in-person interaction. Please email veteran@vt.edu or call 540-231-5815 to arrange a convenient time to discuss your needs.

Thank you for working with us as we support the health and safety of our students, co-workers, and community.

OVS

Working closely with the Department of Veterans Affairs

We receive and process all documentation related to veteran and military student educational benefits. Students served by the Office of Veteran Services have access to tutoring and mentoring, and with assistance in navigating the VA system.

Current and Prospective Students

Current and Prospective Employees

In the News

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Veterans Day ceremony honors former, current, and future service members

A rainy morning kicked off this Veterans Day ceremony of 2020. Vice President of Student Affairs Frank Shushok along with Major General Randall Fullhart, laid a wreath in front of the cenotaph on the Pylons of War Memorial Court.  Major General Fullhart gave the ceremony address, reminding everyone the importance of honoring the commitment to service.

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Secretary Of Veterans Affairs visits VT

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie visited Virginia Tech on September 13-14, 2019. He toured the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC in Roanoke, then traveled to Blacksburg for a tour and opportunity to meet with Veterans@VT. On Saturday, Wilkie watched the Hokies take the field against Furman during the Military Appreciation Football Game.

Virginia Tech's committment to employing Veterans

In true embodiment of the university's motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), and as a thank-you to the sacrifices made by U.S. military servicemen and women, Virginia Tech provides ongoing assistance to veterans returning to the workforce through a series of programs and services.

Affiliated Organizations

Veterans@VT

A student-veteran based organization that helps to aide the transition of veterans from their time in service to life at Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech Veterans Caucus

The purpose of the caucus is to improve the working, learning, and living environment for employee and student veterans; advocate for the mentoring of and transitional support for veterans returning to work and/or school and recommend actions to improve the recruitment and retention of employee and student veterans.