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  • MTSU has the largest dedicated space for veterans on a Tennessee campus
  • Three-star general advises MTSU on veteran services
  • Veterans at MTSU can follow a six-step procedure to success
  • We honor our student-veterans

News and Events

We have some great upcoming opportunities for MTSU military and veteran students and their families.

Veterans and Military Family Orientation
New student-veterans and family members, mark your calendars!  We will be offering 3 sessions of Veterans and Military Family Orientation. This is an orientation designed specifically to give you as a veteran or military family member the heads up on how to be successful at MTSU (this is different than CUSTOMS).  Please plan on attending.   There will be top leadership at this event. 
Returning student veterans and family members, you are welcome to attend as well.  There is information that will be useful to you, too.
Session times:
20 January 2016 0900-1215 followed by lunch
20 January 2016 1300-1615 preceded by lunch
21 January 2016 1300-1615 preceded by lunch 
There is no cost.  All sessions will be in Tom Jackson Hall.  Please RSVP to Dr. Hilary Miller (615/898.5039 or
Quilts of Valor National Sew Day 2016
Participate at MTSU-- Saturday, February 6, 2016 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
MTSU Learning Resource Center (LRC) 207, 208, & 209
For information contact Janice Lewis at 615/898-2881 or 

Other Events

Here is video from the Grand Opening of the Veterans and Military Family Center.
Video from the Quilts of Valor Dedication. 

Academic Success Series
The University College Advising Center holds 1-hour "How To" workshops each term designed to help you become a successful student.

Useful links

  • The Helping Heroes Grant is a $1,000 per semester grant, awarded to students who successfully completes twelve (12) or more semester hours with no failing grade as the final grade for the course. The student shall receive $500 per semester for successfully completing six (6) to eleven (11) semester hours with no failing grade as a final grade for the course. The student shall not receive an award if enrolled in fewer than six (6) semester hours.
  • The National Resource Directory provides access to over 10,000 services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. The VA is proud to assure their users they can trust the content as resources are reviewed regularly by a content management team that includes several Veterans and subject matter experts.

    A few features of the new Web site include a faster, more robust search engine; a Bookmark & Share capability for use with social media tools; and an "In the News"; feature that provides links to news and updates about Wounded Warrior and Veterans issues. Also included on the site is an expanded Homeless Assistance section where users can find information on a variety of programs and benefits.

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