The Veteran Services office serves as a liaison for students with the Department of Veterans Affairs Office for Education Benefits.
The University of Nevada, Reno is fully approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for education benefits to qualified veterans, service members and dependents under existing, applicable public laws.
Each student wishing to receive benefits under any of the public laws must initially complete the Veterans Education Benefits Application online through the Department of Veteran Affairs. Students may face a six- to eight-week delay in receiving their education benefits while the Veteran’s Administration processes their application.
Policies of Satisfactory Academic Progress apply to students using Veteran’s Education benefits. Veterans Education Benefit recipients must follow the policies for Satisfactory Academic Progress as published by the Office of Financial Aid, Employment and Scholarship Services. Failure to follow the Academic Standard for Satisfactory Progress will result in the discontinuation of VA Education Benefits at the institution until satisfactory progress is made. To maintain satisfactory academic progress, a student must maintain a 2.0 semester and/or 2.0 cumulative University of Nevada GPA.
The Veterans Services office also offers a variety of services and programs for students’ success. To learn more about Veterans’ Orientation, Peer to Peer Mentoring, veteran student groups, VA Works Study opportunities or our service referral programs, contact the Veteran Services office at (775) 682-5935.
Specific regulations for veteran services may be obtained by contacting the Veterans Benefits Coordinator and Certifying Official, (775) 784-4700, option 5. Veterans’ Services is located in the Admissions & Records Office on the second floor of the Fitzgerald Student Services Building (building 082 on the campus map). Please visit our Veteran Services website at http://www.unr.edu/veteran/.