Military and Veteran Students

Military and Veteran Students

On Campus Admissions

Online and off campus Admissions

Current and Returning Students

Our Mission

The mission of Military and Veteran Students Services is to honor Military and Veteran students and their families with social and academic support as they transition and complete higher education

Helping you transition

USD has prioritized programs and services to help military and veteran students integrate into student life as smoothly as possible.   Whether you're studying on campus or via an online or distance program, military and veteran students have access to academic and social support like:

  • Tutoring
  • Military and veteran transition course
  • Student Veterans Clubs and Organizations
  • VA reintegration support
  • Peer mentoring programs

Thank you for your service. Let us serve you during your education journey. 

Why Select USD?
  • Accreditation
  • Affordability
  • Wide array of courses
  • Low cost of living
  • Flexible Transfer credit policies
  • State Tuition assistance
  • Special Policies for Deployment
  • Distance Education for Veterans
In-Person Services

Vet Center Counseling Services
A confidential source for a broad range of counseling, outreach and referral services for current and prior military personnel and their family members. Individual, couple’s and family counseling, support and educational groups, and referral to other resources are provided. There is no charge for the services provided from the Vet Centers. The mission is to provide post – service and post – combat readjustment to civilian life, to include counseling for post-traumatic stress responses.

Ruth Kaspar, LCSW – PIP
Student Veteran Resource Center

Every Wednesday: noon – 3:00 pm.

Schedule an appointment via email or phone:


Library Support Services
Available at the Student Veteran Resource Center
Monday: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Friday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm