V.E.T.S. Faculty and Staff Training


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V.E.T.S. Training Dates:
September 23   1pm-3pm       UC 303                  RSVP
November 4      1pm-3pm       UC 303                  RSVP

To schedule an individual or department training session, please send your request to military@uccs.edu.

The Veteran Educator Training and Support (V.E.T.S.) Program is an interactive training session designed to provide faculty and staff with applicable information about the student veteran transition experience and strategies for understanding and helping veterans succeed academically. 

VETS training is is a partnership between UCCS and the United Services Automobile Association (USAA). This interactive presentation will include the following:

  • VETS supporter guidance and expectations
  • Statistics and demographics of veterans in Colorado and UCCS
  • What brings veterans to campus: Post 9/11 GI Bill and other VA benefits overview
  • Military vs. civilian/campus culture
  • Challenges facing returning veterans - academic and non-academic
  • Brief overview of PTSD/TBI and other war related trauma
  • Campus resources for veterans - academic and non-academic
  • VA and other community resources
  • Effective strategies for the classroom and campus