General Resources

  • Veteran Friendly Instructor - Veterans function best in a safe and secure environment. This document provides information and guidelines for conducting your class in a veteran friendly way, given the common struggles and civilian transitional issues that veterans of the Global War on Terror face.

  • From Combat to Classroom - A majority of today's veterans have deployed to a war zone to perform a function that either directly involved combat or indirectly supported combat operations. The purpose of this resource is to provide an overview of what veterans may experience, including: post-deployment issues, metal health, substance abuse, and how to communicate in the classroom environment.

  • VETS Resource Packet - This packet was designed to provide resources to faculty and staff, to include specific tools, links, and contact information to facilitate improvement of student veteran support, and a packet of information specific to working with students that are experiencing Post Traumatic Stress.

  • Military Syllabi Information - The following statement should be included in all faculty syllabi:  "Military students who have the potential to participate in military activities including training and deployment should consult with faculty prior to registration for any course, but no later than the end of the first week of classes."  

  • Active Duty and Reservists - Military students who have the potential to participate in military activities including training and deployment should consult with faculty prior to registration for a course, but no later than the end of the first week of classes, to determine the class attendance policy.

  • Deployed Students - Students must complete a Military Leave of Absence Application. This form must be completed prior to the student's deployment while they are still in the area. A copy of their military orders must be attached to the application. The orders must indicate the date that they must report for active duty.

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