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

The Veteran Educators Training and Support 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.

The VETS training will include the following:

  • VETS supporter guidance and expectations
  • Statistics and demographics of military affiliated students at UCCS
  • Overview of VA Educational benefits
  • Military vs. civilian/campus culture
  • Challenges facing returning veterans - academic and non-academic
  • Effective strategies for working with military-affiliated students
  • Campus Resources - academic and non-academic
  • Brief overview of PTSD/TBI and other war-related trauma

V.E.T.S. Training Dates

September 18, 2019 10:00 AM-11:45AM - McCord-Herbst Student Veteran Center RSVP Here

October 16, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:45PM - McCord-Herbst Student Veteran Center RSVP Here

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