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Academic Success

Veterans can face unique challenges in the transition from combat to the classroom. Some colleges offer on-campus veteran's coordinators and student-operated veterans clubs or associations.

  • Student Veterans of America


    Since 2008, Student Veterans of America has grown to include more than 1,500 chapter affiliates located at academic institutions across the country. SVA also partners with numerous private and nonprofit partners and student-focused programs and services for veterans. The organization's mission is to provide veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.


  • Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE)


    Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE) is a peer support program that connects incoming student veterans on college campuses with trained veteran peer advisors. A peer advisor can help student veterans navigate college life, address challenges, connect to appropriate resources on and off campus, and provide ongoing support.



    Preparing to transition from military service to school can be a daunting experience. While the GI Bill® covers school-related expense including tuition, books, fees and living stipends, MVAA encourages you to get the most out of your earned benefits.
    Following are some helpful resources to help ensure a successful transition to academic life: