Contact Veteran Student Life

0110 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-0073
bbertges@umd.edu

Aurora Foundation Names Veteran Student Life as Grant Recipient

Veteran Student Life was just selected by the Aurora Foundation as their 18th grant recipient! With the grant, Veteran Student Life will be able to expand its services in order to effectively transition veterans into the University of Maryland and out into a successful career! For more information about services provided through this grant or through Veteran Student Life, please contact Brian Bertges.



Mission Statement

To build and maintain a community of University of Maryland students, staff, faculty, and alumni, all who have served in the US military, that supports a seamless transition from military life to civilian college life and provides support for continued growth in mind, body, and spirit, carrying the pride and confidence established in the military into the college experience as well as future careers for veteran alumni.

Announcements

Veterans Orientation

posted on November 26, 2014

The Veteran Orientation for the Spring 2015 semester will be January 23rd. There will be panel based discussions across campus with team builders in order to acclimate veterans to the campus and the resources that are specific to them.

If you are interested in going on the Veteran Adventure Orientation, your journey will continue on the 24th and 25th. Stand by for more details!

Getting Involved

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

(1) Get access to the University of Maryland Veteran Center: The new Veterans Center is located in 1122 Cole Field House. Thanks to a generous donation from Board of Trustee member Gordon England, the space is exclusively available for student veterans. Come spend time with each other while on campus, get a cup of coffee, watch TV, use our computers, or study. You can get access to the Veteran Lounge by submitting your proof of service (i.e., DD214, Armed Forces Service ID card) & your University identification number (UID) to our email account vetstudentlife@umd.edu or you can call (301) 405-9605 to set up an appointment to show such identification.

(2) Sign up for the updates in OrgSync: Request permission to join the Veteran Student Life Group.

(3) Connect with the TerpVets: Join the TerpVet Facebook Group.