Current Student Veterans

UAFS requires all students using VA Educational Benefits to request their hours be certified with the UAFS Veteran Coordinator (VA Certifying Official) every semester in which they want to have their classes certified to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Please complete the request to certify form (link below) when schedule is finalized. If wait-listed for a class, please wait to request certification until after the class has been added.

 

UAFS Request to Certify Hours (all students)

 

Veteran Resource Center

UAFS now has a Veteran Resource Center located on the first floor of the Campus Center in 120A. Office hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00 am to 6;00 pm and Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. The center will be closed during all campus observed non-class days. The telephone number is 479-788-7155.

 

Priority Enrollment

UAFS provides early enrollment on a priority basis for all of our student veterans and their eligible dependents

 

Graduation

Student veterans who graduate from UAFS receive a red, white, and blue honor cord to wear at graduation. Veteran students may also apply for SALUTE Veteran National Honor Society. SALUTE members where a stole at graduation, and receive a certificate and challenge coin when joining. Please contact the Veterans Coordinator, Dawn Webster, at 479-788-7092 or dawn.webster@uafs.edu to receive your cord. For more information about graduation, click on our Graduation and Commencement link.

SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society Application PDF icon (PDF will open in a new tab)

 

Student Veterans Organization (SVO)

 

The SVO seeks to establish and maintain a network of student veterans, dependents, and supporters of veterans attending class at UAFS, and to form partnerships with other veteran-friendly agencies in the community. The SVO provides veterans and current service members with the resources, assistance, direction, and support necessary for the successful transition from military to student life. The organization strives to emphasize personal, professional, and academic success for all student veterans.

SVO Application

 

SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society

SALUTE is a national academic honor society recognizing veterans and military personnel who have demonstrated outstanding performance in the academic setting. One of the primary goals of SALUTE is to acknowledge, congratulate, hail, pay homage, pay respect, pay tribute, present arms, and recognize members who have shown courage, strength, leadership, excellence, and perseverance in their military endeavors and now are showing that same commitment to their academic careers. There are four tier of academic achievement for SALUTE members based upon cumulative GPA: Alpha (3.75-4.00); Bravo (3.50-3.74); Charlie (3.25-3.49); and Delta (3.00-3.24).

SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society Application  PDF icon (PDF will open in a new tab)

Student saluting flag at Veterans Day event

Students in a classroom