External Resources

  • Veterans Affairs

    GI Bill - Find information on your educational benefits

    Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) - Don't forget to verify your attendance no earlier than the last day of each month.

    United States Department of Veterans Affairs – One location for all VA information

    Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs - Find out about statewide legislation, benefits, services & programs that directly impact veterans

    VA Puget Sound Health Care System – All VA medical services in the Puget Sound area  

    Military Transcripts

    JST Transcripts - For Active Duty, Reserve and Veterans of the Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy 

    CCAF (Community College of the Air Force) - For Active Duty Air Force, Reserve, and Air National Guard members

    Coast Guard Institute - For Coast Guard members

    Financial Aid

    Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – We encourage all students to complete the FAFSA to receive a complete picture of their financial aid options

    College Scholarships - Search for thousands of scholarships throughout the country

    WashBoard- Connecting Washington students with Washington scholarship providers 

    Benefits & Service Opportunities

    ebenefits - DoD and VA one stop shop! Get your DD-214, insurance, health, education, disability and housing benefits and more.

    El Centro de la Raza - As an organization grounded in the Latino community, their "mission is to build unity across all racial and economic sectors, to organize, empower, and defend our most vulnerable and marginalized populations and to bring justice, dignity, equality, and freedom to all the peoples of the world." They provide assistance with food, housing, job transitions and more. – Information for those in the military, retired from the military, military veterans or those considering joining the military

    Team Rubicon - Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with medical professionals to rapidly deploy emergency response teams into crisis situations. The skills cultivated on battlefields – emergency medicine, risk assessment and mitigation, teamwork and decisive leadership – are invaluable in disaster zones. This organization was created by and for veterans to continue their service both domestically and internationally.

    Troops to Teachers - A U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.

    Vet Reinvention – An SU alumn created this low cost service for all veterans. "[They] provide up-to-date, veteran-tailored career coaching services (such as resume-writing) that will help you thrive in today's Post-2008, interconnected economy." 

    VetSuccess – Help with job searching and job placement after graduation