Welcome to the Veterans Center


The Veterans Resource and Support Center exists to retain and graduate military-connected students by delivering programs and services designed to recruit, retain, and support military-connected students as they pursue their education goals and the achievement of skills needed to lead productive and meaningful lives.

The term “military-connected students” includes military veterans, active-duty military personnel, reservist, guard or dependents who may be utilizing educational benefits of a member of the armed forces.

Announcements

Veterans Day Program (CANCELLED due to new COVID-19 mandates)

VA Peer Mentor Job Description

Have a passion for supporting your fellow veterans and supporting them as they transition into their academic career? We are currently looking to hire two part time VA Peer Mentors to provide availability for veteran students that may be in need, as well as supporting Amy Ellington (Lead Peer Mentor/Success Specialist). You’ll assist Amy in outreach for incoming students, have available times for students to meet with you as needed and provide any other resources, support or mental health referrals to Amy that each veteran may require. You’ll participate in a weekly teleconference with other VA Peer Mentors throughout Utah and surrounding states to collaborate on cases and discuss concerns. You’ll also need to document any interviews or visits conducted with each veteran student.

·         $7.25/hour

·         Flexible Schedule other than a designated time for meeting with your peers

·         Up to 25 hours a week based on need and availability

·         MUST be using at ¾ time of their VA benefits

Interested persons should send resumes to amyshirley@suu.edu or drop off at the Veterans Center