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Veterans Office

OHIO Lancaster Veterans Center
740.654.6711, ext 13336

We are here to assist Ohio National Guardsman, military reservists, and veterans currently enrolled or working at Ohio University. Here, you will find helpful links to resources here at OHIO, as well as government websites, national organizations and other helpful military and veteran resources.

Director of Veterans and Military Student Services

David W. Edwards, Sr.
Baker University Center 350
740-566-VETS (8387)

Coordinator of Veterans Resources / Academic Advisor

Terry D. St. Peter
Baker University Center 350
740-566-VETS (8387)

School Certifying Official

Janet Russell
Baker University Center 350
740-566-VETS (8387)

Government Websites

Athens VA Services Office : This website specifically addresses VA services in Athens County.

GI Bill : This web link provides information about the GI Bill and education benefits.

OEF/OIF Service Members : This is a resource specifically for those veterans who have served in OEF/OIF.

Ohio Attorney General : This is a web resource for military members and veterans by the Ohio Attorney General.

OHIO CARES : This is a collaboration of state and local agencies supporting the behavioral health of returning OIF/OEF veterans and their families.

Ohio National Guard : This is a resource for those interested in the Ohio National Guard.

US Department of Justice-Know Your Rights : If you've been seriously injured while on active duty, make sure to read this publication that explains your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It also provides information on where to get assistance.

US Department of Veterans Affairs : This website provides important information related to veteran services, such as the GI Bill and health care.

Veterans Benefits : This web page provides useful links to various veterans' benefits, such as education, compensation and life insurance.

National Organizations

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) : This non-profit organization works to better the lives of American veterans who are disabled.

Student Veterans of America (SVA) : This organization serves as a coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States.

The American Legion : This is the nation's largest veteran service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security and continued devotion to fellow service members and veterans.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) : This organization has a rich tradition in enhancing the lives of millions through its community service programs and special projects.

Other Helpful Resources

Executive Gateway : This professional development site is especially helpful for those seeking executive job positions.

Federal Careers : This is a jobsite that specializes in helping veterans find the right career.

GI Bill : The American Legion serves veterans and service members by providing them with information on the GI Bill.

HMS Technologies, Inc. : This advanced IT systems integrator has been contracted to do a study of OEF/OIF veterans. : This is a one-stop-shop for military service members with information about benefits, advice columns and everything military.

Military to College Guide : This handbook was created by Student Veterans of America to help veterans entering college.

Recruit Military : This website is dedicated to helping veterans achieve professional success.

Today's GI Bill : This is yet another helpful resource in navigating through the new GI Bill.

Athens Campus Resources

Allen Student Advising Center

Angela Lash
417 Baker University Center

Campus Involvement Center (CIC)

Drew Holzaepfel
339 Baker University Center

Career Network

Imants Jaunarajs
533 Baker University Center

Counseling and Psychological Services

Paul Castelino, Ph.D., Director
Campus Care, (Hudson Health Center 3rd floor)

Dean of Students

Kathy Fahl, MSW
Associate Dean of Students


Ginny Cottrill
102 Haning Hall

Health Promotion, Tobacco, Other Drugs & Recovery

Ann Addington
321 Baker Center

Housing and Residence Life

Jneanne Hacker
111 South Green Drive

Institutional Equity

Darrell Purdy
101 Crewson House

Office of the Bursar

Tricia Barrick
010 Chubb Hall

Office of Student Financial Aid

Sandi Krivesti
020 Chubb Hall

Student Accessibility Services

Carey Busch
348 Baker University Center

Student Senate Representative - Veterans Delegate

Shaelyn Roberts

Undergraduate Admissions - Transfer Credit

Didi Chilcott
120 Chubb Hall

Regional Campuses

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