Ohio University

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)
veteranscenter@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/veteranscenter/

Coordinator of Veterans Resources / Academic Advisor

Terry D. St. Peter
Baker University Center 350
740-566-VETS (8387)
veteranscenter@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/veteranscenter/

School Certifying Official

Janet Russell
Baker University Center 350
740-566-VETS (8387)
veteranscenter@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/veteranscenter/

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.

Military.com : 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
740.566.8888
lash@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/advisingcenter/

Campus Involvement Center (CIC)

Drew Holzaepfel
339 Baker University Center
740.593.4025
holzaepa@ohio.edu
involvement@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/involvement/

Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC)

Imants Jaunarajs
533 Baker University Center
740.593.2909
jaunaraj@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/careers/

Counseling and Psychological Services

Paul Castelino, Ph.D., Director
Campus Care, (Hudson Health Center 3rd floor)
740.593.1616
castelin@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/counseling/

Dean of Students

Dr. Patti McSteen
345 Baker University Center
740.593.1800
mscsteenp@ohio.edu
https://www.ohio.edu/deanofstudents/

eCampus

Ginny Cottrill
102 Haning Hall
740.593.0018
cottrilv@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/ecampus/

Health Promotion, Tobacco, Other Drugs & Recovery

Ann Addington
321 Baker Center
740.593.4749
addingto@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/students/recovery/
www.ohio.edu/alcohol/
www.ohio.edu/involvement/healthpromotion/recover.cfm

Housing and Residence Life

Jneanne Hacker
111 South Green Drive
740.593.4090
hackerjn@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/housing/

Institutional Equity

Darrell Purdy
101 Crewson House
740.593.9132
purdyd@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/equity/

Office of the Bursar

Tricia Barrick
010 Chubb Hall
740.593.4130
barrick@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/bursar/

Office of Student Financial Aid

Sandi Krivesti
020 Chubb Hall
740.593.4141
krivests@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/financialaid/

Student Accessibility Services

Carey Busch
348 Baker University Center
740.593.2620
buschc@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/uc/sas

Student Senate Representative - Veterans Delegate

Shaelyn Roberts
sr765613@ohio.edu

Undergraduate Admissions - Transfer Credit

Didi Chilcott
120 Chubb Hall
740.593.4107
chilcotd@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/admissions/

Regional Campuses

Chillicothe
Veterans Center
740.772.7730

Eastern
Veterans Center
740.699.2515
OUEVets@ohio.edu

Lancaster
Veterans Center
740.654.6711, ext 13336

Southern
Veterans Center
740.547.3877

Zanesville
Veterans Center
740.588.1433
ouzveterans@ohio.edu