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External Links

Local, State & Federal Government Websites

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATES:  

April 1 for Summer Classes; July 1 for Fall Classes, and November 1 for Spring Classes.

 

National & State Veterans Organizations
  • American Veterans (AMVETS) : This is one of America's foremost veterans services organizations. They are best known for the work of their National Service Officers (NSO) who help veterans file claims with the VA.
  • Disabled American Veterans (DAV) : This non-profit organization works to better the lives on American veterans who are disabled.
  • Ohio American Veterans (AMVETS) : This is for Ohio veterans and is one of America’s foremost veterans services organizations. They are best known for the work of their National Service Officers (NSO) who help veterans file claims with the VA.
  • Student Veterans of America (SVA):  This organization serves as a coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States. Ohio University has a chapter of SVA on campus. To get involved, contact Peter Bronner at pb124614@ohio.edu.
  • 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 on millions through its community service programs and special projects.

 

Other Helpful Resources
  • 2016 Military Friendly Employers :  This website lists distinguished elite companies who boast the strongest job opportunities, hiring practices and retention programs for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment.
  • American Corporate Partners : Helpful resources for veterans transitioning from the military to civilian workforce.
  • Drug Rehab :  Resource for Veterans to get the help from an addiction.
  • Executive Gateway:  This professional development site is especially helpful for those seeking executive job positions.
  • Federal Careers:  This is a job site that specializes in helping veterans find the right career.
  • Guide for Graduate Scholarships :  This website assists veterans and dependents look for alternative options to may for graduate school.
  • Guide to Online Education for Veterans:  For information concerning how to select a school with a viable online education program
  • Kuder Journal :  Comprehensive online resource to help you learn about your interests, skills and work values and use those results to build a personal career plan, explore occupational information and plan for your future success.
  • Military to College Guide : This handbook was created by Student Veterans of America to help veterans entering college.
  • Military.com:  This is a one-stop-shop for military service members with information about benefits, advice columns and everything military.
  • Military Education Benefit Guide :  This is a resource for determining what benefits are available to veterans based on their eligibility.
  • Recruit Military : This website is dedicated to helping veterans achieve professional success.
  • Selecting a Major:  Are you still trying to decide on a major? Visit this University College web page for helpful tips!
  • Tax Guide for Military & Veterans :  Resource by MoneyGeek to assist military members and veterans with possible tax exclusions for both federal and state tax filings.
  • USAA Military Life Insurance  Life insurance with exclusive military focused benefits. Affordable level term life insurance for the military.
  • Veteran Tickets Foundation's Tickets for Troops Program : Is dedicated to giving back to those who gave so much.  They team up with major sports teams, leagues, promoters, organizations, venues and every day event ticket holders to provide free and discounted tickets to currently sereving and veterans of all branches of the US military.
  • Veterans and Mesothelioma : For those veterans with mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer can receive full financial benefits from the VA.
  • Veterans Guide to Ohio University : Compiled by an Ohio University student veteran, this handbook provides an overview of resources in the Athens area and offers tips specifically for student veterans and military personnel studying at Ohio University.
  • Veteran Recruitment Center :  Designed to offer career fairs to companies looking to hire veterans.
  • Vets 4 Warriors:  Vets 4 Warriors is a free and confidential support system for veterans. They provide support via email, live chat, or telephone. All support staff are veterans although this service is not affiliated directly with the military or the VA.