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Welcome to Veteran Services!

UMass Amherst is committed to offering quality services and support programs for student veterans, active military, and their families. 

Veteran Student Resource Center in Dickinson HallIf you are a member of the UMass community, we hope you will stop by the new Veteran Student Resource Center (SVRC) located in Dickinson Hall (up Hicks Way from the Recreation Center) in Rooms 18-19

The SVRC hosts a variety of workshops throughout the year such as "Preparing for Course Registration" and "Translating Your Military Experience to a Civilian Resume."   Veteran staff members are available during regular office hours if you have questions.  You'll find the SVRC is a comfortable place to study, relax, meet other student veterans, learn about and access resources, or just have a cup of coffee!

Judy Gagnon, Certifying OfficialIf you are a current or prospective student who has questions about veteran educational benefits, please click the navigation tab above for Veteran Educational Benefits Process.  You can also visit UMass Amherst’s Certifying Official, Judy Gagnon, in the Bursar’s Office.  The Bursar’s Office is located in 215 Whitmore and Judy’s phone number is 413-545-5792.

Finally, if you are in the process of choosing the best campus to complete your degree, we hope you will consider UMass Amherst.  By clicking on the Prospective Students button, you will find out where to learn more about the great academic programs at UMass Amherst, as well as information on how to apply.