Welcome to Veteran Services!
UMass Amherst is committed to offering quality services and support programs for student veterans, active military, and their families.
If you are a member of the UMass community, we hope you will stop by the new Student Veterans 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!
If you are a current or prospective student who has questions about veteran educational benefits, please click here for information about the process of applying for Veteran Educational Benefits. You can also visit UMass Amherst’s Certifying Official, Lynn Gates, in the Bursar’s Office. The Bursar’s Office is located in 215 Whitmore and Lynn’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.