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Current Student Veterans Information

New student Veteran orientation

The SVRC is hosting a Welcome to Campus orientation for student Veterans on Wednesday, September 7th at noon and Thursday, September 8th at 5pm.  This event is an opportunity to get to know current student Veterans, meet other incoming Veterans and ask questions ranging from Housing and Child Care services to GI Bill and other benefits questions.  The University has a lot to offer and numerous services on campus.  The SVRC is here to assist as you navigate this new experience.  Please RSVP to so we can reserve your spot.

Parking discount for student Veterans 

The SVRC is pleased to announce that the SGA Secretary of Veterans Affairs has secured a 15% discount on full year parking permits for student Veterans

To qualify you must be registered as an active student with a valid SPIRE I.D and present a DD-214 or active duty military ID at the time of purchase.  Please visit the following webpage for full details:

Omega Delta Sigma Fraternity

The University Of Massachusetts Amherst Chapter Of Omega Delta Sigma (National  Co-Ed Veterans Fraternity) is currently accepting new members.  For more information check out the following websites and contact Joshua Carnes at or email the Student Veteran Resource Center at

If you have been called to active duty

If you are a current student called to active duty, contact the Dean of Students Main Office immediately. The student life support team will guide you through your choices in regard to withdrawing from your courses and on-campus housing (if applicable), receiving appropriate refunds, making contact with Financial Aid Services, and completing paperwork for external agencies.

Dean of Students Office
227 Whitmore Administration Building
(413) 545-2684