University of Maryland University College's Veterans Resource Center offers individuals like you—separating servicemembers, veterans, and families—a comprehensive inventory of timely information essential to making informed decisions while you transition to civilian life.

UMUC is committed to providing you with convenient access to insights and support from trusted sources. Whether you are looking to secure the right job, understand your veterans benefits, or simply want to know what support is available, UMUC's Veterans Resource Center is your go-to resource.

Explore the Veterans Resource Center

View our guide for veterans, packed with information to enable a smooth transition.

Browse this comprehensive list of services for our veterans.

Learn about this digital networking tool for UMUC’s military community.

Military and veteran students can benefit from peer-to-peer support and mentoring.

Our student veterans can apply for financial assistance from the Veterans Assistance Fund.

Veterans Initiatives and Outreach

UMUC's Office of Veterans Initiatives and Outreach helps ensure veterans receive the resources, support, and advocacy they need to succeed in transitioning after the military, earning a degree, and starting a successful civilian career.

If you have questions about the resources available in the Veterans Resource Center, or if you have any suggestions about resources to add, please e-mail us at vrc@umuc.edu.

Veterans Certification Office

Using your veterans education benefits at UMUC is seamless. The dedicated Veterans Certification Office at University of Maryland University College processes your paperwork for education benefits quickly and efficiently, and we work in accordance with federal and state regulations so you can stay focused on earning your degree.

After you've followed the steps to apply at UMUC and registered for classes, you'll need to complete the Request for Certification Form through MyUMUC, the online home of your student account.

UMUC works directly with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide information about the classes you're taking. We certify to the VA that you are on track with your program and all courses you're taking are applicable to your degree plan.

You also can make changes to your benefits and monitor the processing of your benefits through MyUMUC.

VetSuccess on Campus

Students can get support and help from Department of Veterans Affairs counselors right here at UMUC. University of Maryland University College is proud to have been selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to participate in the VetSuccess On Campus program.

Read more about VetSuccess on Campus

VetSuccess on Campus helps veterans transition from military service to college. The program is designed to ensure UMUC's veteran students have the support and assistance they need to be successful in higher education, their careers, and their lives. Services are also available for military personnel, military spouses, and dependents.

VeteransSuccess Club: Created For Students, By Students

The student-run VeteransSuccess Club provides an in-person and online community for fellow veterans and their families. An approved chapter of the Student Veterans of America, UMUC's VeteransSuccess Club is dedicated to ensuring that veterans, active-duty servicemembers, reservists, and their family members have a voice on campus and are successful in fulfilling academic, employment, and support needs.

For more information e-mail vrc@umuc.edu.

Dedicated Veterans Advisors

Our team of knowledgeable veterans advisors and admissions advisors are at your service.

Questions?

If you have questions about the resources available in the Veterans Resource Center, or if you have any suggestions about resources to add, please e-mail us at vrc@umuc.edu.