University of Maryland University College offers MIL-VET Checkpoint, a digital communication and networking tool exclusively for UMUC's military and veterans community. It provides a central place for you to get the support you need to make a successful transition to civilian life. You can access timely, relevant information about academic success and career opportunities, connect with fellow UMUC students who've served in the military, work with our military and veterans advisors, and more.

This tool is available to veterans as well as all transitioning members of the military who are planning to separate within the next two years. Join more than 2,500 MIL-VET Checkpoint users to access content that can help you in your transition. Check out examples of content available to MIL-VET Checkpoint users below.

Helpful Information for Veterans and Transitioning Military

Student Veterans of America

UMUC's chapter of Student Veterans of America provides access to resources and opportunities for student veterans.

Online Tutoring Services

UMUC is offering no-cost online tutoring through to students using VA benefits.

The Importance of Follow-Up

UMUC offers tips on how to make the most of a successful career fair with an impressive post-fair follow-up.

Service Dogs for Veterans

UMUC has partnered with American Humane to offer the shelter-to-service program to provide service dogs for veterans with service-related PTS and TBI.

You've Earned a Diploma. Now What?

UMUC Career Services offers tips on how to apply what you've learned in your degree program to your job search.

CareerQuest: UMUC's Hub for Career and Professional Development

Learn about UMUC's online platform for job listings, networking events, and other career development resources.

Employer Profile: Norman Workman

Get career insights for transitioning servicemembers from a UMUC alumnus and senior technical recruiter at IntelliDyne.

Prepare for a Career Fair

UMUC offers a few tips and best practices to help job seekers be more successful at recruiting events.

Paid Fellowship Opportunity

Military-affiliated UMUC students can apply for a fellowship opportunity with Hiring Our Heroes.

Five Unforeseen Costs of Relocating

UMUC offers advice for transitioning veterans on how to manage costs associated with relocating.

Federal Aid for Military Students

There are many resources and benefits available to help servicemembers meet and manage the costs of their college education.

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Garrett

Active-duty servicemember and UMUC student Jonathan Garrett shares his experience as a MIL-VET Checkpoint user.

Why Join a Professional Association?

Panelists at a UMUC-hosted webinar discuss the advantages of joining professional associations.

Security Clearances: What Veterans Need to Know

To help our student veterans expand their career opportunities, UMUC offers valuable information about security clearances.

Why You? Selling Yourself in an Interview

Kristin Schrader, UMUC assistant director of InternPLUS and military career programs, offers advice on how to improve your interviewing skills.

Student Spotlight: David Galazyn

UMUC student David Galazyn shares his experience transitioning from the military to civilian life.

Employer Profile: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Nanese Loza shares her insights about transitioning out of the military and what it's like to serve as an equal employment opportunity specialist at the VA.

Spotlight: Hiring Our Heroes

UMUC highlights Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.

Spotlight: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Transitioning servicemembers can get no-cost financial coaching through the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Scholarships for Active-Duty Servicemembers and Veterans

UMUC provides a number of scholarships for active-duty servicemembers, veterans, and their family members.

Support Services for UMUC's Military Community

Learn about Career Services at UMUC, offering help with job searches, interviewing, networking, and more.

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