Services for Veterans

A veteran is a former member of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard who served on active duty and was discharged other than dishonorably.

The UW System campuses are approved for the education of reservists, veterans, disabled or deceased veterans' dependents, and war orphans under programs provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the state Department of Veterans Affairs.

The university must certify each student's attendance and credit load to the Veterans Administration. Payments of veterans' benefits depend on the number of credits carried.

UW campuses have student veteran centers to help student veterans succeed in college: List of Campus Student Veteran Centers

WI G.I. Bill

The WI G.I. Bill provides tuition waivers for certain eligible veterans, spouses, or dependents to attend UW System institutions or Wisconsin's Technical Colleges. It became effective for the 2005–2006 academic year. Details on eligibility and application procedures are listed in the WI G.I. Bill brochure. Use the link below to find campus contacts for the WI G.I. Bill.

Veterans Wisconsin Education Portal

Wisconsin Veterans:

Visit the Veterans Wisconsin Education Portal for more information.

Veterans Contacts/Certifying Officials

UW Colleges Veterans Contacts/Certifying Officials

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