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Student Veteran Affairs
veteran affairs

Housed in the Dean of Students Office, the newly created Office of Student Veterans Affairs goal is to assist student veterans as they make the transition to the campus life.  The office functions as an advocate for veterans and their needs as they enroll and graduate from UIC.

In addition, we can assist you in making connections to offices and departments that can help you succeed at UIC.


o   Assist students with VA educational benefits

o   Counseling Services

o   Career  counseling

o  Disability resources

o   Resource Guide for Veteran Students


Links and Resources

Department of Veteran Affairs – View the most updated information regarding federal benefits.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – The application for federal, state, and institutional aid at UIC. UIC´s priority deadline for filing the FAFSA is March 1 each year.

Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs – Provides assistance to veteran and their families in getting various services.

Illinois Student Assistance Commission – View the most updated information regarding state veteran benefits.

Jesse Brown Veteran Affairs Medical Center – View the medical services available to Illinois veterans.

Military Benefits – A comprehensive website detailing benefits, news, etc.

Resource Guide for Student VeteransA guide to assist you as you navigate through UIC.

UIC Office of Admissions and Records – Review policies and procedures regarding students leaving for and returning from military service.

Veteran Affairs Regional Office – Learn about the full range of services and benefits available to Illinois veterans.

Veteran Benefits Forms

2012-2013 GI Bill Educational Benefits Form

2012-2013 Veteran Academic Advisor Certification Form

2012-2013 Post 9/11 GI Bill Agreement Form

2011-2012 FERPA Release Form


Public Act 096-0133 Survey


For More Information Contact

Annette Wright

Assistant Dean of Students/

Director of Student Veterans Affairs

3030 Student Services Building

1200 W. Harrison,

312 996-4857