Thank you for visiting the University of Connecticut School of Business Veterans Portal. We greatly appreciate your service to our Country and hope you will see why you should make the University of Connecticut your next home.
The Veterans Portal is designed to provide you with the support and resources to quickly transition to college life at UConn and graduate with the skills needed to succeed in today’s economy. School of Business and Veterans Portal information has been designed to assist you in such areas as what is needed to apply to UConn, Programs of Study, and student perspectives.
The University of Connecticut is founded on innovation and collaboration. Aside from all of the fantastic academic resources and faculty the university offers to all our students, there are many other forms of academic support tailored to fit the needs of today's student veteran.
Are you a veteran with a family? Recognizing the needs of today’s student veteran, the University of Connecticut fully supports the growth of both the veteran and their families. From grants, spouse support, and housing options, there are a number of government and institutional resources to help you and your family get the most from your UConn experience.
- MyCAA Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts
- Veteran’s Families United Foundation
- Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
- DOD Military Family Support
- SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Military Families Resources
- Google for Veterans and Families
- Helping a Family Member with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- UConn Veterans Affairs and Military Programs
Veterans at The University of Connecticut have multiple options for housing while attending. The Post 9/11 G.I. Bill provides a housing allowance for veterans and their families. The University of Connecticut also provides the option for veterans to choose between traditional student housing and the Veteran’s Housing option while enrolled at the university.
Making the Transition from Boots to Books
Making the transition from boots to books and entering college life can sometimes be challenging. At The University of Connecticut, we have programs specifically designed to aid transitioning service members. Below, you will find information to get you moving in the right direction, including the critical steps needed to verify your military service, apply to the University, and obtain financial aid. The first step is reviewing and familiarizing yourself with the veterans' checklist. Please contact us if you have any questions. We hope to see on one of our campuses in the future!