Below is a collection of services and resources frequently used by student veterans. If you are looking for something that is not on the list, please let us know. We will help you find it.
Other IU Veterans Offices
IU campuses located throughout the state of Indiana provide support services to veterans.
Tim Fienning, Financial Aid Counselor for Veterans
Phone: (765) 973-8449
IPFW Fort Wayne
Mark Haney, Military Student Services Administrator and School Certifying Official
Office for Veterans & Military Personnel
Admissions Center (2nd Floor)
Phone: (317) 268-9163
Brenda DeMaggio, Veteran Representative
Levonda Moseley, Office of the Registrar: Veterans Support Services
Hawthorn Hall 109
Phone: (219) 980-6940
IU South Bend
Office of Veteran Student Services
Education and Arts Building Room 2101
Phone: (574) 520-4115
Fax: (574) 520-4868
Contact the Veteran’s Student Services office at (574) 520 - 4115 or Savanna Hebert-Annis at (574) 520-4651 for an appointment.
Jack J. Howell - VA Certifying Official, Veteran Services
University Center South 107
Phone: (812) 941-2535
Fax: (812) 941-2351
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, (Closed for lunch from 12:00 to 1:00)
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Closed for lunch from 1:00 to 2:00)
Your status as a student has no impact on your eligibility for Veterans Affairs medical care. Any OEF/OIF veteran is eligible for healthcare benefits for five years after returning from deployment. Visit the Veterans Affairs Web site for information on how to access your benefits.
Signing up for VA Healthcare satisfies the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Details at: http://www.va.gov/health/aca/
Indiana University Health Center
The IU Health Center is available to all students and their family members.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides counseling services and group workshops specifically for veterans coping with mental trauma stemming from their service.
School of Education, Center for Human Growth
The Center for Human Growth provides counseling services for individuals, couples, families, and groups.
Bloomington VA Outpatient Clinic
The Bloomington VA Outpatient Clinic is a sister facility to the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. Located on Bloomington’s west side, the clinic provides primary care,mental health, prescription, and other services to veterans in the Bloomington area.
To find additional VA resources related to medical care, mental health, and substance abuse go to: https://maketheconnection.net/.
Disability and Rehabilitation
Disability Services for Students
If you are disabled, Disability Services for Students can assist you in many ways, by providing transportation and adaptive equipment to make attending classes easier. Contact this office to sign up for special services.
Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program
The VetSuccess program helps veterans with service-connected disabilities prepare for and enter the workforce.
Student Health Insurance
Through Aetna Health Care, the university offers comprehensive health plans to students.
Support Services and Resources
Students in Transition
Students in Transition connects returning adult students with the resources they need to be successful.
- Veterans Support Services on Facebook - The Indiana University Veterans Support Services page allows you to connect with our office.
- Student Veterans of America Indiana University on Facebook
Student Legal Services
This on-campus Student Legal Services advises students on legal issues.
We provide FREE math tutoring in our Veterans Lounge. Any of student vet enrolled in an IU math course – algebra through calculus – are invited to take advantage of our tutor’s expertise.
Hours beginning Thursday, January 22, 2015
- Mondays 4-6 pm
- Thursdays 5-7 pm
Bloomington Community Resources
The Monroe County Veterans Service Officer, Mary Elftman, has an office downtown and can provide information on Veterans Affairs benefits beyond education.
Common Access Card (CAC) Reader
The VSS office and the Army ROTC unit at Smith Research Center have CAC Readers, allowing you to use your credentials to access military networks on campus.