Where do I start? Applying to UConn? Want to request Information?
If you are applying to the University of Connecticut and are planning on using your benefits, we have put together this handy checklist for you to follow. It will guide you from start to finish and ensure you are squared away:
Admission and Enrollment Checklist
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Welcome to UConn!
"The University of Connecticut welcomes all veterans and active duty military personnel and their families, and is absolutely committed to maintaining an environment of academic success and professional development for all its students. We want all who have served and continue to serve this nation to know that UConn is a welcoming community where our student veterans can continue to strive, succeed and achieve.”
- President Susan Herbst, UConn
Did you know? UConn waives the application fees for veterans and active military . . . .
UConn Veterans Community
The Veteran Community at UConn is an open, welcoming, supportive community of people who have sacrificed in service to our great nation. The Veteran Community encompasses nearly 1,500 students, staff and faculty who are:
• Current Active Duty military and members of any of the uniformed services
• Current members of the Air or Army National Guard
• Current active or inactive Reservists of any of the armed services
• Those who have previously served in any capacity in the uniformed services
• Spouses, children, and any other dependents of any current or prior member of the uniformed services
Important Updates! Tuition Waivers at UConn
Important Updates: National Guard & State Veterans Tuition Waiver and NEW FORM D, AMENDED FORM D, and STATE VETERANS TUITION WAIVER FORMS
Since May Term 2017, both the National Guard tuition waiver and the State Veterans tuition waiver can be used for ALL academic terms (including summer and winter sessions). Also, they can both be used for all approved degree and certificate programs. More information about eligibility requirements and how to apply for these tuition waivers can be found under “Benefits” and the “National Guard & State Veterans Tuition Waiver”.
Any students using one of these Tuition Waivers must submit a FORM D for EACH semester they wish to use the Tuition Waiver. Any changes to class registration can be submitted using the AMENDED FORM D. New students can apply for the State Veterans Tuition Waiver using the CT STATE VETERANS TUITION WAIVER APPLICATION form. These can also be found under the "Benefits" section of this website. (NOTE: You will need your UConn NETID and password to access the Form D and Amended Form D. )
Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report ranked UConn No. 24 nationwide among the Best Colleges for Veterans - 2017
July/August 2018 Veteran of the Month – Jonathan Ramos
The Office of Veterans Affairs & Military Programs at UConn is pleased to honor Jonathan Ramos as our Veteran of the Month for July/August 2018. Jon is the newest addition to the team in the Office of Veterans Affairs & Military Programs at UConn. Beginning July 6th, Jon will be serving as Veterans Benefits Coordinator for students and their families on-campus.
Jonathan Ramos is a Navy Veteran who served 6 years on the USS Annapolis, based out of Groton, CT. When he left the Navy, Jon made good use of the VA Educational Benefits available to him and enrolled in UConn’s Sociology program. While pursuing his undergraduate education at UConn, Jon also worked part-time through the VA Work Study program, helping fellow student veterans use their VA educational benefits. Upon graduation, Jon was hired at Manchester Community College (MCC) as a Veteran Services Associate which entailed processing student Veterans Educational benefits in addition to providing support and advocacy to student Veterans. During that time, Jon also pursued his Masters in Professional Studies of Human Resources Management.
Please take some time to introduce yourself to Jon Ramos in the upcoming Fall 2018 semester! We are very pleased that Jon has joined our team at UConn, where he will continue the very excellent work for student Veterans.
If you would like to nominate a student, faculty, or staff member for “Veteran of the Month,” please contact Nikki Eberly at Nikki.email@example.com with the name of the person and reasons for your nomination.
July/August 2018 Veteran of the Month – Jonathan Ramos
- VA implementing presidential executive order governing union activities during official work hours 20 Jul 2018
- VA and IBM Watson Health Extend Partnership to Support Veterans With Cancer 19 Jul 2018
- VEText system transforming VA's medical scheduling process 17 Jul 2018
- VA Establishes Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization to Support Transition From Legacy Patient Data System 12 Jul 2018
UConn Ranked “Best For Vets” by Military Times
HUSKY VET GAZETTE – April 15, 2018
- Reminder – Submit your Form D!
- End of year luncheon
- Habitat for humanity
- VSO Barbecue
- Volunteer's Needed for Archaeological dig
- And much more . . . .
If you would like to be added to the email distribution list when each issue of the Husky Vet Gazette is posted, register your email here (visitors welcome).
Please contact us so we can assist you!
Phone: (860) 486-2442
On-campus location: Arjona Rm. 345