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Success is rarely
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The Military & Veteran Success Center is dedicated to helping student veterans achieve academic success.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a long history of honoring and serving student veterans. From General Pershing to our modern day leaders, our obligation to honor our values of Learning, Excellence, Achievement, Diversity, Engagement, and fostering discovery through Research is the hallmark and symbol of excellence that transcends the potential that student veterans bring to UNL.

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, you'll join current veterans, dependents, and active duty, National Guard, and reserve members attending as under-graduate and graduate students; numerous current faculty and staff veterans; and Air Force, Army, and Navy ROTC program participants.

The transition from volunteer service, and for some, continued service in the military, to a college student can be an unfamiliar and a challenging experience. Our goal is to support student veterans to become comfortable and aware of campus and community resources focused on academic success.

UNL Color Guard at a football game
Military and Veteran Success Center mural
Oldie UNL military photo
Oldie UNL military photo
UNL Honors all who served
US News and World Report Best Colleges for Veterans
Military Times Best for Vets Colleges 2018
Military Advanced Education and Transition Guide to Top Colleges and Universities 2017
Yellow Ribbon Program

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018 Learn to Earn

    11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Student Union Auditorium

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  • Thursday, September 20, 2018 "Journalism or Activism?" - Rob Smith Presentation

    Navigating intersecting identities and the new media landscape as a black, gay Iraq war veteran

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  • Friday, September 21, 2018 F.B.I. Information Session

    Join the FBI as they share details about internships, the application process, and the various positions that are available.

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  • Thursday, November 8, 2018 American Hero: Brandon Rumbaugh Comes to Nebraska on 8 November 7:30pm

    American Hero: Brandon Rumbaugh 8 November 7:30pm Nebraska Union Auditorium

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Student Services

  • Free Tutoring, Fall 2018 Math - Chemistry - Computer Science - Writing & Research

    Mondays - Wednesdays - Thursdays, 4:30pm - 8:30pm

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  • Health Support Services for Student Veterans Free walk-in consultation for student military members, Veterans and family members

    Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00pm, Military & Veteran Success Center, Nebraska Union Rm 16

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  • VA Campus Outreach Every Thursday

    8:00 - 4:00 pm in the Military and Veteran Success Center

Our Services

UNL Union

Our goal is to encourage engagement outside the classroom through advising, career decision-making, financial planning, health services and other personal support resources.

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Prospective Students

New students moving in

We aim to provide a support system that will ease and accelerate the transition of student veterans and their military-dependents.

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Veteran Resources

UNL alumni

We assist student veterans and military dependents in their development of academic success strategies and achieving goals through life coaching.

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