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Students in approved programs at Northwestern University may use any VA educational benefit toward the cost of their program. Learn more about using your VA benefits. Students should check with their respective program to verify its eligibility to participate in VA program benefits.
We've gathered list of resources that might assist you during your time at Northwestern:
Department of Veterans Affairs Support
Chicago Office of Veterans Affairs
Chicago Office of Veterans Affairs provides links to Support Services, Mental Health, Legal Assistance, Housing, Employment and Education Support in the City of Chicago
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs provides links to Support Services, Mental Health, Legal Assistance, Housing, Employment and Education Support in the State of Illinois
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
United States Department of Veterans Affairs provides links to Support Services, Mental Health, Legal Assistance, Housing, Employment and Education Support for Veterans and Servicemembers nationwide.
Northwestern University Support
Northwestern University Dean of Students Office Veterans' Resources
See the Northwestern University Dean of Students Office Veterans' Resources for information on Career Resources, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Financial Aid.
Northwestern University Veterans Association
The Northwestern University Veterans Association (NUVA) provides Veterans access to the resources, support and advocacy they have earned, deserve and require to succeed in higher education.
Kellogg Veterans Association
Kellogg Veterans Association offers application assistance, career support and networking help.
Northwestern University Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)
Northwestern University Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) educates and trains qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy's unrestricted line, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps.
- Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program
- AMVETS Service Foundation
- Army Health Professions Scholarship Program
- FastWeb Scholarships for Veterans
- Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program
- Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship
- Scholarships.com Veteran Scholarships
- Student Veterans of America Scholarships
- CPT James Ahn Special Forces Memorial Scholarship
Programs and Services
- The American Legion
- Chicago Transit Authority: Free Ventra pass for current servicemembers and disabled veterans
- Chicago Veterans: Provides resources for transitioning to civilian life, employment resources and networking opportunities.
- Cook County Military and Veterans Discount Program
- Department of Veteran Affairs Education and Training Resources
- Illinois Military and Veterans Rights
- Illinois Patriot Education Fund
- Metra Rail: Discounted fares for active duty personnel
- Navy Loan Repayment Program
- Navy Pier Military Discount
- USO of Illinois
- Vet Tix: Provides free tickets or raffles for tickets to Veterans
- VFW Illinois