"The IVMF is the first interdisciplinary national institute in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service. Through our focus on veteran-facing programming, research and policy, employment and employer support, and community engagement, the institute provides in-depth analysis of the challenges facing the veteran community, captures best practices and serves as a forum to facilitate new partnerships and strong relationships between the individuals and organizations committed to making a difference for veterans and military families."
The mission of the Syracuse University Student Veterans Organization is to provide veterans, military connected students, and military family members who attend Syracuse University or SUNY ESF with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. Syracuse's SVO is part of the national organization Student Veterans of America. Connecting with the SVO is a great way to start creating ties on campus and in the community.
The Veterans Legal Clinic (VLC) assists veterans with claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs and discharge upgrades. Other clinical programs at the College of Law have dedicated priority slots to assist veterans in the areas of family law, elder law, community development, consumer law, tax law, criminal law, disability rights, and bankruptcy. To reach the VLC or any of the other clinics, please contact the Office of Clinical Legal Education at (315) 443-4582.
The Veterans Resources Center is dedicated to providing services to veterans at the university, such as navigating military educational benefits like the GI Bill® and connecting with other veterans. Syracuse University participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program to enhance the benefits of the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act for veterans, making higher education more affordable.
“Encouraging, promoting, and supporting veterans to be successful in their educational and career endeavors.” The United States Office of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) division partners with certain schools to provide a dedicated staff member on campus to enhance the educational experience for student veterans. This program is known as VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC). Syracuse University is the only VSOC partner school in the state of New York, and because of this we are able to offer added value to our student veterans, including help with benefits, career exploration, aptitude testing, adjustment counseling, and more.
"The mission of the Syracuse University Counseling Center is to support and enhance student health and wellness by providing comprehensive mental health, substance abuse, and sexual assault/relationship violence related services. Operating within a multicultural framework and with a social justice orientation, the Counseling Center strives to assist students by providing support during times of crisis, providing advocacy when needed, facilitating problem resolution, enhancing coping skills, promoting personal growth, and supporting academic success."
"Syracuse University is committed to the total well-being of our community and to providing support and services to help you and your loved ones manage challenges at work and at home. The University has partnered with Carebridge to provide comprehensive counseling, wellness and work-life services and resources to eligible faculty, staff and other members of the University community."
"Syracuse University values diversity and seeks to promote equal access to educational opportunities for all students, including SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The mission of the Office of Disability Services (ODS) is to engage the University Community to empower students, enhance equity and provide a platform for innovation and inclusion."
This is the office to go to for assistance during any part of your career journey. Career Services can help with questions, resumes, internships and many other areas related to your career development.
The primary aim of the Writing Center is to help you become a stronger, more accomplished writer. No matter which form of support you choose, writing consultants will work with you at any stage of your writing process.