Academic Resources for Veterans


PennWest Edinboro provides veteran students with numerous resources to assist in achieving their academic goals. In addition to these services and resources, the VA also provides additional assistance and counseling to ease veterans in their transition into the academic environment.

The Veterans Success Center in 208A Crawford Hall provides access to academic, transition, and career resources for veteran students.

Academic Resources:

Transition Resources:


Career Resources:

In addition to the resources available through the VSC, the PennWest Edinboro Academic Success Center and the Veterans Administration also provide valuable resources.

Academic Success Center

The Learning Commons, located on the second floor of the Baron-Forness Library, provides students with a wide array of academic resources to improve their college experience. The Academic Success Center is committed to the development of academic success, retention of our students, and the encouragement of persistence, which will result in graduation.

Veterans Administration

The Veterans Administration provides an array of vocational and educational resources to students using their GI Bill® benefits. Known as the Chapter 36 program, these resources are available to any student utilizing CH30 Montgomery GI Bill®, CH33 Post-9/11 GI Bill®, CH 1606 Reserve Select GI Bill®, CH 35 Dependent’s Benefits, Fry Scholarship, or CH 31 Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits. These resources include:

Learn more about the CH 36 program and vocational counseling available from the VA

Contact Us

Veterans Success Center
Crawford Center, Room 208A
200 Glasgow Road
Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814-732-1568

John Christman, Ph.D.
Veterans Success Coordinator
206 Crawford Center
Phone: 814-732-1557

"GI Bill ®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at