Edinboro University 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.
Computer Lab: Access to all standard productivity software and some university testing
Writing Center: Former collegiate-level English instructor on staff to assist with
writing projects and review of papers/projects.
Study/Test-Taking Skills Training: Library of books available to assist in understanding
how to study and take tests. Counseling available for study skills and test-taking
Benefits Counseling: Assistance in understanding the effects of adding/dropping classes
on benefits. Counseling on how to budget and utilize Veterans Educational Benefits
to their maximum. Assistance in filling out forms and getting access to all VA benefits.
Outside Resources: Connections with local, state, and federal organizations and resources
allows for student referrals to a diverse array of resources to help with transition.
Resume Review: Assistance in writing resumes and understanding how to translate military
skills, training, and service into the civilian workforce.
Job Search: Training and assistance in searching for jobs using social networks and
Networking: Providing networking opportunities through student organizations and Edinboro
VSC LinkedIn account.
In addition to the resources available through the VSC, the Edinboro University 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.
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:
Counseling to facilitate career decision-making for civilian or military occupations
Educational and vocational counseling to choose an appropriate civilian occupation
and develop a training program
Academic and adjustment counseling to resolve barriers that impede success in training