Resources for Veterans

UT institutions provide a range of support geared specifically to veterans, including advising, tutoring, mentoring, priority registration for classes, counseling and mental health services, job placement services, and student organization.

Several campuses have dedicated on-campus student veteran centers that serve as a central place to access services and resources, as well as a physical location where veterans and their families can gather for social events and outreach programs.

Veterans Services websites for UT institutions include:

Academic Institutions Health Institutions
UT Arlington UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Austin UT Medical Branch Galveston
UT Dallas UT Health Science Center at Houston
UT El Paso UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
UT Permian Basin  
UT Rio Grande Valley  
UT San Antonio  
UT Tyler  

Other Resources for Veterans

  • VA Education and Training - With VA benefits, Veterans can get an education and training for just about any career they can imagine. VA can help cover the cost of education and skills through benefits that pay for tuition, housing, training, and other expenses related to pursuing an education.
  • VA Careers and Employment Assistance - No matter what a Veteran's post-military goals are, VA can help them market their skills, kick-start their career, and do more of what they do best. VA offers numerous benefits, resources, and services to help Veterans transition from service to civilian jobs and enhance their education, skills, and careers.
    • VA for Vets Résumé Building Guide - A guide for writing résumés and cover letters to make the process of finding, applying for, and obtaining federal civilian jobs easier
    • VA Veterans Employment Toolkit - Provides answers and resources for finding and obtaining employment, as well as making career decisions and excelling in the workplace
  • Military Skills Translator - The tool matches a veteran’s military occupation code (MOS, AFSC, and Rating), sub-specialties, and other professional military skills to civilian job opportunities.
  • Texas Veterans Portal -  Connects veterans, their families, and caregivers to benefits and services earned through their military service.