Resources to help you support student veterans
- Read student veterans’ stories about their experience in UW classrooms.
- Participate in Veterans Appreciation Week events held each November.
Read about classroom practices that support student veterans:
- Bart, M. (2012). “Helping Student Veterans Succeed in the Classroom,” Faculty Focus Newsletter. Magna Publications.
- Lighthall, A. (2014). “Ten Things You Should Know about Today’s Student Veteran,” Thought and Action, a publication by the National Education Association, pp. 80-89.
- Sportsman, M.A. and Thomas, L. (2015). “Coming Home to School: Challenges and Strategies for Effective Teaching of Military Veterans,” InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching.
- Williams, J. (2012 winter). “Preparing Faculty to Better Serve Veterans,” an edited excerpt from Forty Percent of 2 Million: Preparing to Serve our Veterans with Disabilities by Bruce C. Kelley, Ernetta L. Fox, Justin M. Smith, and Lisa A. Wittenhagen, University of South Dakota.
Learn more about military life and student veterans’ perspectives:
- Blum, R. (2015). “The Hard Path from Afghanistan to the Classroom,” At War: Notes From the Front Lines, The New York Times.
- Felix, R. (2013). “The Division of Generation Y.”
- Galucci, R. (2013). “How to Help Veterans Succeed in College,” The New York Times.
- The Journal of Military Experience: Bridging the Gap Between Military and Civilian Cultures through Creative Expression and Scholarship.
UW resources for instructors
- Student Veteran Life: 206-221-0830 / firstname.lastname@example.org / HUB 327
- Disability Resources for Students – Faculty Resources: 206-543-8924, (Voice), 206-543-8925 (TTY) / email@example.com / Mary Gates 011
- Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT): 206-685-DOIT (3648) (voice/TTY) / firstname.lastname@example.org / DO-IT’s Access College: The Veterans Center
- Counseling Center: 206-543-1240 / 401 Schmitz Hall