Veteran and Military Affairs

Welcome Back to Campus!

The McCord-Herbst Student Veteran Center is open to all military-affiliated students!  We are located in Gateway Hall, behind Parking and Transportation.  We have coffee, tea, soda and snacks, study areas, computers, and a lounge area where you can watch TV or just hang out with other students.  Ask us about our free textbook loan program, our Student Veteran Organization, and how to utilize your VA Education Benefits.  We look forward to serving you!

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In person: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Also available by email (military@uccs.edu) or by calling 719-255-3253



Our mission is to provide collaborative transition assistance, as well as social and academic support for all Veterans, Military and their family members.

Educational Benefits

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill® (CH 33 & Fry Scholarship)
  • Montgomery GI Bill® (CH 30)
  • Veteran Readiness & Employment (CH 31)
  • Dependent Education Assistance - DEA (CH 35)
  • Montgomery GI Bill® - Select Reserve (CH 1606)

Services Provided

  • Education Benefits Certification and Counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Tuition Classification Information
  • Student Lounge Area
  • Mental Health Counseling Referral
  • On and Off Campus Resources Referral
  • Access to Tutoring
  • General Campus Information
  • Student Veteran Organization
  • Mentoring Program (Boots to Suits)
  • The Exchange: Textbook & Technology Loan Program
  • SALUTE Honor Society
  • Study Areas and Computer Usage
  • Coffee/Tea and Snacks


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 Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

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