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Yellow Ribbon Program

Veterans on Campus

Northeastern University is proud of a long history of supporting its students and alumni who have answered the call to duty and served our nation. In addition to the services listed below, we also provide additional orientation sessions to help veterans acclimate to academic and social life at Northeastern.

  • VA Certifying Official/Student Financial Services; Assists active duty service members, veterans, guard/reservists, and military dependents in taking full advantage of the educational benefits available to them through the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation, and other programs including Yellow Ribbon. ( http://www.northeastern.edu/financialaid/veterans/contact.html)
  • Student Veterans Organization: This group brings veterans together on campus and helps them find needed resources and develop camaraderie through involvement in community engagement, volunteering, and other student activities. ( http://www.northeastern.edu/svo/)
  • Student Activities: Students may choose from a variety of organizations and groups that may match their personal interests. Northeastern has also created a Veteran’s Group to promote awareness, sponsor events and/or gain an organized voice at the university. ( http://www.northeastern.edu/studentactivities)
  • Student Financial Services: Assists students with Yellow Ribbon benefits and financial planning ( http://www.northeastern.edu/financialaid)
  • Housing: Live on-campus in placement near other veterans or work with our off-campus office to identify common living areas in the neighborhoods surrounding campus. ( http://www.northeastern.edu/reslife)
  • Athletics: Join any number of intramural team sports, make good use of our on- campus fitness centers and join fellow Husky Fans in the 'Doghouse' at sporting events both on and off-campus. ( http://www.campusrec.neu.eduhttp://www.gonu.com)
  • Physical/Emotional Support: Through University Health and Counseling you may receive routine care or participate in ongoing support groups for issues like the transition to college, grief counseling or PTSD. ( http://www.northeastern.edu/uhcs)
  • Support for Academics: Explore living/learning communities, learn about tutoring and support services at the Disabilities Resource Center and the Learning Disabilities Program as well as the general tutoring programs available in each of our colleges. ( http://www.drc.neu.edu/http://www.northeastern.edu/housing/llc/index.html)
  • We Care: Take advantage of a resource and referral service for both on and off- campus supports that meet the specific needs of veterans including information about tutoring, navigating university policies and offices, assistance with academic issues and dealing with any unexpected challenges that arise during the term. ( http://www.northeastern.edu/wecare)
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