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Veterans Resources

WVU's resources offered exclusively to serve student veterans.

Priority Registration

West Virginia University gives priority registration to student veterans and dependents that are receiving VA Educational Benefits. By registering on the first day general registration is open you will have more options in choosing courses to meet your degree requirements and personal schedule.

  • Note: If you are receiving VA Educational Benefits (G.I. Bill) you will have a registration hold that will be lifted on the priority registration date allowing you to schedule your courses. The hold will reapply once the registration period is over.

Veteran and Military Family Support Headquarters

The 2,500 square-foot Veteran and Military Support headquarters will serve as a welcoming space and support center for student veterans, armed forces personnel and dependents of current and former military service members.

Veteran Legal Counsel

The West Virginia College of Law has expanded its Veterans Assistance Project (VAP) from a practice area within the General Clinic to a stand-alone clinic, the WVU Veterans Advocacy Clinic (VAC). The state has approximately 170,ooo veterans and seeks to meet the unique legal needs of these veterans.

Study Rooms

The WVU Libraries and the Health Sciences Center both offer study rooms for exclusive use by student veterans. These spaces are equipped to suit your study needs. Room Locations:

  • Downtown Campus Library Room 104A
  • Evansdale Library Room 200
  • Health Sciences Center (HSC) South Room 1431


WVU offers lounges exclusively for use by student veterans. These spaces provide an opportunity to meet fellow student veterans on campus and can also be used for studying or simply taking a break from classes. The Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design provides the lounge in room 221 of Percival Hall. There is also one located at Potomac State College in the Davis Hall.

Financial Aid

Financing higher education can be a difficult task. Information has been compiled to help facilitate the search for resources to help fund your education. The compilation includes a guide created by the Community for Accredited Online Schools that provides information on grants and scholarships not offered by WVU.

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