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Interested in attending UTD? MVC staff will assist you with navigating the admissions process.
The MVC facilitates meet-ups for alumni veterans and current student veterans. Complete an interest form to receive communications about events.
Career & VETworking
Professional development activities for transitioning from military service to civilian employment. Includes resume critiques and mock interviews.
Community Advisory Council
The MVC Community Advisory Council supports UT Dallas' outreach to student veterans. Members include corporate partners, industry professionals and community leaders dedicated to investing in the development of student veterans.
Military-affiliated students participate in community service. Learn about upcoming and past projects.
Connect-A-Vet to UT Dallas is an opportunity for staff and prospective student veterans from Dallas/Fort Worth area community colleges to meet the student veteran community at UT Dallas and learn more about the University from MVC staff. Contact [email protected] to RSVP.
Connect to Resources
The MVC partners with community resources that serve prior and current military members. Learn more community partners that facilitate students’ transition to civilian life.
Students graduating from UT Dallas who serve or have served in the U.S. military are invited to wear a special red, white and blue honor cord at fall and spring commencements in recognition of their service to our country. Contact the MVC for more information.
Student vets discuss topics including stress management, combat/military experiences, and transition to civilian life. Facilitated by Domingo Rodriguez, a Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN) mentor.
Donate to the MVC
Your philanthropic support helps the MVC assist student veterans and military-affiliated students. Learn more about giving to the MVC.
The Green Zone program aims to establish a University-wide network of staff and faculty who will shape a military-friendly campus culture. Classes are offered periodically by the MVC.
Students who serve in the National Guard and Reserves can contact MVC staff for additional assistance. Get more information on assistance.
In the Media
Military-affiliated students and the MVC are doing big things at UTD. Read our articles and related media.
Meals for UTD Vets
UTD has partnered with Meals for Vets for on-campus dining options. Apply online at https://mealsforvets.org/.
Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE) is a peer support program that connects new student vets with current student vets.
UT Dallas students have the option to join the Reserve Officer Training
Corps (ROTC) programs hosted at neighboring universities.
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UT Dallas has an official chapter of the SALUTE Veterans Honor Society. Inductions are held in the spring.
Learn more about scholarship opportunities offered specifically for UT Dallas student veterans.
In addition to Military Appreciation games, former/current military are admitted free to all UTD regular season home athletic events with the Veterans Sports Pass.
Student Veterans Association
The UT Dallas Student Veterans Association is a chapter of the Student Veterans of America (SVA). They meet at the MVC and focus on professional development, community service and social functions.
During transfer orientation, veterans and military-affiliated students can participate in a "Veteran Breakout Session." Students will tour the Military and Veteran Center, learn about MVC programs, and meet VA/Hazlewood coordinators.
Veteran Advisory Council
The UT Dallas Veteran Advisory Council is made up of University faculty and staff committed to the success of student veterans.
UT Dallas recognizes Veterans Day by hosting a campus event. In addition, Raytheon sponsors a reception to recognize the contribution of student veterans.
The MVC hosts a lunch to welcome back students at the beginning of each semester. Get connected to staff, peer advisors and other student vets.