Syracuse University Su Veterans Initiative  

SU Veterans Resource CenterThe Veterans Resource Center opened in July 2009 to assist prospective and current students with Veterans Administration and University business matters and provide a welcoming space for veterans on campus. The office and Veterans Lounge is located at 700 University Ave.

IVMF Launched June 2011 by founding partners SU and JPMorgan Chase & Co., the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), is the first national center in higher education to focus on the social, economic, education and policy issues affecting them and their families post-service.

Veterans Career Transition Program

The Veterans Career Transition Program offered by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, is a free online program designed to assist post-9/11 veterans develop professional and technical skills to transition into careers in information technology or operations.

Syracuse University and our nation’s veterans: a shared history..
No university in the country was more closely identified with the GI Bill than Syracuse. Chancellor William P. Tolley served on the Presidential committee whose proposal formed the basis of the legislation. Although still a small university by national standards, SU ranked first in New York State and 17th in the country in veteran enrollment. Read more. >

SU's shared history


Latest Events

Veterans Day Ceremony

On November 11, 2013, Syracuse University honored the nation's veterans with a ceremony at Hendricks Chapel and other events across campus. A National Roll Call took place beginning at 5 a.m. The names of more than 6,700 servicemen and women who have died since 9/11/01 were read by ROTC cadets, students, faculty, and staff members. The first annual Warrior Run, organized by the College of Law's V.I.S.I.O.N. program took place at 6 a.m. Congressman Dan Maffei visited with student veterans at the luncheon and toured the Veterans Resource Lounge located at University College.
Click here to view photos of the day's events.

View a video of the 2013 ceremony.




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