Free AMVETS Membership

For Veteran Students


Service and Leadership Council

 Celebrate Service - National Volunteer Week

April 6 - 12, 2014

Service and Leadership Council


Honor Our Heroes Dance

Iowa Veterans' Welcome Center

Grand Opening

April 25, 2014

Military & Veteran Services Logo  The Military and Veteran Service center is conducting  a survey to assist future veterans planning to attend UNI. As many veterans often come from out of state or overseas when separating from the military or have unique needs, the survey results will be very useful.

Department of Defense

Starting Jan 1st, 2014, Army Fed TA will change.

This will have a negative impact on National Guard and Army Reserve members attending college.


Aspire TRP

Boots To Books

A Scholarship Program for

Veteran Students at the

University of Northern Iowa


UNI and UNIVA     For superior performance in helping veterans at the University of Northern Iowa, several individuals have been presented the Meritorious Service Award by the UNI Veterans Association and the office of Military and Veteran Student Services.  In order to receive this prestigious award, individuals must have displayed exemplary contribution, exceptional professionalism, and devotion to the success of the veteran population at UNI. 


Aspire TRP

     The Aspire TRP non-profit organization is looking for veterans and military personnel to participate in their newly created Veteran's Program.  This program is designed to help veterans and transitioning military members with:

Physical Improvement and rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD)
Family Programming

Military Friendly SchoolThe University of Northern Iowa has been selected as a Military-Friendly University in Military Advanced Education's (MAE) 2013 Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities.

From community colleges to state universities, online universities and nationally known centers of higher learning, MAE's 2013 Guide to Military Friend Colleges and Universities provides potential students with information about institutions that go out of their way to implement military friendly policies in support of our men and women in uniform.

VA LogoThe Cedar Rapids Vet Center is providing free services to eligible combat Veterans and their families at the UNI Student Health Clinic. A Vet Center counselor is onsite every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - appointments are required. Services include: Individual readjustment counseling, referral for benefits assistance, substance abuse information and referral, and sexual trauma counseling and referral. To schedule an appointment, please contact Jennifer Shuster via phone at (319) 378-0016.