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Military & Veteran Services

At Arkansas State University, it is our privilege to assist military and veteran students in taking advantage of the numerous educational opportunities made available through the Montgomery GI Bill® and other programs. We have programming for new, returning, and/or transferring students to our campus to make students aware of all of resources they may need to make their time at A-State beneficial.

If you have questions about VA benefits or other initiatives through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs please take advantage of on-campus Veteran Representative. 

Veteran’s Representative: Mrs. Jamie Carmack Contact Info: 870-972-2478 or carma@astate.edu 

  • She offers Veteran’s assistance with, but not limited to:
  • Once you apply and get your Certificate of Eligibility, the hours will be submitted to the VA for payment processing
  • Helping students apply for Chapter 30, Chapter 33/Post 9/11, Chapter 1606, 1607, and 35
  • Evaluate Military credit for college credit
  • Assist with kickers, which are paid to National Guard/Reserves

How We Assist Veteran Student Programs: 

  • Host a session during New Student Orientation to connect Military and Veteran students to our department.
  • Provide a designated lounge space for Student Veterans to study, network, or just decompress. The Military & Veteran Student Lounge is located in the Reng Student Union Suite #2067.
  • Offer engaging events specifically for Student Veterans such as the Veteran’s Resource Fair, Veteran’s Appreciation Day, and Veteran Student graduation.
  • Provide a designated space specifically for Veteran and Military, or Military-Affiliated Students
  • Provides a resource book to help veteran students transition and promote success while at A- State. 
  • Collaborate with multiple departments to assist with Veteran Student success.
  • Provide campus wide Green Zone Training which informs the general public about the different struggles and triggers for Veteran, Military, or Military-Affiliated Students
  • Provide Leadership training for those wishing to grow their leadership skills.
  • Sponsor the Arkansas Student Veteran Organization for Veterans and Dependents. 

Coordinator: Mr. Taron Robinson Contact Info: 870-680-4052 or astateMC@astate.edu