This page provides links and information about off campus programs and resources that could benefit Veterans during their time at JMU:

Concord Upward Bound program 

FREE, TRiO program federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Our primary goal is to help veterans achieve their goals by helping them enroll in a postsecondary school (university, community college, and vocational/technical programs). JMU students are eligible to participate if they qualify.

Virginia Department of Veterans Services

The VDVS Benefits Services division advocates for Virginia veterans and connects them to benefits and services they have earned. Information on current federal, state and local veterans’ programs, entitlements and referral services is available in Virginia through a network of 34 benefit service offices. All services are provided free of charge. To view the Benefits brochure, click here. Closest Office is in Staunton, VA.

Veterans Education, Transition, and Employment 

DVS Veterans Education, Transition, and Employment program ensures that every veteran or eligible person has a full and fair oppor tunity to reach his or her fullest potential through access to the G.I. Bill approved post-secondary educational, training/licensure/certification, entrepreneurial institutions, V3 certified employers, and Virginia Colleges and Universities.

Programs include:

  • GI Bill programs

  • Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program

  • Virginia Transition ASsistance Program (VTAP)

  • Military Medics and Corpsmen (MMAC) program

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