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Welcome, Veterans – and thank you. We at James Madison University (JMU) appreciate your time spent serving our nation and are proud to have you join the ranks of other student veterans excelling in JMU’s many programs and degrees. While the transition from military service to college may be challenging, JMU and the Veteran Scholars Task Force are dedicated to helping you succeed. In order to help you succeed, JMU has established the Veteran Scholars Task Force, made up of over 30 faculty, staff and students, each of whom provide insight into the unique needs of student veterans.

Please take some time to review this website and access the information that is provided. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the members of the Task Force, listed below. We thank you for your service and your sacrifices, and we look forward to supporting you in your time at JMU.


Veteran Scholars Task Force is a university wide committee comprised of students, faculty and staff dedicated to enhancing the student veteran academic experience and professional development by providing a continuum of services.


To create a more veteran friendly campus where student veterans are welcomed, thrive, and succeed.


Becoming a more veteran friendly campus through:

  • Equity
  • Responsiveness
  • Flexibility
  • Transparency
  • Accountability

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