Military & Veteran Services

We are Mavericks

We are independent thinkers. Explorers. Risk takers. We serve. Service is at the center of everything we do, and the Office of Military and Veteran Services is proud to serve our military, veterans and their families. We are dedicated to academic achievement, career attainment, financial health, and the overall physical and mental wellness of our students.


What we do

Our office exists to foster and encourage a military community, whether on campus, online, or overseas. We work to support UNO's military community by providing military and veteran students with resources and services developed to help them succeed.

Resources

  • Full-service computer lounge
  • Coffee bar
  • Quiet study area
  • Walk-in math, science and writing peer tutoring
  • Dedicated research librarian

Office Services

  • One-stop office for any and all questions about UNO
  • Ensure a smooth transition of benefits and education
  • Advising on and processing of all veterans' benefits

A top 10 four-year institution for military friendliness

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) consistently ranks among the top universities for veterans, active duty members, and their families. This is because at UNO, we value your service and leadership. We focus on military student success by providing world-class service, helping families make the best use of education benefits, and allowing students to take advantage of all the opportunities offered at the University of Nebraska system's metropolitan university.

See the full article and methodology from Military Times. 

UNO's Cybersecurity program named a top-ranked cybersecurity program for military friendliness.

UNO's College of Business Administration ranked the top business school for military friendliness two years in a row.


 

Success starts here.

All new military-affiliated students are invited to our New Military Affiliated Student Welcome Event. The New Military-Affiliated Student Welcome Event is one you’ll definitely want to attend. It’s the perfect way to set yourself up for success as you transition into your UNO career. We are here to make sure you are prepared, comfortable and ready for your first semester at UNO.

Choose from the following dates:
SATURDAY, JUNE 9 | 12:00-2:30 PM | MBSC 117
MONDAY, JULY 9 | 5:30-8:00 PM | MBSC 117
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 | 3:00-5:30 PM | MBSC 117
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 | 12:00-2:30 PM | MBSC 117

Join us for an information session on GI Bill benefits, meet a panel of UNO military-affiliated students, plus you'll get a free t-shirt and food. RSVP here.


 

Join the Career Pathways Learning Community!

Career Pathways Learning Community is a career-based learning community for military-affiliated students seeking a degree in STEM and business fields. By the end of the program, students will not only complete the requirements for graduation, but also experience substantial professional connections within the community and gain a comprehensive understanding of trends in the field. Learn more.


 

Getting Started

New students start here. Learn about your military and veterans' benefits and how to apply.

About Us

Learn what our office does and what makes us military friendly.

Student Support Services

Support for every military, veteran, and dependent student, at home and abroad.

UNO-VA Agreement Form

The UNO-VA Agreement form must be completed before use of VA education benefits at UNO. This form includes statements of understanding that are important to know prior to using benefits.

Veteran and Spouse Career Services

OMVS and ACDC work together to help military, veterans, and their families transition to civilian employment. Check out these resources to get started.

Sign up for our New Military-Affiliated Student Welcome Event

Be ready for success. Join us at our New Military-Affiliated Student Welcome Event where you'll learn more about VA benefits, meet the OMVS staff and other Maverick student veterans just like you. Click here to RSVP.

CONTACT US

Office of Military & Veteran Services
402.554.2349
117 Milo Bail Student Center (MBSC)

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