On-Campus Resources

Western is dedicated to our veteran students. We have numerous on-campus resources available to help facilitate the admissions process, to assist you in applying for and receiving your VA benefits, and to fully support you throughout your academic career at Western.

On Campus Resources:

The Academic Resource Center provides support for student success and is considered to be a 'one-stop shop' for first-year advising, learning skills, resource referral, career preparation and support, and disability services.

Admissions guides you through the process of applying to Western; providing an array of services and information such as campus tours, an overview of academic programs, available scholarships, and fast facts about Western.

There are many different scholarships, grants, and funding options that are available in addition to VA educational benefits.  Students may explore these options, develop payment plans (if necessary), and pay their accounts online via Financial Aid.

The Western Health Center  located in Tomichi Hall provides students with basic medical services and several free counseling sessions.

Western State Colorado University encourages students to become active participants in the campus community.  Veterans may want to consider contacting Residence Life to inquire about available on-campus housing options.

Our Veterans Certifying Official is available to counsel students on how to apply for, collect, and maintain VA Educational Assistance Entitlement. The Certifying Officer is prohibited from offering any benefit counseling. All benefit counseling must be obtained directly through Veterans Affairs.

Westerners In Transition is a program designed to assist non-traditional students navigate successfully through their educational process; through mentoring, scholarships, and networking, WIT can be an highly valuable resource for Veterans, especially those who are in the process of transitioning back to civilian life. The WIT program is a one-stop-shop for any question regarding on-campus or community resources. Some of the services and information WIT provides include:

  • Local and on-campus housing options
  • Community resources
  • Employment opportunities
  • Personalized campus and community tours
  • Help with the registration/financial aid process
  • Assistance with basic computing and software navigation
  • Facilitation of the optional Professional Mentoring system on campus