Veterans - The University of Tulsa


Find Your Path

Did you know that TU is a Yellow Ribbon® school? Those that meet the requirements can received 100% paid benefits! Along with the Yellow Ribbon® program, you can find FAQ’s about your V.A. benefits to include the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill®, community resources and scholarships, as well as all programming for Veteran and Military-Connected students via the McKee Veterans Success Center, located in Hardesty Hall (Suite 1025) or by contacting the MVSC staff!
Visit Info for Current Students for all the offices you should visit to set up email, buy your parking permit, search for campus jobs, buy textbooks, etc.

Get Academic Support

Set up a coaching appointment with a Student Success Coach to help with study skills, time management and adjusting to college life. Find out about academic accommodations for students with disabilities or get tutors for classes through Student Access. Use the Veterans Center in Norman Village to study and relax between classes, as well as enjoy free snacks. Tutoring Services on campus are free!

Meet with Academic Advisor

Meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss declaring majors and developing an outline of courses for your time at TU. Make an effort to meet with your academic advisor 1-2 times per semester. Make sure you are on track to graduate and taking the correct courses for your major and minor.

Get Involved

Get involved in student activities by attending the Activities Fair in August. Find out about specific veteran interest programs like the T.U.’s Student Veteran Association and other local community organizations specific to Veterans on the McKee Student Veterans Center! Keep active and manage stress by using the Fitness Center. Talk to professors about research opportunities. Volunteer with True Blue Neighbors. Visit the Student Activities and Student Association websites for info on student clubs, discounts, intramural sports, and leadership opportunities.

Develop Goals

Develop long-term and short-term goals by talking with your Academic Advisor, Professors, and Veteran-specific student success coach. Visit your professors early and often to discuss your needs and coursework. Explore majors/careers within career services via the McKee Veterans Success Center and/or CaneCareers.

Attend Job Fairs

Go to job fairs and find internship and career opportunities. Contact Career Services and your College Advising Office for information. Get help with interviewing and resume building.

Get Personal Support

Personal counseling is available at no additional cost at Student Psychological Services. Work through anxiety, depression, and other stressors.