VetSuccess on Campus helps veterans transition from military service to college. The program is designed to ensure that veteran students at University of Maryland Global Campus have the support and assistance they need to be successful in higher education, their careers, and their lives. Services are also available for military personnel, military spouses, and dependents.

Letter from VA Counselor Diane Wilson

Read about tools UMGC offers to ensure success of our veterans in a letter from VA counselor Diane Wilson.

About VetSuccess Counselors and Services

Our VA counselor, Diane Wilson, works on-site at UMGC at the Academic Center at Largo in Largo, Maryland. Additionally, she is available once a month at other UMGC locations on military installations in the region, including Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Joint Base Andrews, Fort Belvoir, Fort Meade, Fort Myer, and Quantico Marine Corps Base. Two days a month, she is available at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

This counselor assists students in a multitude of ways, including

  • Serving veterans, servicemembers, and military spouses
  • Helping students sign up for health, education, and other VA benefits
  • Helping students choose a major, set career goals, search for a job, and adjust to civilian life

Our VA counselor connects with students via e-mail, by telephone, and in person. On-site counseling is available at the Academic Center at Largo by appointment.

Global Reach

Students from the D.C. area, across the United States, and as far away as Sweden and Afghanistan have taken advantage of the VetSuccess on Campus program at UMGC.

Visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to read more about VetSuccess on Campus.

Contact VetSuccess on Campus at UMGC

Monica Graves Student Alum Liberal Arts Communications

Whatever question you may have or if you have a problem or concern…don’t be afraid to reach out…. Most definitely reach out to the Veterans Success Club…. We know a lot of soldiers are coming back from overseas, and the economy has been up and down, and we know education is important.

Monica Graves

Veteran, Army

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