UO Veterans Affairs Office

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The Office of Veterans Affairs, a unit within the Office of the Registrar, is located in 215 Oregon Hall, and helps eligible student veterans, reservists and dependents obtain educational benefits in compliance with the procedures and regulations of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Students may contact the Veterans Coordinator for assistance.

Contact Information

Campus Departments and Resources

Contact the Office of Admissions for information about applying to the University of Oregon:

Office of Admissions
Campus location: 240 Oregon Hall (second floor)
Mailing address: 1217 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1217
Telephone: (541) 346-3201

Contact the Office of Veterans Affairs if you are seeking assistance with VA educational Benefits:

Office of Veterans Affairs
Campus location: 215 Oregon Hall (second floor)
Mailing address: 5257 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5257
Telephone: (541) 346-3119
Email: veterans [at] uoregon [dot] edu
Fax: (541) 346-6682

The Student Veterans Center serves as a resource and touchpoint for student veterans. Here you will find fellow service members, study and meeting space, computer and printing stations, staff to assist you with personal and academic needs, as well as community veteran service providers:

Student Veterans Center
Campus location: McArthur Court-Mezzanine Level

The Veterans and Family Student Association VFSA is a UO student organization that offers support to veterans and strives to educate both the public and student body about the personal sacrifices made by this nation's veterans:

Veterans and Family Student Association
Campus location: Located in the Student Veterans Center
Mailing address: Erb Memorial Union, M46C, 1228 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403
Telephone: (541) 346-4305
E-mail: vsfa [at] uoregon [dot] edu
See also: Facebook page
See also: "A Vet with a Voice" (profile of a student veteran)

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Contact information and links for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Address: PO Box 8888, Muskogee, OK 74402-8888
Telephone (main number): (888) 442-4551
Telephone (direct deposit): (877) 838-2778
Telephone (verification): (877) 823-2378 (Chapter 30, 1606 & 1607 only)
See also: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Web Automated Verification of Enrollment

Debt Management

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Debt Management Center
Address: P.O. Box 11930, Fort Snelling, MN 55111
Telephone: (800) 827-0648
Fax: (612) 970-5688

Called to Active Duty?

If you have been notified that you will be deployed:

Step 1 - Contact Academic Advising (364 Oregon Hall, 541-346-3211). You will be advised as to your options concerning your enrollment at the University of Oregon. They will need a copy of your active duty letter. Possible options may include:

Step 2 (if applicable) - Contact the UO Veterans Affairs office (see contact info above). The Veterans Coordinator will request a copy of your active duty letter from Academic Advising and report your active duty status to the VA.

Step 3 (if applicable) - Contact Financial Aid (260 Oregon Hall, 541-346-3221).

Military Credit Evaluation

The UO generally grants credit for Military Educational Experiences as recommended by the American Council on Education's Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services, and in accordance with University and State System policies regarding Transfer credits. Read more.