The information below is intended to provide current students with useful resources.
The purpose of the University of Colorado-Boulder Student Veterans Association is to increase awareness and understanding of Student Veterans issues on campus, in the local community, and nationally. Additionally, the CU-Boulder SVA seeks to promote the success of University of Colorado Student Veterans through service, leadership, and scholarship. The organization intends to assist veterans in making successful transitions from military to college life by creating a social and professional support network, educating veterans on the benefits they are entitled, and providing a welcoming atmosphere the University of Colorado. The SVA office is located in the UMC, Room 134.
President: Thomas Wisdom
The Office of Veteran Services awards 20 $1000 scholarships annually. To be eligible, students must be honorably discharged from the military, must have cumulative GPA of 2.75, be accepted as a full-time degree seeking student at CU, must have completed at least one full time semester at CU-Boulder and must have a FAFSA on file with Financial Aid.
The application is available in April each year and students will be notified if they have been chosen for the scholarship in August.
The Office of Veteran Services awards 10 $1000 scholarships annually to dependents using Chapter 35 DEA benefits. To be eligible, students must be using Chapter 35 benefits, must have cumulative GPA of 2.75, be accepted as a full-time degree seeking student at CU, must have completed at least one full time semester at CU-Boulder.
Spring 2017 is the first semester of this scholarship. The application is due January 1, 2017. In subsequent years the application will be available in April each year and students will be notified if they have been chosen for the scholarship in July for the entire academic year. Contact the Office of Veteran Services for more details.
The CU School of Dental Medicine’s Heroes Clinic serves the smiles of military veterans enrolled in a degree program at all four University of Colorado campuses.
Created to meet the specific needs of veterans, the CU Heroes Clinic provides a wide variety of services including x-rays, cleanings, fillings, crowns, night guards and whitening trays – all free of charge.
The Heroes Clinic is located at the School of Dental Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus at 13065 East 17th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment call 303-724-2VET (2838). If they are busy, please leave a voicemail with your name, student ID and a phone number so they can return your call. You can also email the Heroes Clinic at: email@example.com.
Clinic hours are Monday and Friday 9am and 2pm, and Thursday at 9am.
If you have x-rays available from the past two years please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to your first appointment.
If you have questions contact the clinic at 303-724-2838 or contact Heidi Tyrrell at 303-724-8462.
Kristina Spaeth from The Center for Students in Transition will be holding academic advising office hours from 10:30am-12pm on Tuesdays in the Office of Veteran Services, (Center for Community S482).
Matt Tomatz from CAPS will hold office hours in the Office of Veteran Services on every Wednesday from 2-3PM.
Counselling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) provides psychotherapy, psychiatric care, and consultation services to student veterans. To initiate services, attend a no-appointment walk-in session at either the C4C, Room S440, or Wardenburg Health Center between 10am-4pm Monday-Friday.
Counseling & Psychiatric Services
Center for Community, Room, S440
Phone: (303) 492-6766
Wardenburg Health Center
1900 Wardenburg Drive
Phone: (303) 492-5101
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Walk-in Hours: Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Disability Services office envisions a fully accessible, integrated, and universally designed campus community. Students with disabilities are one of the many groups that make up our campus community and a diverse community broadens our understanding and appreciation for the contributions of each individual. We provide leadership and guidance regarding accommodations and universal access, which requires a collaborative relationship among all members of the university community.
Student veterans interested in academic accommodations are encouraged to set up a General Information Session with an Access Coordinator and/or visit Disability Services website for more information. Appointments can be made by calling or emailing the Disability Services front desk.
Disability Services Office
Center for Community, Suite N200
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Boulder Veteran Center Services Provided
Readjustment counseling is a wide range of psycho social services offered to eligible Veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life. They include:
- Individual and group counseling for Veterans and their families
- Family counseling for military related issues
- Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death
- Military sexual trauma counseling and referral
- Outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc.
- Substance abuse assessment and referral
- Employment assessment & referral
- VBA benefits explanation and referral
- Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.
Does VA have readjustment counseling for family members?
Family members of combat veterans have been eligible for Vet Center readjustment counseling services for military related issues since 1979.
Am I eligible for Vet Center readjustment counseling?
If you, or a family member, served in any combat zone and received a military campaign ribbon (Vietnam, Southwest Asia, OEF, OIF, etc.) then your family is eligible for Vet Center services.
Boulder Vet Center
4999 Pearl East Circle, Suite 106
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: (303) 440-7306 or (877) 927-8387