Academics

Services

Internal Services

  • Academic instruction in: Math, English, Writing, Basic Computer Skills, Laboratory Science, Study Skills and other subjects necessary for success in education beyond the high school level.
  • Instruction designed to prepare participants for careers in fields that their peers are underrepresented in.
  • Academic advice and assistance.
  • Tutorial assistance.
  • College and financial aid application assistance.
  • Exposure to cultural events, academic programs, and other educational activities that have not been otherwise experienced.
  • Activities designed to acquaint veterans participating in the program with the range of career options available to them.
  • Assistance in securing veteran services from other locally available resources.
  • Free use of some University facilities, while participating in the Veterans Upward Bound Program.

 

External Resources

 

Veteran Websites
• Bedford VA Guide to Services: www.bedford.va.gov/guide VA website: www.va.gov
• Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America iava.org
• American council on Education www.acenet.edu/news-room/pages
• Student Veterans of America www.studentVeterans.org
Education & Benefits
• GI Bill:
www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
• Housing Allowance:
www.benefits.va.gov/GIBlLL/resources/benefitsresources/rates/ch33/ch33rates080115.asp#HOUSING
• Textbook Allowance:
www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/resources/benefits resources/rates/ch33/ch33rates080115.asp#BOOKS
• Vocational Rehabilitation:
www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab
• MA Veteran Service Officers (VSO):
www.mass.gov/Veterans/utility/local-Veterans-service-officers-3.html
• E-Benefits:
www.ebenefitsva.gov/ebenefits/homepage
• My HealtheVet:
www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/anonymous.portal? nfpb=true& nfto=false& pageLabel=mhvHome
• OEF/OIF team:
www.oefoif.va.gov/map.asp
• MA Veteran's website:
www.mass.gov/Veterans
• Military One Source:
www.militarvonesource.mil
• Military Credit/Transcripts; Joint Service Transcripts (Army, Navy, Marines)
jst.doded.mil/smart
• Community College of the Air Force {CCAF)
www.au.af.mil/au/barnes/ccaf/transcripts.asp
• Coast Guard {CGI)
www.uscg.mil/hq/cgi/active duty/go to college/official transcript.asp