Supporting our Veteran Students

This workshop will offer advisors an overview of the history of the GI bill, including recent updates, and will share information and strategies to support students who are also veterans.

After completing this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the history of the GI Bill
  • Understand the new Post -9/11 GI Bill
  • Identify the different levels of issues that veterans returning to campus may face
  • Identify resources available for veteran students (on campus and in the greater community)
  • Identify strategies to support veteran students
  • Understand and identify components of a “vet-friendly” campus
  • Identify ways to welcome and include veteran students at RIT

If you require interpreting services, please contact as soon as possible.

Facilitator Information: 

Mandie Klingelhoffer, Assistant Director, RIT Veteran Services Office

Jenny Lopez, Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership

Chelsea O'Brien, Software Engineering Office Manager