Veteran Resources

The University of Arkansas is committed to supporting and identifying resources for the military veterans we hire, those reentering our workforce, and our students transitioning to university life.

There are many resources available to veterans at the university, and the list below is not exhaustive. Please contact the Veterans Resource and Information Center if you need specific assistance. Thank you for your service.

Veterans Resource and Information Center
Arkansas Union 632, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
(479) 575-8742
vric@uark.edu

Veteran Students

Student Affairs - Veterans Resources and Information Center

This site connects you to all of the programs available for University of Arkansas students.

Enrollment Services - Admissions

The University of Arkansas is committed to the recruitment and graduation of veterans of the United States armed forces. In addition, the university is a proud member of the Yellow Ribbon Program. The program helps cover the difference between non-resident and resident tuition that is not covered by the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008.

Off-Campus Student Services

Off-Campus Student Services assists off-campus student veterans at the University of Arkansas by providing student housing listings, workshops and resources on how to transition to life off campus, as well as programs that help connect students to campus and ultimately see their name on Senior Walk.

Veterans Resource and Information Center Board

The Veterans Resource and Information Center Advisory Board consists of community leaders, alumni, and friends who are committed to programs and services benefiting University of Arkansas student veterans and their families.

The GI Bill

This site is the home for all educational benefits provided by the department of Veterans Affairs.

Wounded Warriors Project

This site is directed toward programs and information specific to injured veterans.

The Veteran's Guide for Academic Aid and Programs

If you or someone you know has served in the military and wants to go back to school, there are probably a good number of awards you qualify for on a governmental or institutional level. This guide is designed to outline the different awards and programs that provide educational assistance to veterans and their dependents.

Veteran Employees

Career Development Services

Career services are available through the Career Development Center. The services include career counseling, assessments, resume writing, and many other opportunities that will prepare you for resuming and expanding your career with the university.

Walton College Career Center

The Walton College Career Center is ready to help veterans who are business majors.

Arkansas Department of Veterans Services

Veteran Services provides up-to-date and useful information for veterans and their families on their rights and benefits, including information on the Arkansas Veterans Homes, the state cemetery system, county offices and links to other federal and state resources.

Arkansas Veteran

ArkansasVeteran.com is a portal to bring together in one place veteran-related resources, news, information, and agency contacts for active-duty, Reserve, Guard, and retired Arkansas veterans and their families.

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

The center provides veterans with small business training and opportunities. 

Wounded Warriors Project

This site is directed toward programs and information specific to injured veterans.

Veteran Voluntary Self-Identification Instructions

If you are a protected veteran who is a University of Arkansas employee, please use the voluntary self-identification instructions to guide you through the process of updating your status as a protected veteran, a veteran with a disability and whether you are a veteran who has a disability that requires accommodations.

Veteran Recruitment Resources

For Managers

America's Heroes at Work — Veterans Hiring Toolkit

This toolkit is a comprehensive resource on strategies for hiring veterans and maximizing the benefits of their employment.

TBI, PTSD, and Employment Training Tool

This interactive e-learning module is designed to educate managers, HR professionals and co-workers about TBI and PTSD in the workplace.

America’s Heroes at Work

This site provides resources for employers including fact sheets, frequently asked questions, and reference guides for accommodating employees through the Job Accommodation Network (JAN).

O*Net

This site allows for employers and managers to translate military occupations into a civilian job framework.