UNLV received a Gold Rating as a Military Friendly university, making it one of the best universities in the nation for veterans and active military, according to G.I. Jobs Magazine. This is the 8th consecutive year UNLV has earned the designation as a Military Friendly university.
Director of UNLV’s Military & Veteran Services Center Ross Bryant said he is incredibly proud of the university’s commitment to students who are veterans or active duty military.
“The Military & Veteran Services Center has enjoyed great support from the university and the community,” Bryant said. “Everyday we strive to be a place where this unique student population can return from their service, get the help, advice, and support they need to achieve their academic goals and have a successful transition to their future civilian life.”
UNLV was one of 1,400 universities and colleges who participated in the survey, which is now in its 17th year.
“This ranking shows that the many hours we have worked to make UNLV a welcome home for our military and our veterans has paid off,” Bryant added.
Established in 2012 as the Office of Veteran Services, the UNLV Military and Veteran Services Center serves more than 1,800 active-duty, reserve, veteran or military family members on campus. Most have received tuition benefits from the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill.
UNLV is recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a VetSuccess campus. UNLV also provides on-base advising and courses for active-duty military at Nellis Air Force Base.
Last semester, the university launched the Rebel Veterans Alumni Club, which offers current and former student veterans an opportunity to network with one another and learn about opportunities available to veterans in Southern Nevada. Learn more at www.unlv.edu/veterans.