Dedication of the WMU Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaque

At the Kanely Memorial Chapel on 23 May 2015 at 2 p.m. Western Michigan University will dedicate a plaque for the WMU Alumni who fell during the Vietnam War. For more information contact this office at 269-387-0742. 

Quarterly Updates

View the Spring 2015 quarterly update to see what activities have been planned for student veterans.

Student Veterans of America

Join us for our Student Veterans of America Western Michigan University Chapter meetings, held every Monday during fall and spring semesters. The SVA is is a way for veterans, currently serving military, ROTC cadets, and  their friends and families to find support, resources and the advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and employment. Meetings are held every Monday at 6 p.m. at the downtown Kalamazoo VFW. Visit WMU's SVA chapter for more information.

Care packages for deployed military members

The Western Michigan University Student Veterans of America is collecting items for Holiday Care Packages for our deployed military members. Please bring small individually packaged items to the Student Veteran Lounge, Ellsworth Hall, room 1304.


Student Veteran Orientation takes place on 20 and 27 Aug at the Multicultural room of the Trimpe Building. Times will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can RSVP to the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs to reserve your spot.

Graduation regalia

Red, white and blue cords are available for pickup during normal business hours at our office in 1260 Ellsworth Hall free of charge. Be sure to get yours to wear during commencement.