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Veterans Engagement Services

Veteran Services

Veterans Orientations and Information Sessions

The VES team hosts orientations and information sessions in the Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters. These sessions are mandatory for new students and allow returning students to stay informed about the VA Educational Benefits and funding opportunities that are available to students who hold military affiliation. Sessions are hosted virtually and in-person based on academic season and availability.

Military Appreciation Day Events

Designed to acknowledge all veterans around the State of Maryland for their services to the nation and our community.  We place a specific emphasis on our Morgan student veteran population and their families. however, all are welcome.  It's celebrated around the Veterans Day holiday and we invite distinguished veteran contributors to share in the festivities as we honor them with Morgan memorabilia. These events are held during the Fall and Spring semesters annually. Stay informed by liking us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Veterans & Community Hiring Fair 

The Veterans Engagement team in partnership with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations hosts an annual Veterans & Community Hiring Fair during the Spring semester. The event was created to assist not just the veterans, their spouses, and dependents, but the members of the various communities around the State of Maryland who are struggling with high unemployment rates and much-needed job skills.  With the support of over 70 ready to hire recruitment specialists who come ready to hire, this event is one that you should not miss. Stay informed by liking us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Veteran Student Association

The Veterans Engagement team also supports several events, programs, and services provided by the Veteran Student Association on Morgan's campus. This association is integral in creating awareness of the student veterans on campus in partnership with our ROTC Bear Battalion and community leaders to create a more cohesive atmosphere of professional networking and student leadership. You can find more information about the association to include the eligibility requirements and membership opportunities on the Veteran Student Association webpage.

Ice Cream Social

This event is specifically designed for our student veterans and is held in conjunction with our Fall and Spring Information sessions. Mentoring opportunities, tutoring information, scholarships, fun, games, and socializing.

Recruitment Events

The Veterans Engagement team hosts and attends recruitment events several times a year to increase the attractiveness of the University in the interest of potential veteran students, sharing university incentives and educational benefits information.

Distance Learning/Distance Education

The Veterans Engagement team supports our Center for Continuing and Professional Studies who are the facilitators of several Non-credit programs. Click here for more information.

Veterans Advisory Committee

The Veterans Advisory Committee Meetings (VACM) are held quarterly to address, implement, or revamp policies, procedures, and programs on campus that are specifically designed for the student veterans on campus. This committee is comprised of several crucial university departments and partners who understand to create an environment of sensitivity, academic excellence, professional development, and understanding the social and emotional needs of the student veterans. 

Morgan State University is also in compliance with the following Acts and MOUs:

"Principles of Excellence" Executive Order 13607

Section 702 of the Choice Act of 2014

Harry S. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018 Public Law 115-407 Section 103 Title 38 USC 3679(e)

Section 301 S.3479 - Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2018

Isakson and Roe Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020