We want to facilitate your transition from the military to university life. We strive to provide accurate and timely information to help you navigate your Federal VA benefits and the resources available to you on campus and within the community. SVS also works to help educate the campus community to help ensure student veterans have a positive experience at ECU.
Vision: Serving those who served.
What we do: FOR STUDENT VETERANS AND SERVICEMEMBERS
We help connect Service-members/Veterans and their families to the appropriate services on campus by providing the following: • Information and resources to ease the transition from military-life to campus-life • Provide an in-depth and unique orientation only for student veterans. • Mentoring through the PAVE program • Connect students with the Pirate Veterans" Student Organization • A veterans lounge to relax in, watch TV, eat lunch and to meet with other veterans • COAD 1000 course specifically designed for veterans to help ensure that their transition to ECU is successful and to teach students how to leverage the skills learned in the military to excel in an academic setting.
FOR FACULTY AND STAFF
• We connect faculty and staff to student veterans, service members and their families by providing the following: • Green Zone Training - training to faculty and staff on information and resources related to issues faced by student veterans, service members & families. • Resources and information to help students with services needed inside and outside of the classroom • Activities that engage and enlighten faculty and staff to the needs of students • A supportive environment where faculty and staff can seek assistance research to understand best practices for student veterans