Student Services

Veterans Resources

 

Here are some additional resources that may be helpful to you.

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) has a resource page for service members, veterans and families

Gina Sobania
MnSCU Military Education Director
Veterans Re-Entry Education Program
Gina.sobania@so.mnscu.edu  
651-201-1654
www.veterans.mnscu.edu

Metropolitan State University
veteransservices@metrostate.edu

Bruce Holzschuh
Metropolitan State University
Coordinator, Veterans and Military Student Services
Bruce.holzschuh@metrostate.edu
651-793-1305

Matthew Idzik
Metropolitan State University
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor and Veterans Liaison
Matthew.idzik@metrostate.edu

651-793-1306 or 651-793-1302

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Summary of VA Benefits

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC)
The CRRC, located near the MCTC campus, supports Veterans who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness or serious mental illness. Visit the CRRC Website or call 612-725-2000 for more information.

Minneapolis VA Medical Center
www.minneapolis.va.gov
One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417
612-725-2000 or 866-414-5058

Meet Steve Johanns, the Minneapolis VA Medical Center OEF/OIF/OND Transition Patient Advocate, in the MCTC Veterans Welcome Center, H.2300, on the second Tuesday of each month or contact him at 612-467-1643 or Steve.johanns@va.gov.

Readjustment Counseling Service
Lina Montour, MA
7001 78th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
(763) 503-2220
Lina.Montour@va.gov

Post 9/11 GI Bill and other programs
Get the latest information from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

LinkVet
Online support is available seven days a week for Minnesota Veterans and their families. LinkVet is staffed by a team of support specialists trained through the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA). Contact us by phone at 1-888-LinkVet, live chat or ask a question. The support team is standing by to assist you. 

Compensation and pension

Home loans

Burial and memorials

Education exploration

MDVA MyMilitaryEducation.org
MDVA's Higher Education Veterans Program Regional Coordinators are ready to assist Veterans and eligible family members with accessing the right benefits, school and programs.

MyMilitary GPS LifePlan
MyMilitary GPS LifePlan is a comprehensive website where service members and veterans can explore options for funding their college education based on their military service. The site includes information about financial aid, scholarships, education benefits and tax-related benefits.

ISEEK Career Exploration and Military Transition Resources

Claims

County Veterans Service Officers

MN Dept. of Veterans Affairs Outreach

Additional resources

Student mental health resources at the Student Health Clinic - Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Minneapolis Community and Technical College Counseling

Student mental health services - University of Minnesota

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

MN Military Appreciation Fund

Minnesota Help

Crisis Connection

Veteran Crisis Line

Tribal Veteran Service Officers (TVSO)

Veterans Centers

United Veterans Legislative Council of MN

State of Minnesota Military Resources

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