The faculty and staff at Western Oregon University are dedicated to helping veterans and their dependents succeed. This website is intended to explain the services and resources available to veterans and their dependents attending WOU.


Getting Started       

Have you applied for admission to WOU? Have you applied for your benefits? This page will walk you through the necessary steps to receive your benefits.


Available Veteran’s Benefits and Forms

This page will help you understand which benefits you may qualify for and what forms you need to complete in order to qualify for benefits.


Deployment and Unexpected Withdrawal

Instructions on what you need to do if you have to withdraw from classes unexpectedly.


Veterans Connection Program

The Veterans Connection Program was developed to identify faculty and staff across campus who are interested in welcoming/mentoring students who have served in the military.

Veterans Connection Program


Veteran Success Center

Located in Werner University Center Room 108, the Veteran Success Center offers a comfortable lounge space, access to events, workshops, mentors, and tutors, as well as opportunities to get connected with peers through our chapter of the Student Veteran’s of America.

Veteran Success Center


Helpful Links for Veterans


eBenefits Informational Video

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA)

Oregon Partnership 888-HLP-4-VETS

Reintegration Program

Salem Vet Center directions

U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs