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The Veteran Resource Center will remain open for public use M-F, 8am-5pm, however our staff will be working remotely. Please make sure you are using social distancing and washing your hands before and after using our equipment.  Please book an appointment by clicking "Book Appointment" in the navigation bar above, call us at 503-838-9246 (voice), or email at wouveterans@wou.edu for assistance. Since our office will primarily work remotely, clicking "Book Appointment" is the best way to schedule an in-person meeting.
Beginning in June, our staff will be on "summer hours" which means our office will not be staffed on Fridays.

More information on COVID-19 available at wou.edu/coronavirus.

WOU expands program to Oregon Reservists

Oregon Marine Corps Reservists who were denied GI Bill Educations benefits after a recent deployment under the obscure Section 12304b of Title 10 of the U.S. Code are now eligible for WOU’s expanded Voyager Award scholarship program. The Voyager Award is traditionally for members of the National Guard or Reserves who are Oregon residents and meet the military service requirements. Eligible members can receive up to four years of tuition assistance. This scholarship is considered a “last dollar” program, meaning it is calculated after other state and federal grants for which eligible students qualify. 

 

Application Fee Waived

Western Oregon recognizes members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Honorably discharged Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces by exempting them from the $60 admissions Application fee. Provide a copy of your DD-214, or, for current military members, a copy of your most recent military orders, Enlisted Records Brief (ERB), or Officer Records Brief (ORB). 

Once you have completed the online application for admissions form please select the “defer your application fee” box.  When the supporting documents have been received the application fee will be waived and your application will be processed.  You can fax the required forms listed above to 503-838-8067, scan or e-mail them to wolfgram@wou.edu

Every Incoming Veterans is Assigned a Peer Advisor (PAVE)

 

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Click on the PAVE logo above to book an appointment with one of our dedicated peer advisors

Contact Us:

Veterans Resource Center | 503-838-9246 | email: wouveterans@wou.edu | Location: WUC 108

 

 

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