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Veterans Educational Benefits & Certification: Resources

Comparing U of M and Other Institutions

  • College Navigator

    A useful site for "comparative shopping," allowing you to view information and statistics (expenses, enrollment figures, programs/majors, financial aid, etc.) for a list of institutions you define by institution type and location (by state or by distance from a particular zip code).
  • College Portrait
    Another "comparative shopping" site. Allows you to compare one institution's costs and statistics (student body makeup, retention, graduation, etc.) to another's. The site also contains an "Affordability Estimator."
  • College Portrait's Affordability Estimator for U of M
    View College Portrait's estimates for the cost of attending U of M.

UM Campus Resources

Enrollment Basics

Academic & Degree Planning Information

  • Catalogs (includes Academic Standards, Degree Plans, Course Descriptions, and more)
  • UMDegree

    An online degree-planning aid you can use to track your undergraduate degree progress or to look at "what if" scenarios (What if I change my major to Xxxx? What would be involved?)

Campus Life & Assistance

  • Adult and Commuter Services

    Information for commuter students and for students who are older than the traditional 18-21 year old group. Includes information on support groups/organizations as well as off-campus housing, transportation, and more.

  • Career Services

    Offers assistance with career planning, including advice on resume writing; interview preparation; mock interviews; and internship and job search preparation.

  • Child Care Services

    Information on campus child care - hours, policies, curriculum, meals, etc.

  • Psychological and Career Counseling

    Career testing and assessment; pyschological and educational testing and assesment; counseling on dealing with stress, substance abuse, and more.

  • Students Disability Services

    Disability policies, accommodations, and services; information on the Assistive Technology Lab.

  • Student Health Services

    Clinic location and hours; immunization requirements; health information and educational material.

  • Tutoring

    Tutors are available at Educational Support Program centers across the campus. One-on-one tutoring is available; workshops, seminars, and online tutoring are available as well.

  • Veterans Resource Center

    The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is committed to providing veterans, active-duty, National Guard, reservists and qualified dependents with the services necessary to pursue their academic and personal interests, integrate into the campus community, and ultimately ensure a successful experience.

    Among other amenities, the Center contains a lounge area, meeting and study space, and computers for Student Veteran use. Monthly seminars of topics of interest to the Veteran community are held here.

State of Tennessee Resources

Federal Resources

  • Veteran Affairs Home

    The Department of Veterans Affairs home page, especially valuable for links to VA forms, important notices, and locations of hospitals, clinics, and regional benefits offices.

  • GI BillĀ® Home

    (GI BillĀ® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.)

    Contains information on the various programs and information on applying for benefits. The FAQs link takes you to a valuable storehouse of questions and answers.

 

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