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      Spring 2021

Spring Term is almost here!  The Military and Veteran Services Center will be open for business on January 25th, staffed by Penny Watson and several workstudy students.   Spring Orientation for our Veterans will be held on Wednesday evening, January 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  You should have recieved an invitation but if you did not, and would like to join us please email and we will add you to the list.  The MVS Center will continue to request that you use the registration portal for room reservations as we did in the fall.  We look forward to working with you this spring and hope to see you in the Center!

Karen and Penny

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To provide the highest quality service and support to Student Veterans, Service Members, and other military-affiliated students such as dependents, as outlined in the Veteran Administration's Principles of Excellence and 8 Keys of Success

As a service provider for military-affiliated and Veteran students, we endeavor to:

  • Remain vigilant in our mission to make UNH a military and Veteran friendly school
  • Be the primary go-to for any military-connected student using a military educational benefit or seeking support (academic, personal, or social)
  • Create a space where student Veterans can connect with and develop bonds of friendship and camaraderie with other UNH student Veterans and other military-affiliated students

As part of Student Life, we value:

  • Fostering a compassionate office space while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism, ethical behavior, and confidentiality
  • Networking with university, local, state, and federal organizations who may be able to assist, especially in a crisis
  • Ensuring we exceed the University's inclusivity standards as laid out by the University Commission on Community, Equity, and Diversity, which can be found here

In order to achieve our mission and fulfill our vision in accordance with our values, our services include:

  • Processing military educational benefits in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner in accordance with federal and state law, VA regulations, and USNH Board of Trustees policy
  • Providing a comfortable space for student Veterans, Service Members, and other military-affiliated students to study and socialize, to include Veteran-only on-campus housing
  • Supporting the UNH Student Armed Forces Association, the primary student organization for student Veterans, Service Members, and other military-affiliated students
  • Coordinating a wide range of events for our students, including:
    • Veteran-specific informational sessions for opportunities such as the Fulbright program
    • Veteran-specific orientation for incoming Veterans and members of the National Guard or Reserves
    • On-campus appointments with VA representatives
    • Ice cream, hot chocolate, and pizza social events

The MVS Center is closed until further notice!

In accordance with UNH President Jim Dean's 18 March announcement closing campus for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, the Military & Veteran Services Center's physical location (below) is currently closed until further notice.  We remain, however, dedicated achieving our mission, pursuing our vision, and adhering to our values, all while continuing to provide the services and support for which we are known.  If you have any questions, please contact us here.

We are conveniently located at:

Ground Floor
Hood House
89 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

Office Operating Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

The MVS Center will open August 24th, 2020!

The Military & Veteran Services Center's physical location (below) is currently closed.  We will be re-opening August 24th, 2020.

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