SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society

SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society graduating class

Thank you for your interest in the UNH Chapter of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society.
UNH is grateful for your service to our nation and congratulates you on your academic success!

We established our SALUTE Chapter in Spring 2019 in order to recognize the academic success among our Wildcat student Veterans.  SALUTE's principle values, Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, and Excellence, align perfectly with the values of the Military & Veteran Services Office and the University of New Hampshire as a whole.  


  • First national academic honor society for student Veterans and active military
  • Available to members attending 2-year or 4-year institutions
  • Uses a 4-tier system to encourage members to strive to improve their GPAs
  • Formed in 2009 by Colorado State University Veterans Office with funding from the American Council of Education and Wal-Mart Foundation
Student at cording ceremony


  • Compete for Scholarships
  • Enhance your resume 
  • Network with other student Veterans and alumni
  • Wear SALUTE Honors regalia at graduation
  • Participate in local and national SALUTE programs
  • Receive a certificate and challenge coin
  • Give and receive assistance from fellow student Veteran members
  • One-time payment for lifetime membership
Graduate posing with Military & Veteran Services staff person


  • Qualify as military/Veteran student under NH RSA 21:50
  • Current UNH student
  • Completed sufficient coursework:
    • 12 credits for undergrads 
    • 9 credits for graduate students
  • Maintain highest ethical standards
  • Maintain a high GPA:
    • 3.0 or higher for undergrads
    • 3.5 or higher for graduate students
Graduate student luncheon guests