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Resources for Military and Veteran Students

⇒ Campus Resources

This comprehensive fact sheet provides information about key services at NDSU for veterans.

ND Veterans Educational Training (
Located in Morriill Hall room 112, (701-231-9706) and coordinated by Jim Stoddard, "Veterans Educational Training (VET) is a free resource funded by the state of North Dakota to help military veterans prepare to continue their education, whether that's a two-year, or four-year college degree, or a vocational or technical training program."  VET works on an open-enrollment basis (you can start at any time - to include summer) and study programs are based on each individual's needs. VET offers assistance to veterans enrolled or in the process of enrolling in higher education in North Dakota. 

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (
This site provides housing, employment, and legal services. 

Military and Veterans Certification of Benefits (
Located in Morrill Hall room 112F (701-231-7985), this office certifies military education benefits such as the GI Bill and National Guard Tuition Assistance.  E-mail Todd Yackley at  They also assist in cases of activation or deployment affecting NDSU enrollment, and provide other resources regarding education benefits.

NDSU Counseling Center

Located at 212 Ceres Hall (701-231-7671), the Counseling Center services are free of charge to students.  In addition to counseling services, this page provides information for returning veterans and their loved ones.

⇒ Local Resources

Fargo VA Health Care System (
The local VA facility is located at 2101 N. Elm Street in Fargo (701-239-3700) and is known for the high quality of focused care it provides.

Cass County Veteran Services  (
Cass County Veteran Services is located in the Cass County Courthouse located at 211 9th Street S. in Fargo, ND (701-241-5756). This agency helps veterans and the survivors of veterans access the benefits and resources available to them. 

Clay County Veteran Services ( 
Clay County Veteran Services is located at 715 11th Street N., Suite 103, in Moorhead, MN (218-299-5041). This agency helps veterans and the survivors of veterans access the benefits and resources available to them.     

⇒ State and Federal Resources

North Dakota Department of Veteran Affairs, Benefits and Services (  
This site provides expansive coverage of services at the state and federal level related to healthcare, employment, financial matters, education and training, housing assistance, burial and memorial, women and minority veterans, legal assistance, and military, veteran, and family outreach programs.

North Dakota Service Organizations (
This site provides information and links for veteran service organizations such as the DAV, American Legion, IAVA, VFW, etc. 

ND Cares (
This resource page is a compilation of sites and provides resource listings for providers, housing, employment, transportation, health, benefits, suicide, wellness, family and relationships, caregivers, legal, and training and education.

Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs (
This site features a live chat option and provides expansive coverage of services at the state and federal level related to education, employment, health and disability, homelessness, grants, burial and memorial, and other assistance. 

⇒ National Resources

Veterans Crisis Line ( 
Veterans can chat online, text (838255), or call (988, then press "1") to get help 24/7.      

Military OneSource Network (
This site, funded by the Department of Defense, has information, services, and resources designed to assist those in the military.

Veterans Day Video (2020)



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VALOR (Veterans Alliance Organization)
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7985 / Toll Free: +1 (800) 608-6378 / Fax: (701) 231-8959
Campus address: Ceres Hall 211
Physical/delivery address: 1301 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2831 / P.O. Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Military and Veteran Certification

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2024 2:00:11 PM
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