Resources for Military and Veteran Students
⇒ Campus Resources
NDSU Veteran Services Fact Sheet
This one page fact sheet provides information about key services at NDSU for veterans.
ND Veterans Educational Training (https://www.ndsu.edu/vet/)
Located in Ceres Hall (701-231-9706) and coordinated by Jim Stoddard (who also serves as the campus VCO and collaborates directly with VALOR to meet a variety of student veteran needs), "Veterans Educational Training (VET) is a free program of study funded by the state of North Dakota to help you prepare to continue your 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 tutoring, advising, and other services.
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (https://www.mac-v.org/)
This site provides housing, employment, and legal services.
Military and Veterans Certification of Benefits (https://www.ndsu.edu/veterans/)
Located at 211 Ceres Hall (701-231-7985), this office certifies benefits, offers assistance with activation and deployment matters related to NDSU enrollment, and provides other resources regarding benefits.
NDSU Counseling Center (https://www.ndsu.edu/counseling/veterans/)
Located at 212 Ceres Hall (701-231-7671), 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 (https://www.fargo.va.gov/)
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 (https://www.casscountynd.gov/our-county/veterans-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 (https://claycountymn.gov/341/Veterans-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 (http://www.nd.gov/veterans/benefits)
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 (https://www.nd.gov/veterans/service-organizations)
This site provides information and links for veteran service organizations such as the DAV, American Legion, IAVA, VFW, etc.
ND Cares (https://ndcares.org/resources/)
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 (https://mn.gov/mdva/)
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 (https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/hotline)
Veterans can chat online, text (838255), or call (1-800-799-4889) to get help 24/7.
Military OneSource Network (https://www.militaryonesource.mil/)
This site, funded by the Department of Defense, has information, services, and resources designed to assist those in the military.