Current Students

Guidance for current UW-Madison veteran students including how to confirm your benefits each semester, resources and things to do as a veteran.


Checkmark circled by a circle of arrows showing a repeating process.Confirm your education benefits

Each semester, you will need to confirm the benefits you wish to use.

How to confirm your benefits

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Attending UW as a veteran

Help with navigating academic, social, and cultural experiences.

Attending as a veteran

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Best use of your benefits

How your benefits will arrive and how to use them to pay for school costs.

Using your benefits

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Active duty

A checklist and steps to take before leaving UW-Madison, and steps to take when returning.

Being called to active duty

Apply for education benefits

This is typically done once during your time at UW-Madison. Current students will need to confirm benefits each semester.

Apply for benefits

School Certifying Officials

They’ll help guide you with the application and certification process, as well as assist with any other questions.

My school certifying officials

Peer support

UW-Madison’s PAVE* is a peer support program that connects student veterans to other student veterans to help them navigate college life.

About PAVE

* PAVE is currently paused. Visit Student Veterans of America — UW–Madison for peer-to-peer support.

Manage your Veterans Administration (VA) Debt

Check the status of debt related to VA or education benefits, make payments, or request help.

How to manage VA debt

Report an issue

Student of concern

Any student displaying behaviors that may interfere with their ability to be successful or disrupts the learning of others.

Report a concern

Bias or hate incident

Including slurs, degrading language, epithets, graffiti, symbols, assault, microagressions, and harassment.

Report bias or hate

Other incidents

This could include a student that you are concerned about, hazing, stalking, or a missing student.

Report other incidents


University Veteran Services
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Call us at:

Email us at:

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333 East Campus Mall
10th floor, Suite 10320
Madison, WI 53715

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm


Drop-ins are always welcome, but appointments are encouraged.

Current students can make an appointment using Starfish.