Explore common questions that veterans have, both those who attend UW–Madison and those who are considering attending, through guidance, advice, and information.
How the education benefits process works for veterans at UW–Madison including the steps involved, what you’ll need to apply, and how to optimize the benefits you receive.
Things to know when getting started.
What benefits am I eligible for?
Take a survey to help identify your benefits.
Post 9/11 GI Bill®
The most common type of education benefit.
Tips and advice on best uses.
The certification process
It’s recommended to complete the certification process as soon as possible. This is a required step in order to receive your education benefits.
Student life and experience
What's it like to attend UW–Madison?
Resources, advice, and things to consider for current military-connected students, and those who are considering attending UW–Madison.
Active duty orders
Steps to take before leaving UW–Madison for active duty and steps to take when returning from active duty. Also how to defer enrollment for newly admitted students due to initial entry training.
Get help from fellow veterans
PAVE is a peer support program that connects incoming undergraduate student veterans with current UW–Madison student veterans to help them navigate college life, identify challenges, and get support.
* PAVE is currently paused.
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.
Bias or hate incident
Including slurs, degrading language, epithets, graffiti, symbols, assault, microagressions, and harassment.
Faculty and staff
University Veterans Services
333 East Campus Mall
10th floor, Suite 10320
Madison, WI 53715
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm