Military Kids

University Veteran Services is here for you!


Our office doesn’t just provide support to veterans and service members. We also support over 1,500 children of veterans or service members in navigating education benefits and building community on campus.

How to Get Involved

Pen Pal Program

Receiving mail during a deployment can bring a lot of joy to a family. As a pen pal, you will be paired with a child who has a family member deploying with a Wisconsin-based unit this year. More information can be found at the form linked below.

Student veterans learning more about University Veterans Services

Month of the Military Child

Celebrate Month of the Military Child with us throughout April by attending one of our events or dropping into our office.

UVS Staff at the Military Kid Event in April 2022

Events

Student Spotlight

  • Military Kid Ice Cream Event April 2022

    Alex Boruch

    “My background as a military kid has instilled an immense amount of respect for our veterans, their sacrifices, and their selflessness,” says Boruch. “It has undoubtedly shaped my current identity and future aspirations to work …

  • Lindsey Mathews with her mom and sister

    Lindsey Mathews

    “I’ve had multiple servicemembers in my life, but the biggest connection is my mom, Joni Mathews. Despite growing up surrounded by family members in the service, I would define my connection to the military as …

Contact

University Veteran Services
school certifying officials

Call us at:
608-265-4628

Email us at:
veterans@wisc.edu

Location pin for University Veterans ServicesUniversity Veterans Services
333 East Campus Mall
10th floor, Suite 10320
Madison, WI 53715


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

Appointments

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

Please visit our About Us page to make an appointment with a member of our staff.