The University of San Diego has a long history of welcoming active duty and veteran students to our campus that predates the establishment of a NROTC unit here in 1982 (since expanded by cross-town agreements to include Army ROTC and AFROTC units as well). USD is committed to providing support services that will help such students succeed.
Student Veterans Center
The Student Veterans Center serves as the dedicated site for our student Veterans to gather. Responsible for the administration of all Veterans Administration education benefits processing. Dedicated to making the educational experience second to none for our student Veterans and family members attending USD on a GI Bill allowance.The Veterans Center has places for meetings and study, a TV lounge for relaxing, and provides a break room area for student use. The center is managed by the Veteran Student Services Coordinator, Derek Abbey,and houses our VA Certifying Official, Marvin Veneracion, and VA student workers. We are the central place for veteran's resources, involvement, networking and the Student Veterans Organization.
Office hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in UC 225.
For questions related to your benefits please contact:
Joseph Lasley, VA Certifying Official at (619) 260-4600 x2032 or email@example.com
For questions related to military and veteran student resources and programming at USD please contact:
Derek Abbey, Veteran Student Services Coordinator at (619) 260-5945 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Military and Veteran Student Resources