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 We encourage student Veterans to follow guidance from Governors State University on university operations found at, and to utilize the online resources offered through the Academic Resource Center at Assistance with Library research is also available.

For mental and emotional support, counseling sessions by phone are available. To schedule an appointment, call 708-235-7334.

Advocate Aurora Health will be available to provide phone consultation and triage to GSU students, faculty, and staff. To speak with a healthcare provider, call 708-235-2114.

As always, staff at the Veterans Resources Center are here to support you and are available to do so remotely. Contact us at with any questions or needs for emergency assistance through our Veteran's Emergency Fund.

Veterans know adversity. GSU knows adversity. Together, we have always come through stronger and more determined to accomplish the mission. Stay the course, stay connected, and stay safe.


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To better support our student's during our upcoming terms, we would like to announce the new GSU Veteran's Resource Center myVRC App! With the app, you can access links to resources, communicate with Veterans Resource Center staff, and more! Click here for our pdf flyer to set up your app and account.


Your military experience is invaluable. Whether you are active military, transitioning to civilian life or a dependent or military spouse, continuing your education will ensure your continued success. The Veterans Resource Center at Governors State University is your partner on this journey. We’ve been ranked “Best of the Best” by U.S. Veterans Magazine as a Top Veteran-Friendly School five years in a row—let’s take a moment to explore why.

Our predominantly military-connected staff is here to help you navigate VA Education Benefits, to offer career planning assistance, and to immerse you in campus life, including cultural events and sports. GSU is also a participating school with Army and Air Force ROTC, and our staff represents military-connected student interests on many regional, statewide and national associations and boards. Plus, your GI Bill assistance goes far here—up to 100% of your tuition will be covered.  

So, join us. Your next deployment is where you want to be.

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Important Announcement from the VA regarding the Monthly Housing Allowance:

Forever GI Bill: Monthly Housing Allowance Guide

Contact us at: or call 708.235.7597

Governors State University proudly adheres to the Veterans Benefits Administration's Principles of Excellence program guidelines.

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