Skip to main content

Image for Veterans Affairs Resource Center

Veterans Affairs Resource Center

Our Mission

The mission of South Dakota State University Veterans Affairs Resource Center is to assist military veterans, their family members and their survivors, in obtaining all federal and state educational benefits and entitlements they have earned by serving in the United States military and to provide guidance and support services that will aid veterans in their transition to academic and civilian life.

Military Friendly school logo


  • Coordinate programs specifically for veterans.
  • House a federal certifying official to assist with financial aid.
  • Assist students who are deployed and still enrolled at SDSU.
  • Provide additional support to the SDSU Armed Forces Association.
  • Collaborate with the city and county agencies that assist veterans.
  • Work with returning National Guard units and other active-duty personnel to assist with admission/re-admission to SDSU.
  • Work collaboratively with Financial Aid, Counseling Center and Disability Services to provide services and support.

Veterans Affairs Resource Center News

See All Our News
2021 College Factual Top Ranked Animal Science Logo. Best. Verified.

College Factual ranks animal science department as nation's best for veterans


South Dakota State University was ranked the nation’s best animal science school for veterans by College Factual.

From Combat to the Classroom

Combat veteran and recent SDSU alum, Wyatt Brown, seeks to blend his two passions for the military and horticulture to help local veterans transition back into society.

SDSU Veterans Affairs, Humanities Council sponsor storytelling contest for veterans

South Dakota State University Veterans Affairs and the South Dakota Humanities Council are sponsoring a storytelling contest for veterans that will culminate with an awards ceremony at the South Dakota Festival of Books Oct. 4-6 in Deadwood.