Veterans Support

About NVC Veterans Support

NVC Veterans Support provides current NVC students who are military members (current & former) with information, resources, and advocacy to help them succeed in higher education.


The goal of our services is to provide our veteran students with:

  • Information (Emails, events, and the Veterans' Lounge and Resource Center)
  • Resources (Emails, events, the Veterans' Lounge and Resource Center, and community support)
  • Opportunities to connect with other veterans on campus (through on campus and off campus engagement)
  • Faculty and Staff Advocates (Fellow veterans who are also available to provide campus information, resources, and additional support.

Veteran Resources

  • Veterans Lounge and Resource Center

The lounge provides a space for student veterans to study, connect, relax, and access veteran-specific resources. Located in pecan hall in room PH- 217, it includes coffee and snacks, television and DVD, tables and reading materials, and much more!

  • Food Pantry

The food pantry seeks to provide quality food and resources to students in need. Located in huisache hall in room HH-115. For hours of operation, to volunteer, and the donation box locations across campus.

  • Vet to Vet Advocates

For many veterans, the transition to college can be faced with challenges and questions. The NVC Vet to Vet program is designed to help fellow veteran students succeed. The Vet to Vet advocates are here to support all student veterans and inform them about resources on campus and in the community. To know who your V2V advocates are, click the "Vet Support" link under useful links.

  • Veterans Center

The Veterans Center advices and assists student veterans on how to obtain federal and state benefits. Located in cypress campus center in room CCC-110. The Veterans Center also participates in veteran education programs provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Education Programs Include:

    • Hazelwood Exemption
    • Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty Educational Assistance Program
    • Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilition Program
    • Chapter 33 - Post 911 Veterans Educational Assistance Program
    • Chapter 1606 and 1607 - Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program
  • Counseling Services

The counseling services provides veteran students guides towards personal, social, and/or psychological matters such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, and grief. The counseling services offer a wide range of professional counseling services with licensed professionals.

  • ADA Accommodations

ADA accommodations to students who have disabilities that interfere with their ability to succeed in the classroom. The Access office offers services to help level the playing field and create opportunities for success for students with disabilities.

  • SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
  • Qualify as a military or veteran student
  • Have served or currently be serving in the military, national guard, or reserves
  • If no longer serving, have been honorably discharged from service
  • Have a minimum GPA of a 3.0
  • Be enrolled at NVC for Fall 2019

Apply Today!

If you meet the requirements for membership, we encourage you to join today! To join, please fill out the membership application in the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society portal in AlamoExperience.

 

 

Contact Information

  • Wellness Center: 210-486-4466
  • Food Pantry: 210-486-4221 or 210-486-4846
  • Mental Health Counseling: 210-486-4466 or 210-486-4419
  • Veterans Center: 210-486-4417
  • Access/Disability Services: 210-486-4466

 

Thank you for your service!