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Student Veterans of America (SVA)

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To provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to achieve their academic goals, and gain meaningful employment.

Today's veterans face numerous obstacles on their path to attaining a college degree. These challenges range from a missing sense of camaraderie to feeling like an outsider amongst younger traditional students, to a lack of understanding by university faculty. When coupled with the visible and invisible wounds of war, a college degree can be an elusive goal for men and women returning from military service. Student Veterans of America (SVA) makes that goal a reality.


All veterans will succeed in higher education, achieve their academic goals, and gain meaningful employment.

About SVA

SVA is a 501(c)(3) coalition of student veterans groups on college campuses across the globe. These member chapters are the "boots on the ground” that help veterans reintegrate into campus life and succeed academically. Each chapter must be an officially recognized student group by their university or college and provide a peer-to-peer network for veterans who are attending the school. Additionally, chapters often coordinate campus activities, provide pre-professional networking, and generally provide a touchstone for student veterans in higher education.

SVA hike raises awareness »

Fall color tourists to northern Michigan also got a red-white-and-blue view November 22, as veterans and supporters organized by NMC’s Student Veterans Association hiked 22 miles to raise awareness of veteran suicide. Read more »

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