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Use 30 military credits toward a bachelor’s degree

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OUR MISSION

Empowering our students to achieve their academic, personal and professional goals as they move to, through, and beyond Missouri Western.

The mission of the Center includes:  

  • Honoring contributions of active and veteran military service members from across the University community
  • Providing wrap-around services appropriate to the particular needs of the military-connected population
  • Establishing a space where military-connected students (as well as faculty and staff) can gather and feel at home
  • Developing academic and extracurricular programming to meet the needs of or military-connected students
  • Attracting military-connected students from around Missouri, the region, and the U.S. to MWSU
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Programs and services include:

  • GI Bill, military TA information and assistance  
  • In-state tuition  
  • Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter  
  • VA work study  
  • Computers, WiFi and TV in the Lounge  
  • VA-Supported Education  
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Center amenities include:

  • Break area with refrigerator, coffee, tea and microwave
  • Computers with CAC readers
  • Dedicated lounge space for students to study or hang out with other veterans
  • Office/meeting space for community resource partners and one-on-one conferencing  
  • Dedicated staff to help navigate the challenges unique to military-connected students 
Center For Military Veterans

AU-ABC

As a member of the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC), Missouri Western offers a completely online bachelor’s degree to members of the Air Force.

GEM Program

Missouri Western State University participates in the Community College of the Air Force’s (CCAF) General Education Mobile (GEM) program.

ROTC

Army ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required college classes.

SVA

Student Veterans of America strives to create an intentional culture of understanding, acceptance, and success for veterans at Missouri Western.

Important Dates

9/11 Stair Climb & Memorial

september 11

Join us to honor the memory of 9/11 first responders.

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022

7:30 a.m. – Check-in for stair climb at Spratt Stadium
8:30 a.m. – Stair climb begins
11:00 a.m. – Stair climb ends
1:30 p.m. – Memorial ceremony begins in Spratt Hall 214

All participants must sign a waiver prior to the stair climb.
This can be done online or in person on the day of the event.
To sign the stair-climb waiver ahead of time, pre-register at this link.

Coffee with Vets

September 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am CDT

Band of Brothers Watch Party

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

9/11 Stair Climb & Memorial

September 11 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm CDT

Band of Brothers Watch Party

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Military Benefits Series: Missouri Veterans Commission

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Band of Brothers Watch Party

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Band of Brothers Watch Party

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Military Benefits Series: Veterans Affairs VIRTUAL

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Coffee with Vets

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am CDT

Band of Brothers Watch Party

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Military Benefits Series: Military One Source VIRTUAL

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

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Campus Counseling Center

Missouri Western students can utilize the Counseling Center on campus in Eder 203.

For more information visit the Counseling Center webpage.

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For after-hours support:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 271-TALK (8255)
Text HELLO to the Crisis Text Line: 741741
Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988 then press 1
In case of an emergency, contact University Police at (816) 271-4388 or dial 911

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Use ACE training credits toward a bachelor’s degree

Bachelor of Science in Technology

Don’t start over! 30 hours of ACE recommended military training credits can be used to build a foundation for a Bachelor of Science in Technology (BST) degree. 60 credits can be transferred if participating in the AU-ABC program. The credits are applied to the BST degree, not as electives.

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