Today’s student veterans face numerous obstacles, these challenges range from a missing sense of camaraderie to feeling like an outsider amongst 18 year old traditional. When coupled with the visible and invisible wounds of war, college life can be daunting for women returning from military service. The SVA is student-led and run organization which strives to provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. The SVA chapter here at the UofA does everything from philanthropic work in the community to hosting tailgating events during football season and is a great way for like-minded former military members to network
Due to the fact that student veterans are typically older than your average freshman and have had some unique experiences, most elect to stay in off-campus housing. OCH is a free University of Arizona service that helps students with their housing needs. OCH provides tools, resources, information, and events designed to make searching for a home an easier experience!
Over 6,600 undergrad students and 300 grad students live on the University of Arizona campus in 22 undergraduate residence halls (aka, “dorms”) and one graduate & professional student apartment complex. These “homes away from home” are located across campus, which means no matter where you live, you are close to campus resources – from academic buildings where you take class, to the Rec Center where you workout, to the Student Union where you grab a bite.