Supporting military-connected students and running a Veterans Office are important tasks that require a plan.
The Camouflage to Campus Field Guide was written for those of you who are looking for straightforward information that can be implemented immediately to support the military-connected students on your campus. Perhaps you’re a new student affairs employee or you’ve been tasked to start or strengthen the Veterans Office at your college. This guide will provide you with practical, innovative, and tested best practices.
Utilizing a compilation of activities and action points that have been successfully implemented in a variety of postsecondary settings, this field guide is truly a map to frame your program.
Although the information is designed to be easily replicated, challenge yourself to add your own innovative and creative twist based on your own institutional needs. Doing so will ensure that you’re honoring the unique features of your own campus and exercising your leadership.
- Purpose, mission and goals
- Who are your student veterans?
- Assessing your needs
- Student engagement and marketing
- Creating a student veterans organization
- Strategic partnerships
- Faculty and staff training
- Activities and events
- Veterans’ transition course
- Funding, sponsors, and donors
- Career success
The Camouflage to Campus program and this supplemental Field Guide answers all the questions you have and is your blueprint for building an effective and authentically military-friendly program.
Take what you learn here to build a program that works!