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Veterans Services

center**** Cougar Central will now be closed at         12 p.m. on Fridays

CSUSM is home to more than 500 student Veterans; the highest percentage per capita of any California State University campus. We pride ourselves on our high-touch holistic approach toward our military-connected students, and offer a wide array of services and resources for them.

The Veteran Services team is comprised of faculty and staff, mostly Veterans themselves, serving CSUSM Veterans, active duty, and family members in a number of ways. We're dedicated to ensuring the successful transition of our students into sustainable careers.

Veteran Services provides opportunities for mentorship and professional development; networking and portfolio building; and to meet with VA claims representatives and university deans.

ALL veterans benefit processing is located in Cougar Central.


Veteran Still Feels Impact of 9/11

Inspired by Daughter, Veteran Works to Create 'A Better Me'

CSUSM Earns Military Friendly® School Silver Award

Student-Veteran Overcomes All Obstacles

Commitment to Service

CSUSM 24th in ‘Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 Rankings’ 

$1 Million Gift From Epsteins will Aid Veterans Center

ESTEP Helps Student Veterans Gain Professional Experience

ALL veterans benefit processing is located in Cougar Central until further notice.

Veterans Center Updates

(updated 3.27.19)

Upcoming Events:

  • VADESC Meeting - 3.28 (Th)
  • Vet Net Ally - 4.12 (Friday)


Tel: (760) 750-4827
Fax: (760) 750-3089


Location: Cougar Central, behind Admissions
Craven Hall, 3700-40


Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. to  5 p.m. 

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