The Department of Military and Veterans Studies enables success for current and future veterans primarily though the UMSL Veterans Center. The Veterans Center exists to assist veterans in their transition from military to campus life. It is a one-stop resource center, staffed by professional staff, student veterans and veteran volunteers, each committed to facilitating and coordinating the overall integration of veterans into the UMSL academic community. The UMSL Veterans Center is UMSL Veterans serving UMSL Veterans!
Military and Veterans Studies provides academic programs leading to one of two undergraduate minors or a bachelor’s degree (through the interdisciplinary studies program). Coursework is multidisciplinary and it is designed for students of any background and any major. Military and Veterans Studies students will graduate with a nuanced understanding of the military and veteran experience, the role veterans play in our society, and the obligations our society might hold towards this subset of our population.