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Vision 

We strive to build the Veterans Center family by exploring innovative ways to improve student success. We will advocate and provide exemplary services that support our students in reaching their educational goals.

Mission

The Veterans Center is dedicated to supporting student veterans, service members, and their families through their educational journey at CWU.  We provide outreach to prospective students, assistance in navigating funding options, and programming that builds support and awareness for our community.

Diversity Statement

We value diversity and ensure our work is reflective of an inclusive environment.  We are committed to:

  • Ensuring equitable access to applicable resources
  • Advocating on behalf of students to ensure their accommodations are met  
  • We are committed to providing an inclusive space to enhance learning, inspire creativity, and positively support the individual’s overall success

        

  • Five Core Values

    Honesty

    We set a premise through our actions and words to practice integrity and transparency

    Productivity
    We efficiently provide excellent service for student veterans, service members, and their families

    Respect

    We give due regard for the feeling, wishes, rights, and traditions of others

    Teamwork
    Our student focused approach allows us to collaborate effectively

    Innovative
    We will continuously explore avenues of improvement          

  • Learning Objectives
    1. Students that complete the canvas course orientation will better understand how their benefits are processed at CWU:
      1. Within our Veterans Center canvas course each chapter of benefits will have a presentation and a post quiz to measure the student comprehension – CAS 2.2/knowledge acquisition
    2. Students who interact with the Veterans Center will be guided through the process of seeking financial assistance e.g. VA Education Benefits, Financial Aid, General Scholarship Application:
      1. We will share information on VA Education Benefits and encourage students to apply if eligible -CAS 2.2 & 8.1