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Veterans and Active Military Services
Dr. Beverly Werner, Director of Career Development
Student Center 240
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-2371
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Veterans and Active Military Services at Northern

Northern offers resources to help meet the unique needs of active military personnel and veterans.


Resources and Contacts 


General assistance:

Career Services, 605-626-2371, Student Center 240; or


Zach Kern, veterans' services coordinator, 605-626-7692, Student Center 132 (Veterans' Lounge)



Certify your veteran's benefits:

Registrar's Office, 605-626-2012, Dacotah Hall 103


Gain admission or readmission to Northern:

Admissions Office, 605-626-2544, Student Center 213 


Finance your education:

Financial Aid Office, 605-626-2640, Dacotah Hall 103


Register for classes:

Registrars Office, 605-626-2012, Dacotah Hall 103


Take classes online:

Office of Online and Continuing Education,  605-626-2568, Krikac 102


Explore on-campus child care:
NSU Children's Center, 605-626-2221, Lindberg 118

Sharpen your academic skills (studying, test-taking, note-taking)

or get tutoring: 

University College, 605-626-2633, Dacotah Hall 201


Adjust to college and civilian life:

Counseling Center, 605-626-2371, Student Center 240


Secure accommodations:

If you need help to achieve your academic goals (e.g. note taker, books on CD, or extended test time) or to overcome mobility issues, contact Disability Services, 605-626-2371, Student Center 240


Plan your career and find employment:



  • The S.D. Department of Labor and Regulation Aberdeen office, 605-626-2301, open during business hours Monday through Friday. A representative will be at Northern from 10 a.m. to noon every third Wednesday of the month in Student Center 222.


Services include:

  • Direct referral to job openings;
  • Job search information;
  • Resume and cover letter assistance, and interview help;
  • Eligibility determination for veterans' employment and training programs;
  • Information on applying for federal, state, county, and city employment;
  • Assistance with vocational choice and cross-matching of military skills to civilian employment;
  • Call-ins on newly received jobs;
  • Assistance with Internet job searches;
  • Labor market information;
  • And information on and help with state and federal veterans' benefits



Off-campus Resources and Contacts




The National Resource Directory


Military OneSource -  A Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care.