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Veterans and Active Military Services
 
Career Center 246
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
 
Phone: 605-626-2371
 

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Veterans, Military and Dependents Resources

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

 

Resources and Contacts  

Student Veteran Resource Center/Lounge, Student Center 206; vaoffice@northern.edu or 605-626-2371

 

 

Certify your veteran's benefits

Registrar's Office,  Dacotah Hall 103, 605-626-2012. Please contact this office to initiate and maintain your benefits and to become certified with the VA. 
 

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

 

Scholarships

See the Benefits Page

 

Take classes online

Office of Online and Continuing Education,  605-626-2568, Krikac 116

 

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 101

 

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

 

 

 

OnlineCollegesDatabase.org - Higher education resources for veterans and their families

 
 
 
Make the Connection (shared experiences and support for veterans)
 
 
Military One Source -  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.
 
National Resource Directory - Connecting wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers with those who support them
 
 
 
VetSuccess Program - Comprehensive information on all veterans' services/resources

 

 

Veterans Service Organizations