The Vessey Veterans Resource Center at University of Maryland University College offers a virtual student union exclusively for UMUC's military and veterans community. This helpful online service, located on CareerQuest, allows you to access timely, relevant information about academic success and career opportunities, connect with fellow UMUC students who've served in the military, work with our military and veterans advisors, and more.

The virtual student union is available to veterans as well as all transitioning members of the military who are planning to separate within the next two years. Join more than 6,500 users to access content that can help you in your transition. Check out examples of content available to users below.

Helpful Information for Veterans and Transitioning Military

Civilianize Your Résumé

UMUC offers tips on how to tailor your military résumé for civilian employers.

Prepare for Health Care Costs After Transition

Transitioning servicemembers can avoid extra health care costs by taking advantage of the pre-separation exam and exploring insurance options.

Financial Help for Veterans

UMUC's Veterans Assistance Fund can help eligible student veterans with education costs.

Military Appreciation Fair and Fun Run

Service members, veterans and their families are invited to an event that blends fun with networking opportunities.

Three Questions to Ask Two Years From Getting Out

Three key questions can help you clarify life after active-duty military service.

Review Finances When Transitioning from Active Service

Keep tax and financial considerations in mind when transitioning out of active-duty military service.

Student Veterans of America

UMUC's chapter of Student Veterans of America provides access to resources and opportunities for student veterans.

Online Tutoring Services

UMUC is offering no-cost online tutoring through Tutor.com to students using VA benefits.

The Importance of Follow-Up

UMUC offers tips on how to make the most of a successful career fair with an impressive post-fair follow-up.

Service Dogs for Veterans

UMUC has partnered with American Humane to offer the shelter-to-service program to provide service dogs for veterans with service-related PTS and TBI.

You've Earned a Diploma. Now What?

UMUC Career Services offers tips on how to apply what you've learned in your degree program to your job search.

CareerQuest: UMUC's Hub for Career and Professional Development

Learn about UMUC's online platform for job listings, networking events, and other career development resources.

Employer Profile: Norman Workman

Get career insights for transitioning servicemembers from a UMUC alumnus and senior technical recruiter at IntelliDyne.

Prepare for a Career Fair

UMUC offers a few tips and best practices to help job seekers be more successful at recruiting events.

Paid Fellowship Opportunity

Military-affiliated UMUC students can apply for a fellowship opportunity with Hiring Our Heroes.

Five Unforeseen Costs of Relocating

UMUC offers advice for transitioning veterans on how to manage costs associated with relocating.

Federal Aid for Military Students

There are many resources and benefits available to help servicemembers meet and manage the costs of their college education.

Why Join a Professional Association?

Panelists at a UMUC-hosted webinar discuss the advantages of joining professional associations.

Security Clearances: What Veterans Need to Know

To help our student veterans expand their career opportunities, UMUC offers valuable information about security clearances.

Support Services for UMUC's Military Community

Learn about Career Services at UMUC, offering help with job searches, interviewing, networking, and more.

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