What We Offer
The MVC facilitates meet-ups for alumni veterans and current student veterans. Go to this link to receive communications about events.
Professional development activities for transitioning from military service to civilian employment. Includes resume critiques and mock interviews.
Community Advisory Council
The MVC Community Advisory Council supports UT Dallas' outreach to student veterans. Members include corporate partners, industry professionals and community leaders dedicated to investing in the development of student veterans.
Connect-A-Vet to UT Dallas is an opportunity for staff and prospective student veterans from Dallas/Fort Worth area community colleges to meet the student veteran community at UT Dallas and learn more about the University from MVC staff. Contact [email protected] to RSVP.
Students graduating from UT Dallas who serve or have served in the U.S. military are invited to wear a special red, white and blue honor cord at fall and spring commencements in recognition of their service to our country. Contact the MVC for more information.
Student vets discuss topics including stress management, combat/military experiences, and transition to civilian life. Facilitated by Domingo Rodriguez, a Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN) mentor.
The Green Zone program aims to establish a University-wide network of staff and faculty who will shape a military-friendly campus culture. Classes are offered periodically by the MVC.
Military Career Fair
Military recruiters and ROTC representatives provide information and answer questions about military career options and college scholarships.
Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE) is a peer support program that connects new student vets with current student vets.
UT Dallas students have the option to join the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs hosted at neighboring universities.
UT Dallas has an official chapter of the SALUTE Veterans Honor Society. Inductions are held in the spring.
Learn more about scholarship opportunities offered specifically for UT Dallas student veterans.
Active or former U.S. military personnel and their guests are admitted free to all UT Dallas regular season home athletic events. Pick up your Veterans Sport Pass at the MVC, and check athletic schedules at utdcomets.com.
During transfer orientation, veterans and military-affiliated students can participate in a "Veteran Breakout Session." Students will tour the Military and Veteran Center, learn about MVC programs, and meet VA/Hazlewood coordinators.
Veteran Advisory Council
The UT Dallas Veteran Advisory Council is made up of University faculty and staff committed to the success of student veterans.
UT Dallas recognizes Veterans Day by hosting a campus event. In addition, Raytheon sponsors a reception to recognize the contribution of student veterans.
Veterans of UT Dallas
Veterans of UT Dallas is the University's chapter of the Student Veterans of America (SVA). They meet at the MVC and focus on professional development, community service and social functions.
UT Dallas etiquette instructors guide student veterans and employer representatives through protocol required during a business dinner.
At VETworking events, employers seek opportunities to connect with UT Dallas student veterans and military-affiliated students.
The UT Dallas Center for Brain Health offers high performance brain training for current service members and veterans. Recalibrate your brain to be more productive, strategic, creative, and less stressed. Visit the Warrior SMART website or the MVC office for more information.
The MVC hosts a lunch to welcome back students at the beginning of each semester. Get connected to staff, peer advisors and other student vets.