There are many benefits available to you as a Pitt veterans student. OVS can help you navigate your military education benefit and serve as a liaison between you and the VA Regional Processing Office. Your benefits include:
As a veteran, you and your family are eligible for educational benefits under the GI Bill®.
Important VA Forms
Click here to view a collection of VA Forms that our prospective and current students utilize most often.
Dependent and Spousal Benefits
OVS isn't just for veterans. We also assist the dependents and spouses of military servicemen. Read More.
Veterans tuition assistance programs can make the cost for many Pitt veteran students more affordable. Eligible individuals can also receive in-state residency for tuition purposes and in-state tuition for veterans and dependents (per Section 702 of the Choice Act and PA state Act 11). The OVS office also has work-study positions.
Scholarships are available to Pitt veteran students.
Preferred Course Scheduling
Veteran students receive course scheduling preference at public institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania.
OVS coordinates with local employers to find opportunities for veterans. In addition to hosting Employer Networking workshops, OVS fosters relationships with employers in order to identify job openings that are well suited for Pitt's veteran students.