Veteran’s Support Services
Student Veterans Organization
The student-led group helps bridge the gap between the military and civilian life by acting as an advocacy group to the administration, a career services utility, and an event planner. The organization is composed of current military, veterans, and veteran dependents. The organization hosts social and service events, informational sessions with VA representatives, hands-on sessions for healthcare enrollment and claim submission, and career service opportunities.
Meetings are held on Mondays of weeks 2, 5, and 8. Current leadership is:
- President: Sharon Kwiatkowski, Navy, Biomedical Engineering
- Vice President: Omar Cenquizca, Army, Mechanical Engineering
- Treasurer: Joshua Walling, Air Force, Mechanical Engineering
- Secretary: Dennis Weiland, Army, Civil Engineering
All military members & veterans receiving educational benefits were placed on the contact list for the group and will receive updates and invites. Anyone not receiving benefits who would like to be placed on the contact list should email Lena Scheibengraber at firstname.lastname@example.org. Spouses, faculty and staff are also invited to be added to the email list for updates.
A locked space for military and veteran students to socialize and study. This lounge is in the Campus Center CC 101. In the lounge you will find:
- Whiteboards and table for studying
- Resources from various military service organizations
- Used academic books
- T.V., couches, fridge, microwave and coffee pot
- Storage space for personal items
Veterans and current military members will receive priority registration. Students will be moved to one day earlier than their originally scheduled day. Students will only be moved once, so if they are part of another priority group, they will not be moved forward a second time. Vets and military members currently receiving educational benefits will automatically receive priority registration permissions. Veterans or reservists not utilizing benefits will need to drop off a copy of their DD-214 to the Registrar’s Office.
All current military and veteran students are eligible to receive a 10% discount on all items in the MSOE bookstore (excluding text and trade books). Students can get a “military” sticker for their student ID to ensure purchases are discounted by visiting Lena Scheibengraber in CC431.
Tutoring and Testing Center
The Raider Center for Academic Success provides MSOE students with free academic support services including individual peer tutoring; student-led interactive study sessions; drop-in centers for math, chemistry, and physics; and sessions on study skills and time management strategies. The Raider Center for Academic Success is located in the Kern Center in rooms K 125/127.
Student Accessibility Services
Student Accessibility Services is committed to making MSOE academically accessible to students with documented disabilities (physical or learning), chronic health conditions and mental health conditions. If you have a service related injury or condition, you could potentially be eligible for services. No history of school accommodations required. Accommodations are available for the classroom, mobility around campus, parking and more. To see if you are eligible, please contact Angela Moureau at email@example.com or (414) 277-7281.
Veteran Parking Spots
Thanks to the generosity of a donor, MSOE is pleased to offer two first-come-first served parking spots in the MSOE Broadway Lot. These spots do require the vehicle parking there to have DMV-issued military plates. These plates can be purchased for $15 and the money is sent to the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs for their Veterans Trust Fund. Please visit wisconsindot.gov for more details.
V.A. Certifying Official
The Veteran Certifying Official on MSOE’s campus is located in the Financial Aid Office on the Mezzanine Level of the Campus Center (CC-431). For more information contact Lena Scheibengraber, Senior Counselor, firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 277-7221.