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    VetSuccess

    All student Veterans, Active Duty, and Dependents attending The University of Alabama (UA) can access the Department of Veterans Affairs through a full time VA Counselor Coordinator.

    Vet Success on Campus is a program through the Veterans Benefits Administration that places an experienced Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor directly on campus to provide assistance & support to veteran students and their eligible family members. This counselor will serve as a “one-stop liaison” for Veterans on campus. The Capstone is only one of twenty-two campuses in the nation to have an on-campus counselor from the VA.

    Vet Success on Campus Counselor can assist you with:

    • Information on VA benefits such as life insurance, Home Loan Guarantee, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, Post 9I 11 GI Bill benefits, and other education benefits (Chapters 30, 32 & 35)
    • Guidance and support while using your VA educational benefits
    • Vocational exploration and assistance in selecting a suitable career
    • Electing your healthcare benefits with Veterans Healthcare

    Administration (VHA)

    • Information and referrals to VA Medical Centers and local Vet Center
    • Information on submitting a claim for disability compensation
    • Employment information and assistance
    • Locating community and other resources

    VetSuccess Counselor at UA:

    Lisa Fells
    3000 Houser Hall
    205-348-0983
    vma@bama.ua.edu