Veterans

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On behalf of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, we thank you for your service and commitment to our country and appreciate you choosing our institution as the place to further your education.

For your convenience, we have gathered relevant resources for you and your family that we hope you find useful in your educational journey.

Campus Resources

Apply to Our Programs – Find information on specific programs, degrees and certificates, deadlines and required documents.

Military Health Institute – The Military Health Institute serves to expand on the existing great collaboration between the Health Science Center and our Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs colleagues. It will develop new opportunities for education, research, and Clinical Care. Join their Student Interest Group!

Student Counseling – Services provided include personal counseling, academic difficulties testing, career issues, medication consultation and more. After-Hour Crisis Intervention available.

Student Financial Services – Apply for federal/state student aid, submit your UTHSCSA Scholarship application, military non-resident tuition waivers, Hazlewood exemption, and enrollment certification for VA Educational benefits and federal loan in-school deferments.

Student Life – Get involved in a variety of organizations and events. Join the Veteran Medical Student Association – contact the Program Coordinator for more details.

Military Withdrawals and Re-Admission – If your circumstances have changed and you need to withdraw from your studies, it is strongly encouraged to speak to your Academic Department before initiating the process at the Office of the University Registrar. You will need to provide a copy of your military orders to waive any required Return of Federal Title IV student aid in accordance with the HEROS Act of 2003.

Confidential Help

Veterans Crisis Line – Need Confidential Help for Veterans and Their Families? Are you concerned about a Veteran? Review their Fact Sheet.

External Resources

San Antonio Coalition for Veterans & Families
Bexar County Veterans Service Office
Texas Veterans Commission
VA Educational Benefits
eBenefits
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
Compensation and Claims
Homeless Veterans
Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, STVHCS
Brooke Army Medical Center
Frank Tejeda Outpatient Clinic
Disabled American Veterans Office
Military Personnel Records
Armed Forces Tax Guide – IRS Publication 3