Veterans Services

Our Veterans Services team is a resource for veterans, service members, and their families. Transitioning from combat to the classroom can be challenging, and so can navigating the U.S. government benefits known as the GI Bill®. We're here to help. Learn more about Veterans Services.

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Request Certification

Priority registration for 2022 Winter Session is now open! Submit your request for certification on our new form.
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Get Started with Veterans Services

Thank you for your service! We've got you covered with a step-by-step guide to accessing funds from the VA's GI Bill®.

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Maine Bureau of Veterans' Services

Contact the Maine Bureau of Veteran’s Services (MVBS) and self-identify as a veteran to ensure access to all benefits to which you are entitled.

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Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We've moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.
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Veterans Upward Bound

This federally funded pre-college program offers eligible veterans individualized assistance with college applications, financial aid, advising, tutoring, and more.