The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Program serves as the on-campus face for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

FIU VSOC counselor is available for consultation and support in order to assist student veterans, their family, and dependents using VA benefits with the following:

  • VA educational benefits
  • Understanding and applying for Veteran Readiness and Employment Service (Chapter 31)
  • Vocational exploration and career counseling services (Chapter 36)
  • Information on college credit for military experience and training
  • Information on applying for other VA benefits to include disability compensation, life insurance, and home loan guaranty
  • Assistance with electing healthcare benefits through the Veterans Health Administration
  • Information and referrals to VA medical and mental health services
  • Referrals to the local Vet Center for readjustment counseling services
  • Referrals to on-campus, community, and VA resources to ensure academic success
  • Guidance and support while using VA educational benefits
  • Employment information and assistance
  • Student veteran peer mentoring and tutoring services

Registration Form

Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success

The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs was the recipient an Office of Post-Secondary Education grant to establish a Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success. This funding was provided to increase persistence, retention, and graduation rates of student veterans at FIU. It will also develop processes and procedures to track employment rates of student veterans at FIU in partnership with the Office of Career & Talent Development. Additionally, the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success developed a team program to support veterans in postsecondary education by coordinating services to address the academic, financial, physical, and social needs of veteran students.

Veteran Student Support Team

Academic Support Initiatives & Services April
Career & Talent DevelopmentJohn
Career & Talent DevelopmentLuis
Center for Leadership and ServicePatricia
Counseling & Psychological ServicesLilliane 
Disability Resource CenterGeneva
Office of AdmissionsCaesar
Office of EngagementAnthony
OneStop Enrollment ManagementDrew
Orientation & Family ProgramsCarol
Student Financials Jessy 
Student Financials (BBC)Donna de
Student Government AssociationJonathan
Student Health & WellnessChad
Student Veterans of America – FIU
Transfer and Transition ServicesKimberly
Veteran & Military AffairsAlessandra Krause
Veteran & Military AffairsLuis
Veteran & Military AffairsPhillip Lloyd 
Veteran & Military AffairsRosa Ore 
U.S. Department of Veteran AffairsMarquay


All students are encouraged to submit documentation and questions to with their full name and Panther ID.

Office of Veteran and Military Affairs
11200 SW 8th Street, TWR 100
Miami, FL 33199