Student veterans and dependents information session slated for Nov. 12 at Berks

November 05, 2014

READING, Pa. -- The Penn State Berks Veterans Advisory Council, in collaboration with the Penn State Berks Admissions Office, is hosting an information session for student veterans and their dependents to learn more about the benefits of the GI Bill and Penn State Berks on Wednesday, Nov. 12, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This event is free and open to current, prospective, and new active-duty, reserve, and military veteran students and their dependents. Light refreshments will be served.

The Veteran and Dependents Informational Sessions will bring together college and community representatives to discuss eligibility, community resources and the application procedure for educational benefits for active-duty, reserve or honorably discharged veterans and their dependents.

Information sessions will include: Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and financial aid; Veteran Affairs Health and Wellness; the admissions process and college credit for military experiences; a veteran and dependent student discussion panel; Veterans Affairs Community and Workforce Programs of Berks County; and an optional campus tour. Networking opportunities will also be available throughout the program.

To register for this program by Nov. 7 or for additional information, contact Joe Webb, Director of Student Support Services, 610-396-6072 or via e-mail at JJW26@psu.edu.

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Last Updated November 11, 2014