Veteran and Military Family Center

Support, Resources and Community for Veteran and Military-Affiliated Students

The Veteran and Military Family Center provides personalized, world-class services to enhance the educational experiences of veterans, service members and their families. We’re here for you, ready to answer your questions and lead you through the process of enrollment — until you’re ready to march across our stage to graduation.

Read more to find out what makes Xavier one of the top universities in the nation for veteran and military affiliated students.

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Why Xavier

Xavier University is nationally recognized for their support for veteran and military affiliated students. Veteran and military affiliated students at Xavier benefit from modern facilities, dedicated advising, career counseling services, a mentorship program and more.

Why Attend Xavier as a Veteran or Military Affiliated Student
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Application Process

Applications for admission to Xavier are considered on a rolling basis and decisions are typically shared with students within a month of completion of the application file. 

Application Process Overview
Undergraduate Admission
Graduate Admission
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Frequently Asked Questions

Read through our frequently asked questions to get more insight into services and resources offered by the Veteran and Military Family Center.

Frequently Asked Questions
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Virtual Veteran and Military Family Center

The Virtual Veteran and Military Family Center connects students to a catalog of online resources for Xavier University’s veteran and military-affiliated students.

Virtual Veteran and Military Family Center
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Support the Veteran and Military Family Center

Thanks to generous alumni and friends, Xavier is making a difference in a world that calls us to do more. Support veteran students by making a gift to the Center. Choose the amount then search 'veteran' in the gift designation section.  

Make a Gift to the Center

Veteran and Military Family Center

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Welcome Home. The Veteran and Military Family Center’s mission is to provide personalized, world-class support to enhance the educational experience of Student Veterans and military-connected students that results in unconditional success in the classroom and beyond.

Learn About Us

Yellow Ribbon Program

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The Yellow Ribbon program is a benefit that works in conjunction with the Post 9/11 GI Bill to help cover any tuition-related costs that exceed the private school maximum paid by the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Explore Other Benefits

Organizational Leadership

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The B.A. in Organizational Leadership is designed for adult students who want to prepare for leadership positions in organizational settings. This program is a great way for Veterans to build upon skills gained while serving in the military.

Organizational Leadership

Student Veteran Stats

Success in the classroom and beyond.

5 Veteran and Military Family Center Staff MembersAvailable for Support
100% Success Ratefor Graduated Student Veterans
300+ Graduatedsince 2013

Supporting Veterans Since 1831

Receive up to 100% tuition. Covered at undergraduate and graduate levels because we are a Yellow Ribbon Program participating school. Ranked No. 3 in the Midwest as one of the best colleges for Veterans. 

Proud Participant of the Yellow Ribbon Program