Student Networks Information

Veterans

Veterans Network

The Veterans New Student Network provides additional support for students who self-identify as veterans. This Network Lead establishes a community, provides referrals, resources, and social opportunities. This is a great way to get to know other students and establish friendships with other students, an essential part to your experience coming into the University of Washington Bothell.

If you like to join the Network or want additional information, please contact the Network Lead for veterans. There are also Disabilities, Undocumented, First Generation, and a GBLTQ Networks. If you also identify with these networks and like to join or want information on these networks, feel free to contact the Network Leads by visiting the menu on the left.

Meet Your Network Lead: Jasmine Jessie

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Jasmine is a junior transfer student from Seattle Central College, majoring in Educational Studies and plans to become an elementary school teacher. Jasmine would like to teach 2nd or 3rd grade in hopes of being placed at a school in the Seattle area. She enjoys working with youth and has great experience of volunteer work with elementary aged students. Outside of school, Jasmine currently works two part time jobs on campus and enjoys meeting new people. Jasmine enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, and traveling.

Jasmine is connected to the Veterans community through her father who served in the Navy for 8 years. Being a dependent, she has seen the many ways in which her father has adjusted back to civilian life and shared stories about his experiences.

 
She can be contacted through email: VetsNSN@uw.edu

 

Upcoming Events

Welcome Reception

Sunday, September 25th 10:15-10:45am

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Come and join us at the reception to meet and connect with other students in the network who identify as a veteran or a dependent. This is a great way to get to know the veteran community on our campus. It will be a fun way to kick off the new school year! Food is provided.

Pizza Hangout

Thursday, October 20th 5-6pm

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Come out for a fun evening getting to know other Veterans and/or dependents here on campus! This is a great way to socialize with others while munching on delicious pizza provided.

Vets Appreciation

Tuesday, November 15th 5-6pm

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As most of us know, November 11th is Veterans Day. Let's take the time to share our stories or of those we know who have served while making connections with one another. Food will be provided.

Games & Social

Thursday, December 1st 5-6pm

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Head on over to the ARC after a long day with classes to play some board games! Have fun mingling with others, and being in a more relaxing environment away from the classroom setting.

 

Resources

On-Campus

UW Bothell Student Affairs Veterans Services

  • Veterans Manager, Vet Core Navigator, Veteran Service Assistants, listing VA benefits most commonly used, VA Tuition Reduction Program, FAQ.

Career Resources for Military Veterans

  • Trained Career Counselor and Assistance Career Advisor assist with the transition from “boots to books.” Also assist with resume writing translating military experiences into civilian job qualifications.

Student Veterans Association –University of Washington Bothell

  • A student group at University of Washington, Bothell Campus for student veterans, dependents, friends and family.

 

Local Area

King County Veterans Services

  • The King County Veterans Program serves low-income, homeless, disabled, and at-risk veterans and their families.

Snohomish County Veterans Assistance Program

  • The Veterans' Assistance program provides limited emergency assistance to eligible veterans and dependents in Snohomish County.

Serve Washington-Washington Commission for National and Community Service

  • State service program inviting all citizens of all ages and background to strengthen and promote service and volunteerism as strategies for building healthy communities; Veterans Corp is part of this program.

 

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

  • The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is a full-service state agency that assists veterans, their family members and survivors.

 

National Area

Department of Veteran Affairs

  • Veteran Affairs administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to service members, veterans, their dependents and survivors.

Federal Student Aid-An Office of the U.S. Department of Education

  • Both the federal government and nonprofit organizations offer money for college to veterans, future military personnel, active duty personnel, or those related to veterans or active duty personnel.

 

Veterans Training Support Center

  • Provide continuing educational opportunities and professional development to those who provide direct service to veterans and their family members.

Wounded Warrior Project

  • Program to honor and empower wounded warriors.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

  • Serve active duty military, their beneficiaries, and veterans with traumatic brain injuries through state-of-the-art clinical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs, and support for health protection services.

 

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Contact Info

Jasmine Jessie

VetsNSN@uw.edu

Upcoming Events

To be announced

Contact Us
Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Office: UW1 Welcome Desk
Address:
18115 Campus Way NE
Box 358555
Bothell, WA 98011-8246
Phone: 425.352.5266
Email: uwbotp@uw.edu
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