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Updates

Registration

  • Summer Session -Currently open
  • Fall Semester - Opens April 12

We have a great opportunity for you!

This summer, we're offering “Vets 2 Vandals,” a Student-Veteran transition experience in McCall, Idaho. This is an opportunity to get started early with classes, spend three weeks at the beautiful McCall Outdoor Science School, and build some skills that will help you for the fall semester. Visit our website to learn more and for links to the summer schedule so you can register for classes.

Registration opens April 5, and space in the program is limited. Please contact the Military and Veteran Services Office with any questions at 208-885-7989.

CHAMPVA

If you are planning to use CHAMPVA for Fall 2021 please notify Matthew Barber at mjbarber@uidaho.edu or call at 208-885-7989.

Math 143 Section 04 Pilot Fall 2021

The Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science is offering a one section corequisite pilot of Math 143 (Math 143-04) to 32 students this fall. This course is designed for students who need Math 143 but were not placed into Math 143. For more information please email mathstat@uidaho.edu

Academic Resources

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching offers three areas of support for the University of Idaho community. Check out the information on our website.

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered.

Student Success Program

The Student Success Program is open Sunday through Thursday, 2-10 p.m., for in person and Zoom drop-in tutoring. In addition to this schedule, each Academic Peer Mentor has three hours each week of online study group time for specific classes. Check out availability here.

Writing Center

The Writing Center now offers Zoom drop-in online assistance for students.

LEARN MORE

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

See upcoming events on the university events calendar and the academic calendar.

Updates

Registration

  • Summer Session - Opens April 5
  • Fall Semester - Opens April 12

Veterans Breakfast

A breakfast will be served at the Stomping Grounds Coffeehouse in Genesee, Idaho on Saturday, April 10, from 12:30-2 p.m. This is a veterans club sponsored event and a spouse or significant other is also welcomed to attend. This is an opportunity to spend a short time together, connect, refresh and be in a relaxed atmosphere with other Vandal Veterans. There will be transportation available from the University campus if you wish to ride the SEM van to the destination or you can drive your own vehicle to the coffeehouse. Jason Nierman will be the point of contact and will facilitate running folks to SGC as needed.
Please attend as this will enable student veteran Vandals opportunities to connect with other student vets and get away from the campus for a short meaningful experience. There will be a tiny briefing as well as an opportunity to pass along information for future activities that the club is considering later this year. Mark this in your calendars. We look forward to meeting everyone and speaking with all of you at this event.

  • Location: Stomping Grounds Coffeehouse, 105 North Fir Street, Genesee, Idaho 83832
  • Cost: Free
  • Menu: Breakfast and beverage
  • Questions: Email Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu or text 503-410-8382
  • How to RSVP: Sign up sheet will at the Military and Veteran Services Office with Matthew or Ken (so we can have an accurate head count)

We have a great opportunity for you!

This summer, we're offering “Vets 2 Vandals,” a Student-Veteran transition experience in McCall, Idaho. This is an opportunity to get started early with classes, spend three weeks at the beautiful McCall Outdoor Science School, and build some skills that will help you for the fall semester. Visit our website to learn more and for links to the summer schedule so you can register for classes.

Registration opens April 5, and space in the program is limited. Please contact the Military and Veteran Services Office with any questions at 208-885-7989.

WAVE

If you are Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606 do not forget to call WAVE at the end of the month to verify your enrollment. The phone number to call is 877-823-2378.  Please see the email that was sent out for more information.

Student Health Insurance (SHIP)

If you are not using SHIP this semester, please check your student account and make sure you are not being charged the amount of $951. If you are being charged please contact the SHIP office at health@uidaho.edu.

CHAMPVA

If you are planning to use CHAMPVA for Fall 2021 please notify Matthew Barber at mjbarber@uidaho.edu or call at 208-885-7989.

Summer Vandal Kids Camp Is Available

Recreation and Wellbeing’s week-long summer camps offer a safe environment for kids ages 6-12. Activities include rock climbing, outdoor adventure, multi-sports, science, art, stunts and swimming. The cost is $200-$250. Email kdoman@uidaho.edu with questions.

LEARN MORE

Math 143 Section 04 Pilot Fall 2021

The Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science is offering a one section corequisite pilot of Math 143 (Math 143-04) to 32 students this fall. This course is designed for students who need Math 143 but were not placed into Math 143. For more information please email mathstat@uidaho.edu

Academic Resources

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching offers three areas of support for the University of Idaho community. Check out the information on our website.

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered.

Student Success Program

The Student Success Program is open Sunday through Thursday, 2-10 p.m., for in person and Zoom drop-in tutoring. In addition to this schedule, each Academic Peer Mentor has three hours each week of online study group time for specific classes. Check out availability here.

Writing Center

The Writing Center now offers Zoom drop-in online assistance for students.

LEARN MORE

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 5

Tuesday, April 6

Wednesday, April 7

Thursday, April 8

Saturday, April 10

Updates

Registration

  • Summer Session - Opens April 5
  • Fall Semester - Opens April 12

Veterans Breakfast

A breakfast will be served at the Stomping Grounds Coffeehouse in Genesee, Idaho on Saturday, April 10, from 12:30-2 p.m. This is a veterans club sponsored event and a spouse or significant other is also welcomed to attend. This is an opportunity to spend a short time together, connect, refresh and be in a relaxed atmosphere with other Vandal Veterans. There will be transportation available from the University campus if you wish to ride the SEM van to the destination or you can drive your own vehicle to the coffeehouse. Jason Nierman will be the point of contact and will facilitate running folks to SGC as needed.
Please attend as this will enable student veteran Vandals opportunities to connect with other student vets and get away from the campus for a short meaningful experience. There will be a tiny briefing as well as an opportunity to pass along information for future activities that the club is considering later this year. Mark this in your calendars. We look forward to meeting everyone and speaking with all of you at this event.

  • Location: Stomping Grounds Coffeehouse, 105 North Fir Street, Genesee, Idaho 83832
  • Cost: Free
  • Menu: Breakfast and beverage
  • Questions: Email Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu or text 503-410-8382
  • How to RSVP: Sign up sheet will at the Military and Veteran Services Office with Matthew or Ken (so we can have an accurate head count)

Black Rifle Coffee Company Generosity 

As many of you know, the Military and Veterans Service Office is proud to offer coffee from Black Rifle Coffee Company to our visitors for free. Evan Hafer, founder and CEO of BRCC, is a Green Beret Veteran of 20 years along with being a Vandal. Recently, Evan and BRCC made a generous donation to the University of Idaho’s Operation Education Scholarship which supports our disabled Veterans and their spouses. As a way of showing our appreciation for their gift, we are asking individuals to come by the Veteran Center and sign two U of I Vandal flags. We look forward to seeing you at the Veteran Center! If you have any questions please contact us at veterans@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7989.

WAVE

If you are Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606 do not forget to call WAVE at the end of the month to verify your enrollment. The phone number to call is 877-823-2378.  Please see the email that was sent out for more information.

Student Health Insurance (SHIP)

If you are not using SHIP this semester, please check your student account and make sure you are not being charged the amount of $951. If you are being charged please contact the SHIP office at health@uidaho.edu.

CHAMPVA

If you are planning to use CHAMPVA for Fall 2021 please notify Matthew Barber at mjbarber@uidaho.edu or call at 208-885-7989.

Summer Vandal Kids Camp Is Available

Recreation and Wellbeing’s week-long summer camps offer a safe environment for kids ages 6-12. Activities include rock climbing, outdoor adventure, multi-sports, science, art, stunts and swimming. The cost is $200-$250. Email kdoman@uidaho.edu with questions.

LEARN MORE

We have a great opportunity for you!

This summer, we're offering “Vets 2 Vandals,” a Student-Veteran transition experience in McCall, Idaho. This is an opportunity to get started early with classes, spend three weeks at the beautiful McCall Outdoor Science School, and build some skills that will help you for the fall semester. You'll be staying on the shores of Payette Lake and picking up six Idaho core, college credits while getting to know other Student-Veterans and the support services at the University of Idaho. Visit our website to learn more and for links to the summer schedule so you can register for classes. The courses being offered are: Communication 101 and Environmental Science 101 with the accompanying lab. The dates are July 19-23 (online) and July 26-August 13 (in-person and in McCall,ID). 

  • Your lodging and meals are at no cost to you while in McCall, thanks to our gracious donors, so save your GI Bill® Housing Allowance for other needs.
  • Experience a Raft Trip on the scenic Salmon River.
  • Enjoy a hands-on, outdoor Environmental Science course.
  • We will provide transportation between Moscow and McCall as needed.
  • You will be free many week nights and weekends to explore the beautiful McCall area.
  • Learn success strategies and on-campus expectations from the University of Idaho Veterans Club, Academic Support Programs and others.

Registration opens April 5, and space in the program is limited. Please contact Jason, Matt, or Ken with any questions:

The Piestewa Challenge

Working with the Hopi Tribe, women's service organizations, and the community at large, wear blue: run to remember is launching our inaugural Piestewa Challenge, celebrating our nation's almost 400,000 women in service, and honoring the 174 female service members who have given their lives for our country since September 11, 2001. 

Math 143 Section 04 Pilot Fall 2021

The Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science is offering a one section corequisite pilot of Math 143 (Math 143-04) to 32 students this fall. This course is designed for students who need Math 143 but were not placed into Math 143. For more information please email mathstat@uidaho.edu

Virtual Etiquette Dinner

The 2021 Virtual Etiquette Dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 31, from 6-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Meals will be distributed at the west end of the Kibbie Dome beforehand

Students must register for the dinner through Handshake to provide contact details and dietary information.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Vandal Giving Day Ambassadors Needed: April 6-7

Vandal Giving Day 2021 starts Tuesday, April 6 at 8 a.m. (PT). With your help, this 2,021-minute online giving event will raise funds for scholarships and other resources that create a life-changing educational experience for U of I students. Vandal Giving Day ambassadors play a key role by spreading the word to Vandals in their personal networks. Please consider showing your support by signing up to be a Vandal Giving Day ambassador. You will receive everything you need to spread the word and encourage giving to this worthy cause. Sign up here! If being an ambassador isn't a good fit, please plan to join the excitement online April 6-7 at vandalsgive.uidaho.edu. #VandalsGive

 

Academic Resources

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching offers three areas of support for the University of Idaho community. Check out the information on our website.

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered.

Student Success Program

The Student Success Program is open Sunday through Thursday, 2-10 p.m., for in person and Zoom drop-in tutoring. In addition to this schedule, each Academic Peer Mentor has three hours each week of online study group time for specific classes. Check out availability here.

Writing Center

Writers can schedule appointments through our website or our online scheduling system, and are welcome to call the Writing Center at 208-885-6644 or email writingcenter@uidaho.edu if they need additional assistance.

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 29

Tuesday, March 30

Wednesday, March 31

Friday, April 2

  • Deadline to withdraw or change semester classes to audit

Saturday, April 3

Updates

Registration

  • Summer Session - Opens April 5
  • Fall Semester - Opens April 12

COVID testing after Spring Break

Classes will begin again on Monday, March 22, in the method indicated in the course catalog. We will do a complete COVID-19 retest of all students attending class in-person upon return from Spring Break. Those who have previously tested positive or completed vaccination — and have it documented in their student account — will not be required to test.

Black Rifle Coffee Company Generosity 

As many of you know, the Military and Veterans Service Office is proud to offer coffee from Black Rifle Coffee Company to our visitors for free. Evan Hafer, founder and CEO of BRCC, is a Green Beret Veteran of 20 years along with being a Vandal. Recently, Evan and BRCC made a generous donation to the University of Idaho’s Operation Education Scholarship which supports our disabled Veterans and their spouses. As a way of showing our appreciation for their gift, we are asking individuals to come by the Veteran Center and sign two U of I Vandal flags. We look forward to seeing you at the Veteran Center! If you have any questions please contact us at veterans@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7989.

We have a great opportunity for you!

This summer, we're offering “Vets 2 Vandals,” a Student-Veteran transition experience in McCall, Idaho. This is an opportunity to get started early with classes, spend three weeks at the beautiful McCall Outdoor Science School, and build some skills that will help you for the fall semester. You'll be staying on the shores of Payette Lake and picking up six Idaho core, college credits while getting to know other Student-Veterans and the support services at the University of Idaho. Visit our website to learn more and for links to the summer schedule so you can register for classes. The courses being offered are: Communication 101 and Environmental Science 101 with the accompanying lab. The dates are July 19-23 (online) and July 26-August 13 (in-person and in McCall,ID). 

  • Your lodging and meals are at no cost to you while in McCall, thanks to our gracious donors, so save your GI Bill® Housing Allowance for other needs.
  • Experience a Raft Trip on the scenic Salmon River.
  • Enjoy a hands-on, outdoor Environmental Science course.
  • We will provide transportation between Moscow and McCall as needed.
  • You will be free many week nights and weekends to explore the beautiful McCall area.
  • Learn success strategies and on-campus expectations from the University of Idaho Veterans Club, Academic Support Programs and others.

Registration opens April 5, and space in the program is limited. Please contact Jason, Matt, or Ken with any questions:

Veterans Administration Work Study Positions Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has two VA Work Study positions available. For more information please contact Matthew Barber at 208-885-7989 or mjbarber@uidaho.edu.

Virtual Teacher Career Fair 

Wednesday, March 24 , 4-6 p.m.
One of the most impactful settings for networking is the Teacher Career Fair. The annual Teacher Career Fair brings together school districts and organizations from all across the state of Idaho and throughout the United States. This virtual event will be a great opportunity for you all as current and future educators to connect with these employers and create an atmosphere for conversation.

Watch this video to go over some tips and strategies so that you are feeling confident and prepared to meet employers, make a great first impression, and use your time well at the Virtual Teacher Career Fair. 

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

The Piestewa Challenge

Working with the Hopi Tribe, women's service organizations, and the community at large, wear blue: run to remember is launching our inaugural Piestewa Challenge, celebrating our nation's almost 400,000 women in service, and honoring the 174 female service members who have given their lives for our country since September 11, 2001. 

Veterans’ Will Clinic Interest Is Sought

The 2nd District Bar Association and the College of Law is interested in establishing a Veterans’ Will Clinic. The clinic will help veterans draft a simple will, a living will and medical power of attorney, general power of attorney, a personal property memo for specific bequeaths of property, and a remembrance and services memo. Email jennifer@srwattorney.com to learn more or with questions.

Student Veterans Club at U of I

If you are interested in being a part of a tightknit group join the Student Veterans Club. If you are interested in joining or have any questions about the Veterans Club of the University of Idaho, please contact Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu.

Math 143 Section 04 Pilot Fall 2021

The Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science is offering a one section corequisite pilot of Math 143 (Math 143-04) to 32 students this fall. This course is designed for students who need Math 143 but were not placed into Math 143. For more information please email mathstat@uidaho.edu

Virtual Etiquette Dinner

The 2021 Virtual Etiquette Dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 31, from 6-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Meals will be distributed at the west end of the Kibbie Dome beforehand

Students must register for the dinner through Handshake to provide contact details and dietary information.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Vandal Giving Day Ambassadors Needed: April 6-7

Vandal Giving Day 2021 starts Tuesday, April 6 at 8 a.m. (PT). With your help, this 2,021-minute online giving event will raise funds for scholarships and other resources that create a life-changing educational experience for U of I students. Vandal Giving Day ambassadors play a key role by spreading the word to Vandals in their personal networks. Please consider showing your support by signing up to be a Vandal Giving Day ambassador. You will receive everything you need to spread the word and encourage giving to this worthy cause. Sign up here! If being an ambassador isn't a good fit, please plan to join the excitement online April 6-7 at vandalsgive.uidaho.edu. #VandalsGive

 

Academic Resources

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching offers three areas of support for the University of Idaho community. Check out the information on our website.

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered.

Student Success Program

The Student Success Program is open Sunday through Thursday, 2-10 p.m., for in person and Zoom drop-in tutoring. In addition to this schedule, each Academic Peer Mentor has three hours each week of online study group time for specific classes. Check out availability here.

Writing Center

Writers can schedule appointments through our website or our online scheduling system, and are welcome to call the Writing Center at 208-885-6644 or email writingcenter@uidaho.edu if they need additional assistance.

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 22

Tuesday, March 23

Wednesday, March 24

Friday, March 26

  • Deadline to add or drop eight-week classes

Updates

Spring Break

Our office will be open the week of spring break, March 15-19.

Registration

  • Summer Session - Opens April 5
  • Fall Semester - Opens April 12

COVID testing after Spring Break

Classes will begin again on Monday, March 22, in the method indicated in the course catalog. We will do a complete COVID-19 retest of all students attending class in-person upon return from Spring Break. Those who have previously tested positive or completed vaccination — and have it documented in their student account — will not be required to test.

Black Rifle Coffee Company Generosity 

As many of you know, the Military and Veterans Service Office is proud to offer coffee from Black Rifle Coffee Company to our visitors for free. Evan Hafer, founder and CEO of BRCC, is a Green Beret Veteran of 20 years along with being a Vandal. Recently, Evan and BRCC made a generous donation to the University of Idaho’s Operation Education Scholarship which supports our disabled Veterans and their spouses. As a way of showing our appreciation for their gift, we are asking individuals to come by the Veteran Center and sign two U of I Vandal flags. We look forward to seeing you at the Veteran Center! If you have any questions please contact us at veterans@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7989.

We have a great opportunity for you!

This summer, we're offering “Vets 2 Vandals,” a Student-Veteran transition experience in McCall, Idaho. This is an opportunity to get started early with classes, spend three weeks at the beautiful McCall Outdoor Science School, and build some skills that will help you for the fall semester. You'll be staying on the shores of Payette Lake and picking up six Idaho core, college credits while getting to know other Student-Veterans and the support services at the University of Idaho. Visit our website to learn more and for links to the summer schedule so you can register for classes. The courses being offered are: Communication 101 and Environmental Science 101 with the accompanying lab. The dates are July 19-23 (online) and July 26-August 13 (in-person and in McCall,ID). 

  • Your lodging and meals are at no cost to you while in McCall, thanks to our gracious donors, so save your GI Bill® Housing Allowance for other needs.
  • Experience a Raft Trip on the scenic Salmon River.
  • Enjoy a hands-on, outdoor Environmental Science course.
  • We will provide transportation between Moscow and McCall as needed.
  • You will be free many week nights and weekends to explore the beautiful McCall area.
  • Learn success strategies and on-campus expectations from the University of Idaho Veterans Club, Academic Support Programs and others.

Registration opens April 5, and space in the program is limited. Please contact Jason, Matt, or Ken with any questions:

Veterans Administration Work Study Positions Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has two VA Work Study positions available. For more information please contact Matthew Barber at 208-885-7989 or mjbarber@uidaho.edu.

Virtual Teacher Career Fair 

Wednesday, March 24 , 4-6 p.m.
One of the most impactful settings for networking is the Teacher Career Fair. The annual Teacher Career Fair brings together school districts and organizations from all across the state of Idaho and throughout the United States. This virtual event will be a great opportunity for you all as current and future educators to connect with these employers and create an atmosphere for conversation.

Watch this video to go over some tips and strategies so that you are feeling confident and prepared to meet employers, make a great first impression, and use your time well at the Virtual Teacher Career Fair. 

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

The Piestewa Challenge

Working with the Hopi Tribe, women's service organizations, and the community at large, wear blue: run to remember is launching our inaugural Piestewa Challenge, celebrating our nation's almost 400,000 women in service, and honoring the 174 female service members who have given their lives for our country since September 11, 2001. 

Veterans’ Will Clinic Interest Is Sought

The 2nd District Bar Association and the College of Law is interested in establishing a Veterans’ Will Clinic. The clinic will help veterans draft a simple will, a living will and medical power of attorney, general power of attorney, a personal property memo for specific bequeaths of property, and a remembrance and services memo. Email jennifer@srwattorney.com to learn more or with questions.

Student Veterans Club at U of I

If you are interested in being a part of a tightknit group join the Student Veterans Club. If you are interested in joining or have any questions about the Veterans Club of the University of Idaho, please contact Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu.

Math 143 Section 04 Pilot Fall 2021

The Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science is offering a one section corequisite pilot of Math 143 (Math 143-04) to 32 students this fall. This course is designed for students who need Math 143 but were not placed into Math 143. For more information please email mathstat@uidaho.edu

Virtual Etiquette Dinner

The 2021 Virtual Etiquette Dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 31, from 6-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Meals will be distributed at the west end of the Kibbie Dome beforehand

Students must register for the dinner through Handshake to provide contact details and dietary information.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Academic Resources

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching offers three areas of support for the University of Idaho community. Check out the information on our website.

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered.

Student Success Program

The Student Success Program is open Sunday through Thursday, 2-10 p.m., for in person and Zoom drop-in tutoring. In addition to this schedule, each Academic Peer Mentor has three hours each week of online study group time for specific classes. Check out availability here.

Writing Center

Writers can schedule appointments through our website or our online scheduling system, and are welcome to call the Writing Center at 208-885-6644 or email writingcenter@uidaho.edu if they need additional assistance.

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 15

Tuesday, March 16

Wednesday, March 17

Thursday, March 18

Friday, March 19

Updates

Spring Break

Our office will be open the week of spring break, March 15-19. 

COVID testing after Spring Break

Classes will begin again on Monday, March 22, in the method indicated in the course catalog. We will do a complete COVID-19 retest of all students attending class in-person upon return from Spring Break. Those who have previously tested positive or completed vaccination — and have it documented in their student account — will not be required to test.

Veterans Administration Work Study Positions Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has two VA Work Study positions available. For more information please contact Matthew Barber at 208-885-7989 or mjbarber@uidaho.edu.

Student Veterans Club at U of I

If you are interested in being a part of a tightknit group join the Student Veterans Club. If you are interested in joining or have any questions about the Veterans Club of the University of Idaho, please contact Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu.

Academic Resources

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching offers three areas of support for the University of Idaho community. Check out the information below on how to access our support!

Student Consultations. Students can meet one-on-one with an Academic Coach to discuss academic skills and find solutions to common academic concerns. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, student consultations are occurring over Zoom.

To make an appointment with a coach:

  • Log onto vandalstar.uidaho.edu
  • Search and select “Academic Coaching”
  • Click “Schedule Appointment”
  • Select the time and date that works best for you!

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered.

Student Success Program

The Student Success Program is open Sunday through Thursday, 2-10 p.m., for in person and Zoom drop-in tutoring. In addition to this schedule, each Academic Peer Mentor has three hours each week of online study group time for specific classes. Check out availability here.

Writing Center

Writers can schedule appointments through our website or our online scheduling system, and are welcome to call the Writing Center at 208-885-6644 or email writingcenter@uidaho.edu if they need additional assistance.

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 8

Tuesday, March 9

Wednesday, March 10

Thursday, March 11

Saturday, March 13

Monday, March 15

  • Spring Break
  • Spring Midterm Grades Due

Updates

Veterans Administration Work Study Positions Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has two VA Work Study positions available. For more information please contact Matthew Barber at 208-885-7989 or mjbarber@uidaho.edu.

Income Tax Clinic Is Open for In-Person and Virtual Appointments

The College of Law and College of Business and Economics Joint Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinics are open. The IRS-certified volunteers help taxpayers who earn less than $57,000 a year and have relatively simple tax documents — free of charge. The clinic times are 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays (virtual); 5-7 p.m. on Wednesdays (in person in Menard 104); 5-7 p.m. on Thursdays (virtual); and from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays (virtual). Email law-vita@uidaho.edu to request an appointment.
 

Student Veterans Club at U of I

If you are interested in being a part of a tightknit group join the Student Veterans Club. If you are interested in joining or have any questions about the Veterans Club of the University of Idaho, please contact Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu.

Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2021, 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST

Hosted in Handshake. Student registration is now open. Sign-up in Handshake for 1:1 and group sessions with your favorite employers. Employers who will be at the fair include:

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Idaho Conservation Corps
  • Naval Air Systems Command, Nuclear Laboratory, and Undersea Warfare Center Division
  • U.S. Air Force Health Professions
  • And more

Watch this video for additional help preparing for the Virtual Career Fair

Contact Career Services at 208-885-6121 or email them at careerservices@uidaho.edu.

LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP

For instructions on how to sign up for Handshake (available to current students and alumni) see the Career Services website.

To Access the Virtual Career Fair

  1. When logged in, click the “Events” tab in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.
  2. Once on Events page, scroll until you find the “University of Idaho Virtual 2021 Career Fair” and click that event.
  3. Once on the Virtual Career Fair event, click the purple “Register” button on the right side of the screen.
  4. Once registered, you will be able to view all attending employers and register for their 30-minute group sessions and ten-minute one-on-one sessions.

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching offers three areas of support for the University of Idaho community. Check out the information below on how to access our support!

Student Consultations. Students can meet one-on-one with an Academic Coach to discuss academic skills and find solutions to common academic concerns. Consultations are student driven, meaning coaches focus on the needs of the student and offer personalized tips and tricks for each student. Common topics covered are: time management, motivation, study skills, and connecting with campus resources. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, student consultations are occurring over Zoom.

To make an appointment with a coach:

  • Log onto vandalstar.uidaho.edu
  • Search and select “Academic Coaching”
  • Click “Schedule Appointment”
  • Select the time and date that works best for you!

By-Request Presentation. Student groups, staff, and faculty are invited to request workshops or presentations for student audiences. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, our presentations are being offered over Zoom. Please see the request form for more details.

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered, then just drop-in to the second floor of the library and get help with course content from our well-qualified tutors. You can also make an appointment for in-person or online tutoring.

Regular Open Hours in the library (during Fall and Spring semesters)

  • Monday through Thursday - 3 to 8 p.m or by appointment
  • Friday - By appointment only

Student Success Program

The Student Success Program is open Sunday through Thursday, 2-10 p.m., for in person and Zoom drop-in tutoring. In addition to this schedule, each Academic Peer Mentor has three hours each week of online study group time for specific classes. Check out availability here. APMs are also available in our first year communities for academic concern/resource coaching conversations around the clock. Talk with your RA to find out who your APM is if you’re unsure.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is continuing to offer both synchronous and asynchronous online tutoring to all members of the Vandal community for any type of writing. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Writers can schedule appointments through our website or our online scheduling system, and are welcome to call the Writing Center at 208-885-6644 or email writingcenter@uidaho.edu if they need additional assistance.

WAVE

If you are Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606 do not forget to call WAVE at the end of the month to verify your enrollment. The phone number to call is 877-823-2378. Please see email that was sent out for more information.

Student Health Insurance (SHIP)

If you are not using SHIP this semester, please check your student account and make sure you are not being charged the amount of $951. If you are being charged please contact the SHIP office at health@uidaho.edu.

Rounding Out

As of Aug. 1, 2021, you will no longer be able to round out. If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Barber at veterans@uidaho.edu.

Counseling and Wellness Programs

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs provides several counseling and wellness programs including PTSD War Trauma Counseling, Veterans Conservation Corps & Internship,
Vet Corps, Veteran Supportive Campuses, Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans Peer Corps, Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC) and Suicide Prevention. See more information on their website. 

Veterans Debt Management

The VA plans to resume mailing notification letters for benefit overpayments placed in suspension from April 3, 2020 through Jan. 1, 2021. The collection of these overpayments was deferred to provide relief to Veterans struggling financially due to COVID-19. The notification letters will provide Veterans and beneficiaries with important information for resolving their debt or seeking relief if repayment would cause financial hardship.

Ongoing relief efforts include:

  • Temporary hardship suspension for Veterans requesting relief through October 2021
  • Increase contact center operations to provide enhanced assistance
  • Defer Credit Bureau reporting until October 2021
  • Delay referral of delinquent benefit overpayments to the Department of the Treasury until October 2021
  • Extended repayment plans

For benefit overpayments, Veterans and beneficiaries can submit requests online or call 1-800-827-0648. Call volumes are lower Tuesday through Friday. 

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 1

Tuesday, March 2

Wednesday, March 3

Saturday,March 6

Updates

Veterans Administration Work Study Positions Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has two VA Work Study positions available. For more information please contact Matthew Barber at 208-885-7989 or mjbarber@uidaho.edu.

Free Tax Preparation for Veterans

Tax season is here again, and it can be particularly tricky for military families. VA has partnered with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to ensure Veterans and service members receive free tax preparation and electronic filing services. Learn about the assistance services available to you! Read more on the VAntage Point Blog.

Student Veterans Club at U of I

Welcome back to the Spring 2021 semester at the University of Idaho! The semester is in full swing now and we are excited to meet new veteran students as well as reconnect with those who have been here a while. Whether you are an undergraduate or a graduate student you will need assistance with your VA funding! If you have not been to our new Veteran's Center please stop in, grab a cup of our delicious Black Rifle Coffee (veteran-owned company) and have your questions or concerns handled by Matthew Barber or Ken Pekie. They work hard for us and they love the veteran community. Go see them today or give them a call.

As we move into Phase III, which was recently announced by Governor Brad Little, we will plan and execute some outdoor activities later this spring! Ideas that have been mentioned include an outdoor BBQ at Robinson Park as well as ski/snowboard trip to one of the region's resorts. More information will be released as we approach these great events and solidify those plans and timelines. Stay tuned. Also, the vaccines for COVID-19 have been arriving on campus and we are all hopeful that there will be a swift return to normality on the Palouse in the near future.

If you have any questions about the Veterans Club of the University of Idaho, please contact Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu.

Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2021, 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST

Hosted in Handshake. Student registration is now open. Sign-up in Handshake for 1:1 and group sessions with your favorite employers. Employers who will be at the fair include:

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Idaho Conservation Corps
  • Naval Air Systems Command, Nuclear Laboratory, and Undersea Warfare Center Division
  • U.S. Air Force Health Professions
  • And more

Contact Career Services at 208-885-6121 or email them at careerservices@uidaho.edu.

LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP

Writing Center

The Writing Center is continuing to offer both synchronous and asynchronous online tutoring to all members of the Vandal community for any type of writing. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Writers can schedule appointments through our website or our online scheduling system, and are welcome to call the Writing Center at 208-885-6644 or email writingcenter@uidaho.edu if they need additional assistance.

Drop-In Tutoring

Tutoring and College Success offers drop-in tutoring at no additional cost to undergraduate students. Vandal Drop-In Tutoring is available both in-person and online and support is offered for a wide range of subjects. Take a look at our schedule of in-person sessions to see when your course is offered, then just drop-in to the second floor of the library and get help with course content from our well-qualified tutors. You can also make an appointment for in-person or online tutoring.

Regular Open Hours in the library (during Fall and Spring semesters)

  • Monday through Thursday - 3 to 8 p.m or by appointment
  • Friday - By appointment only

COVID-19 Vaccines for Veterans

The VA is working to provide Covid-19 Vaccines to veterans as quickly and safely as possible. You can sign up for updates on the VA website.

Currently, Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane is vaccinating veterans with the Moderna vaccine. VA staff are calling veterans, based on CDC guidelines prioritizing veteran patients by age groups and high-risk comorbidities.

At this time, there is no walk-in clinic available at Mann-Grandstaff VAMC for vaccination of veterans. Each veteran will be scheduled for their first and second appointments, 28-days apart. They should allow 30-minutes for the appointment, to include the vaccine, documentation, and observation period to check for any side-effects.

The center has also instituted a new Veteran Vaccination Information hotline at 509-434-7979 to update callers on which categories and age group of veterans are being scheduled for their vaccines. The hotline is a listen-only line, updated weekly. More than 28,000 veterans are enrolled with Mann-Grandstaff VAMC and its clinics.

Veterans arriving at the medical center will still undergo the drive-through screening process before being directed to their appointment or Urgent Care Center. Masks are mandatory and social and physical-distancing protocols remain in effect on campus.

For further information, please refer to the Mann-Grandstaff VAMC COVID website

WAVE

If you are Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606 do not forget to call WAVE at the end of the month to verify your enrollment. The phone number to call is 877-823-2378. Please see email that was sent out for more information.

Student Health Insurance (SHIP)

If you are not using SHIP this semester, please check your student account and make sure you are not being charged the amount of $951. If you are being charged please contact the SHIP office at health@uidaho.edu.

Rounding Out

As of Aug. 1, 2021, you will no longer be able to round out. If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Barber at veterans@uidaho.edu.

Counseling and Wellness Programs

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs provides several counseling and wellness programs including PTSD War Trauma Counseling, Veterans Conservation Corps & Internship,
Vet Corps, Veteran Supportive Campuses, Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans Peer Corps, Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC) and Suicide Prevention. See more information on their website.

A note on Wellness from Billy Reeves, President of the Student Veterans Club:

In light of our recent loss in the Vandal veteran family I want all of you to examine yourself and those who are your friends and those who you consider a part of your inner circle. Nobody — and I mean nobody — can go through this life alone. You cannot accomplish all of your goals, whether they are academic, personal or professional, without a strong support system! Please, if you need to speak with someone about those concerns in your life: Do it! Life is such a precious experience and I want to see all of you moving successfully forward in your individual endeavors. You served our great Nation, The United States of America and I thank you for that. Now, it is time for you yourself to move into new chapters and phases of your incredible lives. You are here on the Palouse at the University of Idaho for a reason and one great reason is to secure your education. Vandal Veterans are truly amazing!
Spring is just around the corner so keep your chin up and maintain a positive attitude at all times. Talk with other veterans and reach out to our campus resources if you are having a bad day. I will close by saying that I am proud to be a Vandal Veteran and honored to serve the Vandal Veteran community at the University of Idaho. Finally: Stay healthy, drink copious amounts of water, get quality sleep and best of luck with your individual class schedules! Vandal On Vandal Veterans!

Veterans Debt Management

The VA plans to resume mailing notification letters for benefit overpayments placed in suspension from April 3, 2020 through Jan. 1, 2021. The collection of these overpayments was deferred to provide relief to Veterans struggling financially due to COVID-19. The notification letters will provide Veterans and beneficiaries with important information for resolving their debt or seeking relief if repayment would cause financial hardship.

Ongoing relief efforts include:

  • Temporary hardship suspension for Veterans requesting relief through October 2021
  • Increase contact center operations to provide enhanced assistance
  • Defer Credit Bureau reporting until October 2021
  • Delay referral of delinquent benefit overpayments to the Department of the Treasury until October 2021
  • Extended repayment plans

For benefit overpayments, Veterans and beneficiaries can submit requests online or call 1-800-827-0648. Call volumes are lower Tuesday through Friday. 

Scholarships

Education Abroad Scholarship Month

During the month of February, Education Abroad will host a series of workshops on scholarships for international experiences! The full schedule with zoom links can be found on the Education Abroad website. Students who attend can enter a drawing for a $1000 scholarship to support their international experience.

The Gilman Scholarship (with awards to study abroad up to $8,000), through the U.S. State Department prioritizes veterans of military service and preference is given to veterans when other factors are equivalent. In addition, the somewhat new Gilman McCain scholarship offers $5,000 awards to undergraduate children of active duty military members.

For more information, contact Kate Wray-Chettri, Director of Education Abroad, at kwraychettri@uidaho.edu or 208-885-8475. 

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb. 22

Tuesday, Feb. 23

Wednesday, Feb.24

Friday, Feb. 12

Saturday, Feb. 27

  • 8 a.m. - Vandal Ski Day at Lookout Pass

Updates

Reminder

The university will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 for Presidents' Day.

Veterans Administration Work Study Positions Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has two VA Work Study positions available. For more information please contact Matthew Barber at 208-885-7989 or mjbarber@uidaho.edu.

Free Tax Preparation for Veterans

Tax season is here again, and it can be particularly tricky for military families. VA has partnered with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to ensure Veterans and service members receive free tax preparation and electronic filing services. Learn about the assistance services available to you! Read more on the VAntage Point Blog.

Student Veterans Club at U of I

Welcome back to the Spring 2021 semester at the University of Idaho! The semester is in full swing now and we are excited to meet new veteran students as well as reconnect with those who have been here a while. Whether you are an undergraduate or a graduate student you will need assistance with your VA funding! If you have not been to our new Veteran's Center please stop in, grab a cup of our delicious Black Rifle Coffee (veteran-owned company) and have your questions or concerns handled by Matthew Barber or Ken Pekie. They work hard for us and they love the veteran community. Go see them today or give them a call.

As we move into Phase III, which was recently announced by Governor Brad Little, we will plan and execute some outdoor activities later this spring! Ideas that have been mentioned include an outdoor BBQ at Robinson Park as well as ski/snowboard trip to one of the region's resorts. More information will be released as we approach these great events and solidify those plans and timelines. Stay tuned. Also, the vaccines for COVID-19 have been arriving on campus and we are all hopeful that there will be a swift return to normality on the Palouse in the near future.

If you have any questions about the Veterans Club of the University of Idaho, please contact Billy Reeves at reev8287@vandals.uidaho.edu.

Student Veterans of America National Conference

Student Veterans of America is committed to providing an educational experience that goes beyond the classroom! That's why you're invited to SVA's upcoming virtual NatCon, the country's largest annual conference for student Veterans. On Feb. 19 and 20, join thousands of students from across the country, inspiring speakers, and leading employers to exchange ideas and best practices on thriving in a virtual world, growing and sustaining your SVA Chapter, funding and fundraising, and more.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

COVID-19 Vaccines for Veterans

The VA is working to provide Covid-19 Vaccines to veterans as quickly and safely as possible. You can sign up for updates on the VA website.

Currently, Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane is vaccinating veterans with the Moderna vaccine. VA staff are calling veterans, based on CDC guidelines prioritizing veteran patients by age groups and high-risk comorbidities.

At this time, there is no walk-in clinic available at Mann-Grandstaff VAMC for vaccination of veterans. Each veteran will be scheduled for their first and second appointments, 28-days apart. They should allow 30-minutes for the appointment, to include the vaccine, documentation, and observation period to check for any side-effects.

The center has also instituted a new Veteran Vaccination Information hotline at 509-434-7979 to update callers on which categories and age group of veterans are being scheduled for their vaccines. The hotline is a listen-only line, updated weekly. More than 28,000 veterans are enrolled with Mann-Grandstaff VAMC and its clinics.

Veterans arriving at the medical center will still undergo the drive-through screening process before being directed to their appointment or Urgent Care Center. Masks are mandatory and social and physical-distancing protocols remain in effect on campus.

For further information, please refer to the Mann-Grandstaff VAMC COVID website

WAVE

If you are Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606 do not forget to call WAVE at the end of the month to verify your enrollment. The phone number to call is 877-823-2378. Please see email that was sent out for more information.

Student Health Insurance (SHIP)

If you are not using SHIP this semester, please check your student account and make sure you are not being charged the amount of $951. If you are being charged please contact the SHIP office at health@uidaho.edu.

Rounding Out

As of Aug. 1, 2021, you will no longer be able to round out. If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Barber at veterans@uidaho.edu.

Counseling and Wellness Programs

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs provides several counseling and wellness programs including PTSD War Trauma Counseling, Veterans Conservation Corps & Internship,
Vet Corps, Veteran Supportive Campuses, Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans Peer Corps, Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC) and Suicide Prevention. See more information on their website.

A note on Wellness from Billy Reeves, President of the Student Veterans Club:

In light of our recent loss in the Vandal veteran family I want all of you to examine yourself and those who are your friends and those who you consider a part of your inner circle. Nobody — and I mean nobody — can go through this life alone. You cannot accomplish all of your goals, whether they are academic, personal or professional, without a strong support system! Please, if you need to speak with someone about those concerns in your life: Do it! Life is such a precious experience and I want to see all of you moving successfully forward in your individual endeavors. You served our great Nation, The United States of America and I thank you for that. Now, it is time for you yourself to move into new chapters and phases of your incredible lives. You are here on the Palouse at the University of Idaho for a reason and one great reason is to secure your education. Vandal Veterans are truly amazing!
Spring is just around the corner so keep your chin up and maintain a positive attitude at all times. Talk with other veterans and reach out to our campus resources if you are having a bad day. I will close by saying that I am proud to be a Vandal Veteran and honored to serve the Vandal Veteran community at the University of Idaho. Finally: Stay healthy, drink copious amounts of water, get quality sleep and best of luck with your individual class schedules! Vandal On Vandal Veterans!

Veterans Debt Management

The VA plans to resume mailing notification letters for benefit overpayments placed in suspension from April 3, 2020 through Jan. 1, 2021. The collection of these overpayments was deferred to provide relief to Veterans struggling financially due to COVID-19. The notification letters will provide Veterans and beneficiaries with important information for resolving their debt or seeking relief if repayment would cause financial hardship.

Ongoing relief efforts include:

  • Temporary hardship suspension for Veterans requesting relief through October 2021
  • Increase contact center operations to provide enhanced assistance
  • Defer Credit Bureau reporting until October 2021
  • Delay referral of delinquent benefit overpayments to the Department of the Treasury until October 2021
  • Extended repayment plans

For benefit overpayments, Veterans and beneficiaries can submit requests online or call 1-800-827-0648. Call volumes are lower Tuesday through Friday. 

Scholarships

Education Abroad Scholarship Month

During the month of February, Education Abroad will host a series of workshops on scholarships for international experiences! The full schedule with zoom links can be found on the Education Abroad website. Students who attend can enter a drawing for a $1000 scholarship to support their international experience.

The Gilman Scholarship (with awards to study abroad up to $8,000), through the U.S. State Department prioritizes veterans of military service and preference is given to veterans when other factors are equivalent. In addition, the somewhat new Gilman McCain scholarship offers $5,000 awards to undergraduate children of active duty military members.

For more information, contact Kate Wray-Chettri, Director of Education Abroad, at kwraychettri@uidaho.edu or 208-885-8475.

Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship

The Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship is now open! Comcast NBCUniversal has partnered with SVA to award a $12,000 scholarship to two student veterans.

Student veterans must meet the following criteria to apply for the Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship:

  • Be pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree from an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning, located in the United States
  • Be enrolled for the 2021/2022 academic year
  • Submit proof of military service
  • Submit a resume
  • Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Submit an application to include two essay questions

The deadline to apply is April 9, 2021.
LEARN MORE AND APPLY

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb. 15

  • University closed for Presidents Day

Tuesday, Feb. 16

Wednesday, Feb. 17

Thursday, Feb. 18

Friday, Feb. 12

  • Deadline to withdraw from early eight-week classes

Updates

Reminder

The university will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 for Presidents' Day.

Free Tax Preparation for Veterans

Tax season is here again, and it can be particularly tricky for military families. VA has partnered with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to ensure Veterans and service members receive free tax preparation and electronic filing services. Learn about the assistance services available to you! Read more on the VAntage Point Blog.

Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America is committed to providing an educational experience that goes beyond the classroom! That's why you're invited to SVA's upcoming virtual NatCon, the country's largest annual conference for student Veterans. On Feb. 19 and 20, join thousands of students from across the country, inspiring speakers, and leading employers to exchange ideas and best practices on thriving in a virtual world, growing and sustaining your SVA Chapter, funding and fundraising, and more.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

COVID-19 Vaccines for Veterans

The VA is working to provide Covid-19 Vaccines to veterans as quickly and safely as possible. You can sign up for updates on the VA website.

Currently, Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane is vaccinating veterans with the Moderna vaccine. VA staff are calling veterans, based on CDC guidelines prioritizing veteran patients by age groups and high-risk comorbidities.

At this time, there is no walk-in clinic available at Mann-Grandstaff VAMC for vaccination of veterans. Each veteran will be scheduled for their first and second appointments, 28-days apart. They should allow 30-minutes for the appointment, to include the vaccine, documentation, and observation period to check for any side-effects.

The center has also instituted a new Veteran Vaccination Information hotline at 509-434-7979 to update callers on which categories and age group of veterans are being scheduled for their vaccines. The hotline is a listen-only line, updated weekly. More than 28,000 veterans are enrolled with Mann-Grandstaff VAMC and its clinics.

Veterans arriving at the medical center will still undergo the drive-through screening process before being directed to their appointment or Urgent Care Center. Masks are mandatory and social and physical-distancing protocols remain in effect on campus.

For further information, please refer to the Mann-Grandstaff VAMC COVID website

WAVE

If you are Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606 do not forget to call WAVE at the end of the month to verify your enrollment. The phone number to call is 877-823-2378. Please see email that was sent out for more information.

Student Health Insurance (SHIP)

If you are not using SHIP this semester, please check your student account and make sure you are not being charged the amount of $951. If you are being charged please contact the SHIP office at health@uidaho.edu.

Rounding Out

As of Aug. 1, 2021, you will no longer be able to round out. If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Barber at veterans@uidaho.edu.

Counseling and Wellness Programs

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs provides several counseling and wellness programs including PTSD War Trauma Counseling, Veterans Conservation Corps & Internship,
Vet Corps, Veteran Supportive Campuses, Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans Peer Corps, Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC) and Suicide Prevention. See more information on their website.

Veterans Debt Management

The VA plans to resume mailing notification letters for benefit overpayments placed in suspension from April 3, 2020 through Jan. 1, 2021. The collection of these overpayments was deferred to provide relief to Veterans struggling financially due to COVID-19. The notification letters will provide Veterans and beneficiaries with important information for resolving their debt or seeking relief if repayment would cause financial hardship.

Ongoing relief efforts include:

  • Temporary hardship suspension for Veterans requesting relief through October 2021
  • Increase contact center operations to provide enhanced assistance
  • Defer Credit Bureau reporting until October 2021
  • Delay referral of delinquent benefit overpayments to the Department of the Treasury until October 2021
  • Extended repayment plans

For benefit overpayments, Veterans and beneficiaries can submit requests online or call 1-800-827-0648. Call volumes are lower Tuesday through Friday.

Veterans Administration Work Study Position Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has a VA Work Study position available working within Career Services.

Position Summary

Individual(s) will train with Career Development Liaisons (career advisors) for the first semester. They will learn to advise students from across campus on resumes, cover letters, job/internship search, interviewing, and networking skills. Individual(s) will train and work in the Career Services central office. The individual(s) will complete one project over the two semesters and will be required to work in teams and as individuals.

Individual(s) will need to devote 7-10 hours per week training and/or advising, as well as participate in weekly meetings (approx. 1–1.5 hours per week).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current U of I student
  • Two-semester commitment
  • Must be able to devote at least 7-10 hours per week to the internship
  • Experience with and/or good knowledge of customer service
  • Excellent communication skills—both public speaking and interpersonal
  • Must be able to work well in a team and independently
  • Good critical thinking skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Military experience

VA Work Study positions are unique in that you’re paid through the VA and it is tax free. The starting wage is $7.25 per hour.

Mail your resume and application to either Matthew Barber at mjbarber@uidaho.edu or Ken Pekie at pekie@uidaho.edu

Scholarships

Education Abroad Scholarship Month

During the month of February, Education Abroad will host a series of workshops on scholarships for international experiences! The full schedule with zoom links can be found on the Education Abroad website. Students who attend can enter a drawing for a $1000 scholarship to support their international experience.

The Gilman Scholarship (with awards to study abroad up to $8,000), through the U.S. State Department prioritizes veterans of military service and preference is given to veterans when other factors are equivalent. In addition, the somewhat new Gilman McCain scholarship offers $5,000 awards to undergraduate children of active duty military members.

For more information, contact Kate Wray-Chettri, Director of Education Abroad, at kwraychettri@uidaho.edu or 208-885-8475.

Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship

The Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship is now open! Comcast NBCUniversal has partnered with SVA to award a $12,000 scholarship to two student veterans.

Student veterans must meet the following criteria to apply for the Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship:

  • Be pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree from an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning, located in the United States
  • Be enrolled for the 2021/2022 academic year
  • Submit proof of military service
  • Submit a resume
  • Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Submit an application to include two essay questions

The deadline to apply is April 9, 2021.
LEARN MORE AND APPLY

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb. 8

Tuesday, Feb. 9

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Friday, Feb. 12

Saturday, Feb. 6

Updates

COVID-19 Testing

In order to attend class you are required to get a COVID test first. You can get tested at the Student Rec Center by appointment.

WAVE

If you are Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606 do not forget to call WAVE at the end of the month to verify your enrollment. The phone number to call is 877-823-2378. Please see email that was sent out for more information.

Student Health Insurance (SHIP)

If you are not using SHIP this semester, please check your student account and make sure you are not being charged the amount of $951. If you are being charged please contact the SHIP office at health@uidaho.edu.

Rounding Out

As of Aug. 1, 2021, you will no longer be able to round out. If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Barber at veterans@uidaho.edu.

Veterans Debt Management

The VA plans to resume mailing notification letters for benefit overpayments placed in suspension from April 3, 2020 through Jan. 1, 2021. The collection of these overpayments was deferred to provide relief to Veterans struggling financially due to COVID-19. The notification letters will provide Veterans and beneficiaries with important information for resolving their debt or seeking relief if repayment would cause financial hardship.

Ongoing relief efforts include:

  • Temporary hardship suspension for Veterans requesting relief through October 2021
  • Increase contact center operations to provide enhanced assistance
  • Defer Credit Bureau reporting until October 2021
  • Delay referral of delinquent benefit overpayments to the Department of the Treasury until October 2021
  • Extended repayment plans

For benefit overpayments, Veterans and beneficiaries can submit requests online or call 1-800-827-0648. Call volumes are lower Tuesday through Friday.

Veterans Administration Work Study Position Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has a VA Work Study position available working within Career Services.

Position Summary

Individual(s) will train with Career Development Liaisons (career advisors) for the first semester. They will learn to advise students from across campus on resumes, cover letters, job/internship search, interviewing, and networking skills. Individual(s) will train and work in the Career Services central office. The individual(s) will complete one project over the two semesters and will be required to work in teams and as individuals.

Individual(s) will need to devote 7-10 hours per week training and/or advising, as well as participate in weekly meetings (approx. 1–1.5 hours per week).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current U of I student
  • Two-semester commitment
  • Must be able to devote at least 7-10 hours per week to the internship
  • Experience with and/or good knowledge of customer service
  • Excellent communication skills—both public speaking and interpersonal
  • Must be able to work well in a team and independently
  • Good critical thinking skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Military experience

VA Work Study positions are unique in that you’re paid through the VA and it is tax free. The starting wage is $7.25 per hour.

Mail your resume and application to either Matthew Barber at mjbarber@uidaho.edu or Ken Pekie at pekie@uidaho.edu.

Vandals for Recovery Coffee Hour

Vandals who identify as being in recovery from substance misuse are invited to join Vandals for Recovery, a group of like-minded peers for support and sober social opportunities. Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in recovery to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Free coffee is provided. Every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Student Rec Center Well Space.

Scholarships

Education Abroad Scholarship Month

During the month of February, Education Abroad will host a series of workshops on scholarships for international experiences! The full schedule with zoom links can be found on the Education Abroad website. Students who attend can enter a drawing for a $1000 scholarship to support their international experience.

The Gilman Scholarship (with awards to study abroad up to $8,000), through the U.S. State Department prioritizes veterans of military service and preference is given to veterans when other factors are equivalent. In addition, the somewhat new Gilman McCain scholarship offers $5,000 awards to undergraduate children of active duty military members. The session on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 12:30 p.m. will specifically talk about the Gilman and Gilman McCain Scholarships.

For more information, contact Kate Wray-Chettri, Director of Education Abroad, at kwraychettri@uidaho.edu or 208-885-8475.

Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship

The Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship is now open! Comcast NBCUniversal has partnered with SVA to award a $12,000 scholarship to two student veterans.

Student veterans must meet the following criteria to apply for the Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship:

  • Be pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree from an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning, located in the United States
  • Be enrolled for the 2021/2022 academic year
  • Submit proof of military service
  • Submit a resume
  • Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Submit an application to include two essay questions

The deadline to apply is April 9, 2021.
LEARN MORE AND APPLY

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb. 1

Tuesday, Feb. 2

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Saturday, Feb. 6

Welcome Back!

We hope you all had a great winter break! We are happy to have you back on campus this semester.

New Location, New Resources

Now that we've settled into our new location, we wanted to let everyone know that the lounge area is open for you to use. We also have set up a computer lab area for your use. At this time there are four computers operational with two more coming in the future. These computers will have cameras and headphone sets with microphones if you need a place to attend a class or meetings virtually. If you would like a tour of our new office area, please stop on by and take a look around. We are located at 901 Paradise Creek St, LLC Bldg. #3. If you have any questions or concerns please email us at veterans@uidaho.edu.

COVID-19 Testing

In order to attend class you are required to get a COVID test first. You can get tested at the Student Rec Center by appointment.

Rounding Out

As of Aug. 1, 2021, you will no longer be able to round out. If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Barber at veterans@uidaho.edu.

Veterans Debt Management

The VA plans to resume mailing notification letters for benefit overpayments placed in suspension from April 3, 2020 through Jan. 1, 2021. The collection of these overpayments was deferred to provide relief to Veterans struggling financially due to COVID-19. The notification letters will provide Veterans and beneficiaries with important information for resolving their debt or seeking relief if repayment would cause financial hardship.

Ongoing relief efforts include:

  • Temporary hardship suspension for Veterans requesting relief through October 2021
  • Increase contact center operations to provide enhanced assistance
  • Defer Credit Bureau reporting until October 2021
  • Delay referral of delinquent benefit overpayments to the Department of the Treasury until October 2021
  • Extended repayment plans

For benefit overpayments, Veterans and beneficiaries can submit requests online or call 1-800-827-0648. Call volumes are lower Tuesday through Friday.

Veterans Administration Work Study Position Available

The Military and Veteran Service Office has a VA Work Study position available working within Career Services.

Position Summary

Individual(s) will train with Career Development Liaisons (career advisors) for the first semester. They will learn to advise students from across campus on resumes, cover letters, job/internship search, interviewing, and networking skills. Individual(s) will train and work in the Career Services central office. The individual(s) will complete one project over the two semesters and will be required to work in teams and as individuals.

Individual(s) will need to devote 7-10 hours per week training and/or advising, as well as participate in weekly meetings (approx. 1–1.5 hours per week).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current U of I student
  • Two-semester commitment
  • Must be able to devote at least 7-10 hours per week to the internship
  • Experience with and/or good knowledge of customer service
  • Excellent communication skills—both public speaking and interpersonal
  • Must be able to work well in a team and independently
  • Good critical thinking skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Military experience

VA Work Study positions are unique in that you’re paid through the VA and it is tax free. The starting wage is $7.25 per hour.

Mail your resume and application to either Matthew Barber at mjbarber@uidaho.edu or Ken Pekie at pekie@uidaho.edu.

Vandals for Recovery Coffee Hour

Vandals who identify as being in recovery from substance misuse are invited to join Vandals for Recovery, a group of like-minded peers for support and sober social opportunities. Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in recovery to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Free coffee is provided. Every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Student Rec Center Well Space.

Scholarships

The Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship

The Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship is now open! Two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to U.S. Navy student veterans demonstrating leadership in their local community.

Student veterans must meet the following criteria to apply for the Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship:

  • Navy/Navy Reserve Veteran
  • Current student veteran attending full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.
  • Entering your sophomore, junior, or senior year of undergraduate study, or enrolled in a graduate program for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Have received an honorable discharge; must be a veteran in good standing
  • Provide a two minute video with your application

The deadline to apply is April 5, 2021.

LEARN MORE AND APPLY 

Job Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Contact Us

LLC Bldg. #3

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1252
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1252

Phone: 208-885-7989

Fax: 208-885-9494

Email: veterans@uidaho.edu

Military and Veterans Services Office

Jason M. Nierman, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), USA

Physical Address:
Bruce Pitman Center, SEM Suite, 139

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4259
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4259

Phone: 208-885-7979/6229

Fax: 208-885-9494

Email: jnierman@uidaho.edu

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