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Military Friendly School LogoWelcome to Veteran Student Services at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. We provide assistance and guidance to our active duty service members, veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and family members using their VA educational benefits.

Current students CLICK HERE for an enrollment certification form. You may email the enrollment form to or fax it to 865-974-8517 or drop it off in person at the VRC or 209 SSB (Registrar’s Office).


                  ***FALL 2016 LOCATION***

The new Veterans Resource Center (temporary location) is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9am-3pm eastern time, until our permanent space, located in John C Hodges Library is complete (late spring 2017). The VRC center is closed on Friday and Monday. The VRC is located on the 4th floor of Dunford Hall, room 2417-2418.

Our office staff will be located in both the VRC and the Office of the University Registrar for the fall 2016 semester. The Registrar’s Office, located in Student Services Building in Circle Park is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Students are welcome by appointment or walk-in at either location.

For general VA questions and information you may use our general e-mail box at or you may contact our office staff directly.


Passed into law in 2014, the Tennessee Veterans Education Transition Support (VETS) Act establishes a program of recognition for higher education institutions which allocate resources for veterans’ successful transition from military service to college enrollment. An institution receiving VETS Campus certification not only prioritizes outreach to veterans, but successfully delivers the services necessary to create a supportive environment where student veterans can prosper while pursuing their education. In June of 2016 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville was approved as a VETS Campus. – See more at:

2017 U.S. News & World Report Rankings “UT was recognized for its strong support for veterans and their families. UT is 31st among all public universities and 66th among all public and private colleges and universities. That’s an increase of 18 spots since last year” Read full story here in Tennessee Today


Purple Heart Designation

Purple Heart medalIn 2014, the University of Tennessee received a Purple Heart designation, the first school in the state of Tennessee to receive this designation and one of only six in the nation.

» Learn more at Torchbearer

Office Staff

Jayetta M. Rogers
Veteran Student Services
Coordinator & School
Certifying Official

Vickie Clark
Veteran Student Services
Assistant Coordinator &
School Certifying Official

Kathy Cooper Abbott

Assistant Registrar

Fax 865-974-8517

Veterans Resource Center (Tues, Wed, Thurs) 865-974-5420

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