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Office of Veterans Affairs
Information for Veterans
Northwest Missouri State University is approved for certification of students eligible to receive educational assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). The Certifying Official (SCO) will assist you in meeting the requirements of the VA Educational Assistance Program and act as a direct liaison between Northwest Missouri State University and the St. Louis Regional Office regarding payments of benefits
Financial Assistance Guidelines
University and State Sponsored Scholarships
You may find that your university experience is a lot different from your previous educational experiences. That's okay you're not alone. Maybe in high school you got good grades without really studying. Or maybe you're a little rusty on certain skills. Acknowledging that you can use some help and may need to learn some new study strategies is a big step. That is why we're here for you. We can assist you in the development of study skills, note taking, time management, healthy lifestyles, etc.
TRiO Student Support
The TRiO Student Support Services Program at Northwest Missouri State University is a federally funded student oriented learning assistance program that provides financial, career, personal and academic advisement to first generation, low-income and/or students with disabilities. SSS student members benefit from the use of a variety of program resources and individual interaction with Student Mentors and a highly dedicated program central staff. Program personnel strive to get to know student members well enough to suggest special opportunities based on individual abilities and needs.
Career Services provides career information to students and alumni exploring career opportunities; seeks to strengthen job search skills while continuing to establish and maintain relationships with employers in public and private schools, colleges, university, business, industry and government; provides active and effective settings for students to interact with employers in an effort to gain insight to the changing needs of the workforce; and offers support to the university community through feedback from follow-up surveys of graduates.
Health Services (Wellness Services)
Clinic Services delivers health and wellness care to all Northwest students through:
Personal Development & Counseling (Wellness Services)
Personal Development and Counseling Services at Northwest Missouri State University is a vital esource that can help students reach their full potential. We are located in the Wellness Services. Students use our services because they want to improve the way they live, learn, and grow. College is a perfect time to make changes in your life, consider who you are and who you want to be, and build on your strengths so you can fully flourish and thrive. PDC services are committed to promoting personal development and helping students to overcome obstacles that may interfere their relationships and academic progress.
The Advisement Assistance and Resource Office offers many services and resources to assist Northwest students with their academic questions and inform them of additional resources that help students decide on a major. Since 65% to 85% of all students change their majors during their university career, they can all benefit from becoming familiar with the Advisement Assistance and Resources Office early in their college career.
The Office of Campus Activities supports a unique and diversified list of activities and events throughout campus. Campus Activities, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, encourages and supports the growth and development of the whole student. As a leader in out-of-classroom learning, Campus Activities enhances the academic mission of the university through programs and resources that promote leadership, critical thinking, creativity, social interaction, team building, diversity and community. The knowledge gained through your involvement will also assist you in your academics, increase your satisfaction at college, and help you gain the skills to acquire that dream job after college!