Military Friendly Schools 2015

For 2015, UW-Stout was once again selected as a Military Friendly® School. This honor places us in the top 20 percent of all schools nationwide.

UW-Stout has been named a Military Advanced Education Top School for 2015 for its best practices in military and veteran education.

Military Advanced Education Top Colleges & Universities 2015 

Receiving Your Benefits

In order to receive veteran or military education benefits at UW-Stout, there are a few steps you must complete:

  1. Apply to UW-Stout

  2. Contact UW-Stout Veteran Services, a Military Education Liaison/Office, or your County Veteran Service Officer (CVSO) to determine which benefits you may be eligible for.

  3. Apply for benefits – Ensure you apply for benefits with ample time before a term begins. Applications can take extended periods of time before being approved, possibly resulting in delayed payments.

  4. Complete a Veteran Benefits Worksheet online. This worksheet is used to notify our office that you are enrolled in classes and are requesting us to process your benefits. It must be completed once per term/semester that you would like us to process your benefits

  5. Submit required paperwork. Each individual benefit requires different paperwork and applications. If you are unsure if you have submitted the correct paperwork, contact UW-Stout Veteran Services as soon as possible.

  6. Submit your military transcripts to UW-Stout

  7. Follow Up – If you ever have any questions or concerns, let us know how we can help

Contact Information

UW-Stout Veteran Services
109 Bowman Hall
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-1659
Fax: 715-232-2436

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm CST

John Bensend
Military Education Benefits Coordinator

Our Goal

UW-Stout welcomes all veterans and military service members. We are committed to doing our very best to ensure that each student receiving benefits has the tools and resources available to successfully achieve their educational goals.

We are here to serve you as a benefit recipient, and should you have any questions, concerns, or support needs, please let our office know and we will work to address your issues

Veteran Benefits Worksheet
Yellow Ribbon Program Application
Apply to UW-Stout
Plan a Campus Visit

VA Health Care

If you are a veteran with active-duty service, be sure to enroll in VA Healthcare. It is no cost and meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. Contact our VA representative with any questions or concerns:

Contact Information:
Bradley A. Foss
OEF/OIF/OND Rural Care Coordinator

Minneapolis OEF/OIF/OND Program
Program Website

Veteran Tassel