Veterans Center


The Center for Veteran and Military Services is Westminster College's central location for serving veterans, dependents, and other military students. The center includes:

  • A full-time, dedicated director focused on providing a comprehensive program of support, services, and outreach to the Westminster military community
  • Office space to host representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Westminster Financial Aid Office and Counseling Center, etc.
  • Complimentary computer, copier, and printer access for student use
  • A lounge area for students to take breaks in between classes or study sessions
  • A judgement-free space for peer mentorship and camaraderie
  • Coffee bar, snacks, and microwave access
  • A conference/study lobby for meetings and tutoring

staff talking outside the veterans center

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Best Colleges for Veterans 

U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Contact

Veterans Center

The center can answer questions regarding VA Benefits, admissions, financial aid, and on-campus veteran resources. For more information, contact:

If you prefer, you can submit a question to the Veterans Center and someone from the center will contact you.

Other Campus Services

Disability Services and Testing Center

Westminster College provides equal access to higher education for academically qualified students with physical, learning, or psychiatric disabilities. Disability Services works with departments throughout the college to help ensure that programs and facilities are accessible to all members of the college community. For more information, contact:

    Jody Katz's Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling Disabilities from the University of Arizona (2000)
    • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (certified since December 2000; certification number 45828)
    • Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (State of Utah; active license number 10754237-6101)
    • 22 years experience working in secondary and post-secondary education, as well as state vocational rehabilitation and private, non-profit disability services.

    Financial Aid

    In addition to G.I. Bill and Tuition Assistance, the Financial Aid Office can assist in helping you to understand the complexities of the financial aid process. Financial aid opportunities (merit- and need-based) are available to help make a private Westminster College education accessible for you and your family. While the steps can seem daunting, Westminster provides the information you need to understand and apply for loans, scholarships, FAFSA, financial aid, and more. For more information, contact:

    Veteran’s Advisor

    The veteran’s advisor is an academic advisor who can help support, advise, and advocate for military-affiliated students. For more information, contact:

    Frances Peacock's Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in English with minors in Speech and Sociology
    • Master’s degree in English with focuses on teaching writing to underprepared students and creative writing
    • 27 years experience teaching in higher education as an adjunct and as full-time faculty
    • 22 years experience advising students in higher education
    • 9 years experience teaching at Westminster College as an adjunct
    • 8 years experience advising students at Westminster College