There are many benefits available to you as a Pitt veterans student. OVS can help you navigate your military education benefit and serve as a liaison between you and the VA Regional Processing Office. Your benefits include the following:

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GI Bill®

As a veteran, you and your family are eligible for educational benefits under the GI Bill®.

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Dependent and Spousal Benefits

OVS isn't just for veterans. We also assist the dependents and spouses of military servicemen. 

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Tuition Assistance

Veterans tuition assistance programs can make the cost for many Pitt veteran students more affordable. Eligible individuals can also receive in-state residency for tuition purposes and in-state tuition for veterans and dependents (per Section 702 of the Choice Act and PA state Act 11).

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Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships and various awards are available to Pitt military-affiliated students through the Office of Veterans Services. 

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Preferred Course Scheduling

Veteran students receive course scheduling preference at public institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania.

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Career Resources

OVS coordinates with local employers to find opportunities for veterans. In addition to hosting Employer Networking workshops, OVS fosters relationships with employers in order to identify job openings that are well suited for Pitt's veteran students.