Teaching Student Veterans

Are you looking for resources to help you support student veterans in your class?

  • Participate in the Teaching and Advising Student Veterans Workshop held in November as a part of Veterans Appreciation Week. This workshop is organized by the Office of Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs, and is open to instructors, students, and staff.
  • Listen to student veterans' stories about their experience in Brown classrooms.
  • Explore the resources on this page to learn about classroom practices, about military life and transitioning to civilian life, and about campus resources for instructors.

A snapshot of student veterans on campus

  • 18 undergraduate veterans and ~35 graduate/medical school veterans
  • veterans make up 0.3% of the undergraduate student body, compared with 3% at other area schools at 1% at private universities
  • represent 22 concentrations, most popular are: 
    International Relations
    BEO
    Computer Science
    Middle Eastern Studies
  • eighty percent of student veterans are older than age 25
  • many student vets are married and several have children
  • Brown anticipates a growing number of student veterans as we ramp up our recruiting efforts

Read about classroom practices that support student veterans

Learn more about military life and student veterans' perspectives

Campus resources for instructors