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Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS)

VETS offers student veterans programs to maximize academic success.


Founded by Dr. Janet Bagby (Senior Lecturer, Education Psychology), VETS (Veteran Educational and Transition Services) is on a mission to promote the academic success of veterans at Baylor University. All Baylor students who are veterans are eligible for the free benefits offered through the VETS Program.

We understand that though veterans may have shared a common military culture, each student's experience is unique. Therefore, we have sought to partner with a range of departments and their corresponding resources in order to ensure that support is provided to the specific and unique challenges that our veterans face. Also, we recognize that our student veterans have a lot to contribute to the Baylor community. Our veterans bring developed leadership skills, discipline, global perspectives and tested hearts for service, just to name a few. VETS aims to support Baylor's veterans as they enrichen our Baylor community through sharing their insight and gifts within the classroom, campus and community. Veterans have served our nation, so now is the time to serve these students to ensure a successful transition from "salutes to sic 'ems!"

Baylor is ranked at No. 38 among national universities in the Best Colleges for Veterans ranking. U.S. News rates universities based on their participation in federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty service members pay for their degrees.

Baylor Earns 'Military Friendly' designation!!

Click on the link above to read the Lariat article with more information on this award!

Baylor Vet, Stephen Carl, honored as a Pat Tillman Scholar

From MedEvac to Lawyer. Read Stephen's story by clicking the link above.

VETS Brochure

A pdf version of the VETS Program brochure.

Focus Magazine

In this student publicized magazine, read about how Sean Donnelly and Ernesto Hernandez battle their PTSD.

Baylor Veterans make it to Waco News

Take a look at the first ever annual Turkey Bowl involving Veterans and Dependents here at Baylor

Success After Service

An article on veterans feeling comfortable at Baylor and their graditude for the VETS program at Baylor.

Follow us on Facebook: @BaylorVETS


February 8: Coin Recognition Ceremony