These resources are provided as an addendum to the publication Helping Veterans Succeed: A Handbook for Higher Education Administrators. "Helping veterans succeed" is a concept that has come to include not only veterans but also their families with post-secondary education enrollment and persistence. Changes in federal statute and executive actions have greatly promoted the expansion of services toward veterans and their families. Since the Post-9/11 GI Bill was passed in 2009, close to 1 million veterans, service members, and eligible dependents have taken advantage of the educational benefits available to them.

Special thanks to David Smedley, Associate Director, Compliance and Policy, Office of Student Financial Assistance, The George Washington University, for providing content.

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