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Take a tour of the rich history of the U.S. military at Purdue University and get an introduction to on-campus services. This visual, detailed exploration is hosted by Purdue's Veterans Success Center and features archived images and poignant stories.

Below, find information on campus, local, and national resources for veterans, active military, and family and friends of those who have served our country.

Purdue Veterans Success Center

Purdue’s first-stop-shop for veterans and military students is composed of student and staff space in the Purdue Memorial Union where students can receive guidance about and access to military-related education benefits, opportunities for personal and professional development, and camaraderie with peers.

Purdue's Military Family Resources Center (MFRI)

MFRI conducts research and outreach for communities and professionals who serve military and veteran families. It collaborates to help shape policies, programs and practices that improve their overall well-being, as well as help communities and organizations use research and best practices to achieve their goals within the military and veteran space.

Lafayette VA Clinic

The Lafayette VA Clinic provides primary care and specialty health services, including mental health care, nutrition counseling, social work, and more to all veterans, active duty, and retired.

National Military Family Association

The mission of the National Military Family Association is to stand up for, support, and enhance the quality of life for every military family through bold advocacy, innovative programming, and dynamic and responsive solutions.

Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) is the office designated by Purdue to provide services, resources, and programs to facilitate equal access for disabled students, resulting in their full participation in curricular and co-curricular offerings.

County Veterans Service Offices

The County Veterans Service Offices are a local point of contact for veterans in their county to assist with all veteran issues. They work closely with the Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and various Veteran Service Organizations assisting veterans and their family members with benefits they may be eligible for due to their military service.

Career Services at the Daniels School
Transitioning and finding the right career is a journey, and one best taken in stages. Our process at the Daniels School of Business is to introduce you to a personalized career planning framework, expose you to campus and corporate research tools, and identify areas for bolstering your leadership, networking and functional skill sets.
VCS: Giving Back
Veterans Canteen Services is dedicated to serving U.S. veterans and their families or caretakers and improving their quality of life.

Additional Resources

Veterans Crisis Line

This crisis line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with confidential and qualified responders.

Call: 1-800-273-8255, Text: 838255, Chat Online:

Be There Peer Support 

Be There provides confidential peer support services for Active Duty, Reserves, National Guard and their family members.

Call: 1-844-357-7337, Text: 480-360-6188, Chat Online: