Military Veterans and Family Members

Northern welcomes veterans, active military service members and dependents.
There’s an important place for active military members, veterans and their dependents at Northern. We understand the unique needs of the military and we’re here to support your success.
Student Veteran Resource Center

The glass front of the Student Veteran Resource Center in Avera Student Center with desk and chairs

Veterans and active military members have their own space at NSU in the Student Veterans Resource Center in Avera Student Center 129, across from Einstein's Bagels, open during Student Center hours. 

The center offers:

  • VA benefits information
  • Tuition assistance information
  • Resources for navigating campus
  • Information on Northern's services
  • Quiet work or study space with comfortable seating
  • TV/DVD
  • Coffee
Veterans Employed at Northern
NSU graduate. Navy hero.

Navy Hellcat pilot Cecil Harris is memorialized in a statue on campus.

Toolkit for Veteran-Friendly InstitutionsSVA of America