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The staff of the California University of Pennsylvania Office of Veterans Affairs (CALU VA) welcomes all Veterans, eligible dependents, Service-members of the National Guard and Reserve component and Active Duty Service-members to California University of Pennsylvania. Your benefits are designed to assist you as you work toward your education goals at California University of Pennsylvania.

The CALU VA main campus office is the primary resource center for California University of Pennsylvania's Main Campus, Southpointe Campus and Global Online program. The information on these web pages apply to the CALU VA main campus and are subject to change. In the event that you are unable to visit campus during regular scheduled business hours, please contact the CALU VA via e-mail. Someone will assist you within 24-48 hours.


Announcements

Office Location Change!

CALU VA - The Office of Veterans Affairs has temporarily moved to the 3rd Floor of the Manderino Library, Room 317. The Veterans lounge is currently located in Manderino Library, Room 316. The Office of Veterans Affairs is expected to return to Carter Hall in July or August 2015.

"Salute to the Troops II" November 9, 2014

The Office of Veterans Affairs & Cal U Veteran's Club would like to thank all of our sponsors and supporters for making the November "Salute to the Troops" event a success. Plans are underway for a "Salute to the Troops 3" in November 2015. A complete list of sponsors and supporters will be made available in a few weeks. Please check back for updates. Thank you!

Banner project honors YOUR Veteran or Service member

Honor the military service of a colleague, friend or family member with a banner that will be displayed on the California University of Pennsylvania campus in November 2014. Orders are being accepted NOW for these colorful banners honoring past or current military service. Businesses are invited to sponsor individual banners.

Read about the Cal U banners project and download order forms HERE 

For more information, contact veterans@calu.edu or (724) 938-4076

GI Bill® Comparison Tool

Cal U students who are eligible or utilizing VA education benefits such as the GI Bill® are advised to compare benefits and costs of programs through this tool. This tool will provide you with information such as total costs, out of pocket expense, eligibility and much more. Please click HERE to access the comparison tool.


Contact Us!

Office Of Veterans Affairs - POC: Mr. Robert Prah (G.I. Bill, campus Military & Veterans programs)
Phone: (724) 938-4076
E-mail: veterans@calu.edu  

Global Online Armed Forces (Tuition Assistance & In-state Tuition Coding)
E-mail: gomilitary@calu.edu

Appointments: *The CALU VA office is available for appointments or scheduled site visits during non business hours by contacting veterans@calu.edu with your name, information being requested, and time, date and location for visit. The CALU VA requests at least 48 hours notice for scheduling non business hour appointments.

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Cal U fall 2014 VA work study students

Pictured above are 3 of the VA Work-study students assigned to the Office of Veterans Affairs at California University of Pennsylvania for the fall 2014 semester.

From L-R: Robert Milhoan (Operation Iraqi Freedom / Army Veteran); Joseph Bryan (Operation Iraqi Freedom / Army Veteran) and Benjamin McCurdy (United States Army Reserve Soldier / Army R.O.T.C. Cadet).

News RSS
12/10/2014
Col. James F. Chisholm will transfer command to Lt. Col. Ros L. Gammon IV at a traditional military change-of-command ceremony 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Cal U Convocation Center. Both servicemen are Cal U alumni.
12/9/2014
On his first visit to campus, retired Army Master Sgt. Samuel Morris discovered that Cal U more than lives up to its advertising Morris, a resident of Tacoma, Wash., who studies through Cal U Global Online, last month received the 2014–2015 Col. Arthur L. Bakewell Veterans Scholarship.

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More Info

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill

VA Enrollment Forms & Cal U Recognition

Fall 2014 Application for Enrollment

Winter 2014 Application for Enrollment

Spring 2015  Application for Enrollment

Military Friendly 2015

California University of Pennsylvania has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs for 2015.

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