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Military Friendly 2014Best for Vets 2014

California University of Pennsylvania has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs and Best for Vets College by Military Times for 2014!


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.



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 December 2014 or January 2015.

IAVA September 11, 2014 VetTogether

Join us on Thursday September 11, 2014 at Lagerheads for our 1st IAVA VetTogether. For more information and instructions on how to RSVP, please visit:

For information on IAVA's programs, visit: or

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 or (724) 938-4076

Contact Us!

Office Of Veterans Affairs - POC: Mr. Robert Prah
Phone: (724) 938-4076

Global Online Armed Forces - POC: Miss Carolyn Clements

Appointments: *The CALU VA office is available for appointments or scheduled site visits during non business hours by contacting 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.

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).

Upcoming Events
9/11/2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cal U Veterans are hosting a VetTogether on Thursday September 11 at 5 p.m. at Lagerheads in Coal Center. What is a VetTogether? IAVA VetTogethers are empowering local events uniting IAVA members and their supporters. They take place on or around the 11th day of every month. Veterans Day is the... More
11/9/2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
RWA's "A Salute to the Troops" wrestling event will return to the Cal U Convocation Center on Sunday, Nov. 9! The wrestling event will feature more than 5 matches and will also honor several local Military & Veterans members of the Cal U community. For more information, please visit More

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