New Veterans Center opens

More than 600 UNT students received GI benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs last year, and the number is growing. To help these students find resources and adjust to university life, UNT’s Student Veterans Association and the UNT Veterans Center organized this spring and celebrated the center’s official opening in August.

The center and association are collaborating to direct veterans to resources in such areas as applying for financial aid and navigating the Post 9/11 GI Bill, says Bobby Lothringer, associate registrar and veterans affairs certifying official.

Events this fall include a Veteran’s Day celebration Nov. 11 and recognition of UNT’s service members during the Mean Green’s home football game against Army Nov. 21.

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