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OVSS Mission Statement

The Office of Veteran Student Services (OVSS) is committed to enhancing the veteran and military connected student experience, supporting academic success, and providing services that assist in the transition from military service to higher education.

Veteran Student Services supports military connected students with services designed to promote career readiness, veteran health and wellness, and advocacy needed to succeed at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Our vision is that all veterans and military connected students succeed in higher education, attain their academic goals, and gain meaningful careers.

Vet definition

At the University of Hawaii at Manoa a “veteran” is any student, faculty or staff member, or alumnus who has served or serves in the armed forces of the United States of America as an active duty member, reservist, or national guard for any length of time.

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Contact Information

Office of Veteran Student Services
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2600 Campus Road
Queen Liliuokalani Center 310
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (appointments preferred)
Phone: (808) 956-2192

Upcoming Events
  1. Film Screening: Age of Consequences

    Oct 24 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Veterans Day Celebration

    Nov 8 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Donate to the Veteran Scholarship Fund

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The purpose of this fund is to support veteran and military connected students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Funds shall be used for costs associated with attendance (e.g. tuition, books, fees, etc.) The Office of Veteran Student Services understands and recognizes the unique needs of veterans and their families and has created this account to provide continued support for veteran and military connected student success.