CU Anschutz's Boots to Suits services
include our world-class professional development program and academic
support services that assist veterans as they transition from the
military to the classroom and from the classroom to the workforce. We're
committed to supporting student veterans as they work to achieve their
academic and professional goals. Boot to Suits resources include
peer-to-peer mentoring, individual professional development counseling
and mentorship, mental wellness support, tutoring assistance, and
scholarships. Students who utilize CU Anschutz’s Boots to Suits services
are primed for academic and professional success and to become leaders
in our community.
Boots to Suits
Academic Support Services
The academic side of the Boots to Suits
program is dedicated to supporting veterans' success in the classroom.
Meeting academic goals and requirements are vital steps in the
transition from the military to the classroom and then on to the
workforce. We offer resources at CU Anschutz including, mentor programs, tutoring, veteran-specific
orientation guidance, and Student Veterans of America organizations.
New & Transfer Students Q&A
Q&A session for all military-connected students. Get answers about the VA benefit process, residency petitions, finding a tutor, locating resources, and much more from our professional staff in a virtual session tailored just for you!
We have a variety of tutoring options available for both in-person and remote sessions. Whether you need to ask a quick question or need a weekly tutor, we want you to find the help you're looking for. Boots to Suits offers free tutoring to student veterans
for any course and all subjects. Request a tutor or email TutoringForVets@ucdenver.edu.
VMSS offers various workshops to help students be academically successful. We are currently developing our 2021-2022 Workshop schedule. Please check back soon to register.
Peer Advising for Military-Connected Students
Peer advisors serve as the primary point of contact for their advisee. They serve as role models and are expected to perform to high standards. We recognize that the transition from the military to the civilian world can be paved with uncertainty. Our goal is to ease that transition burden on incoming students so they can focus on their studies.
Student Veterans may be eligible for core credit depending on their service. If you would like to have your military experience evaluated please
complete the Military Experience Form, email it along with your DD214 to firstname.lastname@example.org for
Veterans, active-duty military, and military-connected students are encouraged to apply for scholarships to help fund their education. These funds can be used in addition to your VA and DOD education benefits.
Find and Apply for Scholarships
Boots to Suits
New Student Benefit Brief
All students using education benefits for the first time are encouraged to attend a new student benefit brief to ensure they have the information necessary to maximize their education benefit.
Please email email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
Regularly scheduled monthly sessions will resume at a later date.
Boots to Suits
Professional Development Program
Currently accepting applications for the 2024/2025 Cohort.
This is a one-year cohort program beginning in the fall semester and continuing through spring semester. Open to any current student veteran who are juniors, seniors, or first-year graduate students. This program will address the following topics:
- Translating Military Experience
- Job Searching Strategies
- Networking and LinkedIn
- Resume/Cover Letter
- Interview skills
- Career growth and preparation counseling
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At the end of the program and upon successful completion of all requirements, student veterans will be gifted the business suit of their choice (availability based on VMSS selected vendor).
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 website at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.