Stetson University

Veterans Resources

Numerous services and benefits are available for U.S. military veterans in the areas of tutorial assistance, and educational and vocational counseling. To learn more, see the links below or contact Laura Zuppo, certifying official and assistant dean of the Office of Admissions and Student Financial Planning (zuppo@law.stetson.edu), or Jennifer Fraser, certifying official and assistant director of Student Financial Planning (jlfraser@law.stetson.edu). You may also call our office at 727-562-7802.

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Veterans Services Checklist

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Yellow Ribbon Program | More Info
EBenefits - One-Stop Shop for online benefits information
Educational and Vocational Counseling

New GI Bill: Information | Benefits Calculator
Post-9/11 GI Bill: It's Your Future
Service2Scholars: A Florida Initiative to Transition Veterans
Credit for Military Training
Military Times
Law and Order - Student Organization
Student Veterans Organization
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service
United States Department of Labor
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Veterans' Home Loan Program
Veterans' Insurance
Post-9/11 GI Bill Facebook Page
Spouse Education and Career Opportunities

Searches for military friendly scholarships:
http://www.militaryfamily.org/our-programs/military-spouse-scholarships/

http://www.mcsfex.net/Default.aspx

http://aid.military.com/scholarship/search-for-scholarships.do

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Veterans Benefit Request Form - 2014-2015
Veteran Student Change in Benefits Form

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VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Office
800-827-1000, Ext. 7902
9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, St. Petersburg, FL  33731

Services

Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs
11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311-K, Largo, FL  33778

Florida Department of Revenue
850-717-6570
P.O. Box 3000, Tallahassee, FL  32315
Provides property tax exemptions to disabled veterans.

Florida Department of Transportation
850-410-5700
2740 Centerview Drive, Suite 1A, Tallahassee, FL  32301
Provides permits to disabled Florida drivers allowing free passage through toll gates.

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
850-617-2000
Provides military license plates and driver's license fee exemptions for disabled veterans.

Florida State Parks
850-245-2157
Provides discounts on entrance passes to active and honorably discharged veterans and their families.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
850-488-4676
Farris Bryant Building 620 S. Meridian St., Tallahassee, FL  32399
Provides the Military Gold Sportsman's license for a reduced fee to all active or retired military Florida residents.

MacDill Air Force Base
Base Operator 813-828-1110

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Bay Pines VA Healthcare System - St. Petersburg
727-398-6661
10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, FL 33744

James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital - Tampa
813-972-2000
13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612

Healthcare for Women Veterans
727-398-6661
Provides a variety of healthcare needs specific to women.
Location:
Bay Pines Health Care System
10000 Bay Pines Blvd.
PO Box 5005
Bay Pines, FL 33744

Readjustment Counseling Services
727-549-3633
Provides readjustment counseling services for Veterans who served in a combat theatre and for their family members and significant others.
Location:
St. Petersburg Vet Center
6798 Crosswinds Center Dr. N.
Gaslight Square, BLDG A
St. Petersburg, FL 33710

VA Vet Centers
Provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Several locations in the Tampa Bay area.

 

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Up to 15 Stetson Law student veterans can qualify to receive $5,000 each.

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Meet Alumni Veterans
Stetson Law is honored to be home to U.S. military veterans. Read profiles to learn more about a few recent graduates.


Veterans Law Institute Dedication


Students Win Best Brief Award at
National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition

Stetson Law students Diana Evans and John Henley, coached by Professor Michael Allen, won the Best Petitioner's Brief Award at the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 15-16, 2011. Evans also tied for the Best Oralist Award at the competition.

The competition is hosted by the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association and the George Washington Law School.  During the final round, the students argued in front of the actual judges of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

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