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 (, or Jennifer Fraser, certifying official and assistant director of Student Financial Planning ( You may also call our office at 727-562-7802.


Veterans Services Checklist


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
College Scorecard
College Navigator
Paying for College


Searches for military friendly scholarships:


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


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

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

Florida Department of Transportation
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
Provides military license plates and driver's license fee exemptions for disabled veterans.

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

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
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
10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, FL 33744

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

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

Readjustment Counseling Services
Provides readjustment counseling services for Veterans who served in a combat theatre and for their family members and significant others.
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.

Veterans Advocacy Clinic
Stetson's Veterans Advocacy Clinic provides representation to Tampa Bay area veterans appealing decisions denying Veterans Administration disability benefits.


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

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Stetson and USF Form Partnership

Stetson Law and the University of South Florida are joining forces to help Florida veterans through supportive clinical services, collaborative student training and joint research. The collaboration will help veterans negotiate an often complex system so that they may secure disability benefits to which they are entitled.
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Veterans Advocacy Clinic

Stetson's Veterans Advocacy Clinic provides representation to Tampa Bay area veterans appealing decisions denying Veterans Administration disability benefits.
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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.
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Veterans Law Institute Dedication

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