Metropolitan State University's Veterans and Military Student Services provides a comprehensive support system to veterans, active service members, and military family members throughout their academic journey. The Veterans and Military Student Services department consists of a full-time coordinator and a certifying official that will help ensure that your benefits are used properly while attending the school. The team paves the way for a successful transition into a higher education environment by connecting students with the resources and support needed to make their time at Metropolitan State a successful one. Services offered include: Benefits application assistance College credits for military training Federal and state education benefits advising VA certification of registered courses Campus and community advocacy Call to active duty policy assistance Veteran student lounge and study area in Founders Hall, Room 201 Goal setting and GPS LifePlan Priority course registration Metropolitan State is also a proud Beyond the Yellow Ribbon University, a designation held since 2013. Beyond the Yellow Ribbon is a resource network that serves all service members and their family members, before, during and post-deployment. Our BYR committee hosts and participates in events focused on building community, educating students, and honoring veterans.