Serving the Penn State Military Community

Our vision is that Penn State will be widely recognized and emulated as the example of what higher education can do to support and address the needs of our nation’s armed forces, veterans and their families.


For many veterans, the GI Bill is ‘life-changing’

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — When it was first enacted on June 22, 1944, near the end of the Second World War, the GI Bill changed the lives of veterans by giving them many benefits, including a tuition-free education. As the 75th anniversary of the GI bill approaches, this...

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Committed to education and service

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the College of Health and Human Development is sharing the stories of its students and alumni who balanced military service while earning their degrees, and how the experience has impacted their lives. IMAGE: Penn State Taylor Sapp served as...

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Moving forward with vision and leadership

As part of Military Appreciation Day, you can help us say “thank you” to those who have served by giving them a game-day experience they’ll never forget.


Thank you for your support! Special programs benefiting military personnel at Penn State. Game tickets provided to honorees including active or reserve U.S. military service members, veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Gold Star families residing in Pennsylvania. Presentations before and during the game honoring our military. A Military Appreciation tailgate before the game. Your gift will help to fund Penn State Military Service Members.

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