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Texas A&M System's 6th Annual Military Friendly Symposium:
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Best Practices for Military and Veterans Support and Services

The Texas A&M University System is committed to providing a welcoming environment, quality education and path to success for veterans, dependents and the military community. These Best Practices guidelines are based on a holistic approach and input from numerous veterans support organizations and universities. They provide an optimum framework for supporting those who have served their country in uniform, and whose unique experiences enhance their own lives and enrich those of their new academic families.

Best Practices for Military and Veterans Support and Services (516 KB)

Best Practices for Veterans Assessment Index (97 KB)

Veterans Support Office

The Texas A&M University System Veterans Support Office provides leadership, guidance and coordination of services and support for student veterans, dependents and military personnel within the Texas A&M System.  A continuation of the system’s Project Military Friendly, the VSO is a part of the Office of the Chancellor.

The VSO was formally announced in April 2011 by Board of Regents Chairman Richard A. Box. 

Contact the director, Rod Davis, at:

To contact other veterans services coordinators in the system, please click “Veterans Benefits Contact” in left-hand column on this page.

Veterans Benefits in the Texas A&M System

The eleven universities, seven state agencies, two service units and health science center within The Texas A&M University System are committed to helping veterans make the best choices possible while attaining the maximum assistance, guidance and support utilizing the new GI Bill and other programs.

Each A&M System member university offers veteran-friendly services through its admissions, registrar, financial aid or academic affairs office, or in specially designated veterans affairs offices.

You will also find helpful information on services for veterans, military and dependents in the "Resource Depot" in the left column on this page. 

Got Your 6 in Texas: Military Friendly Starts Here

Got Your 6 Campaign

The national Got Your 6 campaign ( was launched in 2012 by a coalition of nonprofit service groups and an array of Hollywood celebrities and industry leaders. The goal is to “bridge the civilian-military divide” and to enhance support for our military and veterans and their families, through six “Pillars” ranging from health to education.

The Texas A&M University System and its eleven universities were among the first 50 institutions of higher education to sign the Got Your 6 Education Pillar pledge of support for veterans. It was another benchmark in a long and honored history of ties to the American armed forces since Texas A&M was founded as a land grant college in 1876. The A&M System produced this video, “Got Your 6 in Texas,” to show that commitment from the chancellor’s office to every campus. A condensed version of the video was premiered July 24th at a special Education Pillar launch at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.