Student Services and Resources

VA Student Resource Room

The VA student resource room is located in the Academic Services Center, Suite 1365 and can be used by students during open hours. The room has a lounge area and tables for study groups. It can also be used as meeting space.  If access is needed after hours, please make arrangements at the Office of Veteran Affairs. 

Student Veterans of America

The USA Chapter of Student Veterans is a student organization made up of veteran student attending USA. Please go to their Facebook page www.facebook.com/usa.svo for more information.

Physician Assistant Studies

The physician assistant profession has its roots in the military.  The first physician assistant class was begun in 1965 by Dr. Eugene Stead of the Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina, and was composed of former U.S. Navy hospital corpsmen.

USA is dedicated to recruiting and accepting veterans into the program. Please contact the USA Physician Assistant Office/Department for additional assistance. 

VA Work Study Program

The veteran work study program is designed to offer part-time work to veterans, service members, and dependents who are currently receiving VA benefits. Duties include but are not limited to assisting in the processing of VA certification, assisting in maintaining veteran's files, and entering VA student data into electronic information systems. The students also brief newly enrolled students and assist them in applying for benefits and understanding admissions and financial aid processes. These workers also serve as mentors for incoming students making the transition to USA.

For more information, please contact the Coordinator for the Office of Veteran Affairs.

Scholarships

Alabama G.I. Dependents' Scholarship Guide

  • Veterans Caucus Scholarship

This Scholarship is provided by the members of the Veterans Caucus and recognizes the achievements of an outstanding veteran of one of the seven branches of the Uniformed Services who is currently enrolled in PA training.