Armed Services & Military Community

Returning to College - Transition Concerns

Returning to college after Armed Services deployment can be a stressful and highly frustrating experience for some veterans (11 to 17%). Veterans coming out of extremely stressful combat conditions may find the transition to college life and academic demands a difficult personal challenge.

 Quite often combat veterans have signs of combat stress and PTSD before they are discharged from the Armed Service. They frequently avoid seeking help for combat-related stress and/or PTSD symptoms telling themselves they will handle their problems alone or at a more convenient time.


Treatments offered for military related combat stress and post-traumatic stress:

VA PTSD Decision Aid: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/decisionaid/compare.aspx 
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The Office of Student Counseling Services is here to offer support and facilitate change.