AIR, in collaboration with Student Veterans of America, will examine veterans’ experiences with, and perceptions of, having their learning recognized by a postsecondary institution as they try to obtain a postsecondary credential. The goals of the project are to develop a better understanding of the challenges veterans face in receiving recognition of their learning by postsecondary institutions, and to inform and support institutions’ efforts to address those challenges. Click here for more information.

Bodies of Work



This report examines student veterans' experiences with and perceptions of having their military learning recognized by a postsecondary institution.


This blog post presents four common factors that help foster a sense of belonging on campus for student veterans, as well as steps that postsecondary institutions can take to foster student veterans’ sense of belonging on campus.


This blog post discusses the many unique challenges that student veterans face as they pursue postsecondary education and how these challenges are similar to the challenges faced by adult students.


This blog post discusses the important role survey research can play in capturing diverse perspectives of military veterans – especially veterans of color and women.