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.

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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.

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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.

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