From its roots as an 1890 land-grant university, NC A&T has expanded and adapted to become a school fit for the 21st century and beyond. The University now has award-winning faculty, intensive research programs and community-focused initiatives, all while continuing to increase diversity.
Founded by an act of the North Carolina General Assembly on March 9, 1891, North Carolina A&T was the first college for people of color in the State of North Carolina. The University joined the UNC system in 1972 and boasts a current total enrollment of over 10,000 students. The university offers 177 Undergraduate, 30 master, and 9 doctoral degrees through its two professional colleges and seven schools.
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As part of the larger orientation for adult and non-traditional students, an all-inclusive veteran session takes place to address the needs of veterans. Students learn about their VA education benefits and financial aid options, managing wellness on and off campus, special veteran events and support programs. This is also an opportunity to meet North Carolina A&T faculty, staff and other student veterans making the transition to academic life.
The North Carolina A&T Office of Veteran and Disability Support Services (OVDSS) employs part-time student workers under the VA’s Work Study Program. VA Work Study students assist with record keeping for GI Bill certification and answering phones for the School Certifying Official. In addition, the student workers help design flyers and other marketing materials for the OVDSS programs.
Designed for working adults, NC A&T State University’s Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Camp Lejeune is a unique and affordable program that allows students to create their own concentration to meet their personal and professional goals. Learn more .
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The Office of Veteran and Disability Support Services is located in Murphy Hall, Suite 01. Student veterans and their dependents can get assistance with disability accommodations as well as information and updates on VA benefits and work study. The office also maintains relationships with university counseling, the tutoring center and health and wellness.
North Carolina A&T provides graduating student veterans with recognition stoles to wear during commencement. In addition, the commencement program indicates that graduates wearing the stoles are veterans of the armed forces
Admissions: Cheryl Pollard-Burns
Financial Aid: Sharon Patterson
GI Bill: Joshua Jones
Military Affairs Liaison: Eve Andree
SOC Representative: Sherri Avent
Student Affairs: Marc Williams
Tuition Assistance: Eve Andree
Veterans Services: Joshua T. Jones
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