Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey


The Institute is committed to providing support and resources for our veterans, including veterans' benefits to help finance your education. 


Finance your education using your Veterans benefits (GI Bill or Post 9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program)

Student Veterans of America

SVO Logo This site provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation



Military Transcripts - 


Vet Centers - For readjustment counseling services to veterans and families


US Dept. of Veterans Affairs - To sign up for VA medical care and inquire about medical facilities

Returning Service Members OEF/OIF - Specific VA benefits for OIF/OEF veterans

Military VA Loan - An independently owned, non-government site offering up-to-date information on current VA mortgage rates, purchase and refinance guides, eligibility information, energy efficiency opportunities, and more.

California Department of Veterans Affairs

Military.com - A commercial site that has compiled information that touches all facets of military interests and needs

The American Legion -

Career Center of Monterey County - Information on job placement, vocational training, career guidance and other veteran services

Monterey County Veterans Services Office - Provides advocacy, assistance and services designed to enhance the lives of Monterey County veterans

VA Monterey Clinic

Monterey County Veteran Resources Directory

Veterans Transition Center

Get Involved

Travis Manion Foundation - Mission to assist the nation's veterans and the families of Fallen Heroes

The Mission Continues Foundation - Empowering post 9/11 veterans to transition from military to leadership positions here at home

Wounded Warrior Project - Programs to honor and empower wounded warriors

In the Monterey County area, there are many helpful veterans' resources.

National Veterans Foundation


Veterans Support Graduate Assistant (your one stop shop)-

Office of Student Services

Veterans Benefit Verification

1 (888) 442-4551
(there may be a long wait time, be patient, this is the only way to get your official certificate of eligibility)


Devin Lueddeke
Email: devin.lueddeke@miis.edu
Phone: (831) 647-6543
Location: Casa Fuente Building

Financial Aid *(once you have your certificate of eligibility)

Email: finaid@miis.edu
Phone: (831) 647-4119 - Fax: (831) 647-6685
Location: Casa Fuente Building
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm

Veteran Faculty Mentor

Dr. Ed Laurance
Email: elaurance@miis.edu
Phone: (831) 647-4144
Location: 311 McCone Building

Veterans Organization

The VO is a student organization that exist as a resources for all veterans in the MIIS community. They work toward creating relationships within the local community and other academic and federal organizations.

President: Michael Sanford
Email: msanford@miis.edu


Pleural Mesothelioma - Provides information and resources and a patient advocacy program for veterans

Asbestos.com - Asbestos exposure and mesothelioma information. Works with individuals and their families to help them find local treatment centers, doctors and support groups, provide free informational resources, and help file VA claims.

Veterans resource on Mesothelioma.