Veterans Resource Center

Bridge the gap between military and civilian life. Get the education you need for your next mission.
The Veterans Resource Center is available by phone and email.
Call (360) 867-6254 or email

The Veterans Resource Center will help you receive all the benefits you have earned through your service to our country. We serve all military, dependents, and veterans with respect, compassion, and confidentiality.

Welcome to Evergreen

This is the only place you need to go if you have questions or have a problem you need help with. If we can’t answer your question or fix your problem, we’ll find out where it gets fixed and give you the shortest path to get there. We look forward to helping you realize your educational and career goals.

We’re located on the first floor of Evans Hall in room L1002. The Veterans Lounge is right next door in room L1005. It's the place for vets to meet, relax, have a cup of coffee, warm up their lunch, watch TV, use a computer, and more. Kind of a mini USO right on campus. 

Our hours

Monday: 8 am - 1 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 1 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm

Reach us by email at or call 360-867-6254. If you get our voicemail do leave us a message.

Again, welcome to Evergreen, let us know if you have any questions or need anything.

Why Evergreen?

  • Affordable
  • Challenging
  • Flexible
  • Transfer Credits
  • Credit for Military Experience

Everything You Need

Connect with everything you need to get started and succeed in college.

  • Advice about educational and career options to help you continue a career direction or take a new one;
  • Document and obtain credit for military training, including assisting you in getting a copy of your military transcript;
  • Understand and apply for your educational benefits, or if you’ve already used these benefits, exploring other funding options that may be available to you;
  • Dependents understand and make use of their benefits; and
  • Acquire and file any needed forms or records (e.g. 22-1995 or DD-214).

We understand that veterans may have distinctive challenges, including PTSD, TBI, other injuries or circumstances. We’re familiar with those challenges and can help.

Contact us if you have questions or just want to chat about your education.

Learn more about mental health resources.


Student Cara Myhre works on a sculpture while seated at a desk

Student Cara Myhre (above) came to The Evergreen State College after a 10 year career in the Army. She is interested in becoming an art therapist, and towards that end she enrolled in the program Narrative Objects. The class, taught by faculty Jean Mandeberg and Steven Hendricks, incorporates fine metal and book arts and examines ways in which objects can participate in, contain, and create narratives. The miniatures project assigned for this class inspired her to reflect on the time she served in the active war zone of Iraq in the early 2000s.

Evergreen is Vet-Friendly

Military Friendly SchoolsNationally recognized

As a nod to military tradition and a sign of camaraderie, veterans in the Evergreen community can obtain a challenge coin. (Read a brief history of challenge coins; Evergreen's was established in 2009.)

Evergreen challenge coin design

Evergreen's programs are approved by the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) for enrollment of persons eligible to receive educational benefits under Title 38 and Title 10 USC. 

Veterans of Evergreen Transition and Support (V.E.T.S.)

We have a group of students, faculty, and staff who monitor, raise awareness, establish processes and advise the Evergreen community in matters related to the needs of veterans.

We also offer campus tours, information sessions, and lunch thru the JBLM transitions team.