Pat Tillman Veterans Center

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Veteran students at Arizona State University (ASU)

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When you attend ASU as a veteran, you receive support through every step toward graduation. In their own words, student veterans share why they chose to be Sun Devils and what makes ASU so military friendly.

Arizona State University: Transitioning to Civilian Life

Transitioning to Civilian Life: Cliff Vellucci 

After a successful career in the Marine Corps, Cliff Vellucci returned to higher education to earn an education degree at Arizona State University. Now, as an assistant principal in an elementary school in Phoenix, Cliff continues his lifelong commitment to serve his community.

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ASU’s Team 42 

Arizona State University’s Pat Tillman Veterans Center coordinated Team 42, a group of student veterans who participated in Pat’s Run on April 22, 2017. Members of Team 42 ran in honor of an individual who reminds them of the spirit of Pat Tillman.

Watch this video to hear from some of the members of Team 42.



What being “military friendly” and one of the “best for vets” means at ASU

Why do Arizona State University and ASU Online consistently rank among the top universities for veterans? It's because at Arizona State University, we want veterans, active military members and their families to succeed, achieve their goals and move on to the next chapter in their lives. We welcome and value the leadership skills and ability to meet challenges that you honed while serving. That's what being a "military friendly" university means to us: we are your new team, and we’re here to support you, encourage you and have your back at every step. Join us!

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Arizona State University is proud to serve our military veterans and their dependents as they undertake the pursuit of their educational goals. The Pat Tillman Veterans Center honors the legacy of its namesake by providing a quality resource where our Sun Devil veterans can gather, find assistance, and receive the support necessary to ensure their success within the ASU community. 

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ASU President Michael Crow

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ASU named among best in the country for veterans
Media outlets regularly review four-year colleges and universities and rank them on school services considered the most important by student veterans. Read more.

 Pat Tillman Veterans Center 

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