Videos and photos

The Pat Tillman Veterans Center is proud to celebrate and hear from our veteran and military students at special events throughout the year. Browse our photo and video galleries to see highlights from some of our favorite moments, and hear from current students about their experiences at Arizona State University.


Transitioning to Civilian Life

Veteran students at Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU Now videos

ASU student veterans on Memorial Day

Veterans 101

ASU Veteran Doctoral Students

National Tattoo Day

Video gallery

Congratulations, 2017 veteran graduates!

Congratulations to all student veterans who received their stoles in the spring 2017 ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Gammage Auditorium on the Tempe campus. Watch this video of some of our graduates and their families.

Congratulations, spring 2016 veteran graduates!

Recent ASU veteran graduates share their stories and how it feels to be accomplishing their academic degree goals.

The veteran stoles worn by ASU graduates were easily seen at the recent ASU commencement and convocation ceremonies. These new ASU alumni have met and overcome challenges to achieve their degrees. We are all proud of you. 

Veterans at ASU Lake Havasu

What makes ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City such a great place for student veterans? These veterans tell their ASU stories from the smaller college community in Lake Havasu.

How are student veterans and dependents affording college?

Do VA education benefits really work? Isn’t there a lot of paperwork involved? ASU student veterans share their best tips and experiences using benefits to pay for college.

The veteran dependent experience at ASU

One recent ASU graduate talks about being a military dependent and using VA education benefits to pay for college.

Celebrating our 2014 veteran graduates

Success! Listen to veterans celebrate graduation from ASU and share their excitement about their accomplishments.

Photo gallery

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Spring Commencement 2019

Thousands of Sun Devils walked across the stage at the 2019 Spring Commencement, and thousands of family and community members cheered them on. Veteran, active duty and dependent graduates alike all had a chance to shine at this emotional ceremony. Read about some outstanding graduates here, including veteran graduates Keaton Davis and Tomas Robles.

Honor Stole Ceremony 2019

At the end of each semester, the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and the ASU Alumni Association recognize student veteran graduates with the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony. Every year the ceremony grows larger, with more than 150 graduates and 700+ guests in attendance this year. It is a point of pride for our student veterans and their families.

Salute to Service 2018

In celebration of Veterans Day, Arizona State University proudly honors veterans and active members of the military with an annual series of events across the metro Phoenix campuses. With the theme Salute to Service through service, ASU’s 2018 Salute to Service events are dedicated to all Americans who serve, whether on the front lines of combat or the front lines of improving their communities.