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 Veterans Services

Lisa Slater
Veterans Service Specialist

Harry S. Truman Community College provides targeted services that support U.S. military veterans, service members, and their families each year on their path to high​er education and a career.​                         

Services for the military-affiliated community:                           

Veterans Services Center provides support and referral services to students veterans, service members, and dependents and spouses.                           

Dedicated academic advisors​ assist students at every stage of their education.                          

Strategic partnerships with employers, four-year universities, and other veteran serving organization so our veterans experience smooth transitions to further college and careers.                           

Connections with organizaions providing services such as housing, employment, mental health, and workforce development.                         

Wellness Center provides free and confidential case management, counseling services, and help with time and stress management.                      

Access Center supports students with disabilities.                        

Career and Transfer Center helps students with job placements or work toward transferring to a four-year institution.                          

Financial Aid Office provides deferment letters for payment for students who have eligibility letters on file and process FAFSA.                          

Tutoring Center provides free peer, professional, and embedded tutoring services.                         

​Veteran Benefits - GI Bill® ​Spouses and Dependents Benefits
​1606 Montogmery GI Bill® 
(Selected Reserves)
Chapter 35 Survivors and Dependents                          
Educational Assistance (DEA)                          
​Chapter 30 Montogmery GI Bill® (Active Duty) ​Illinois MIA/POW Scholarship
​Chapter 31 Veteran Readiness and                         
​Transfer of Post 9/11 GI Benefits
​Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill® ​Fry Scholarship
​Illinois National Guard Grant (ING) Military Spouse Career
Advancement Account (MyCAA)​
​Illinois Veteran Grant (IVG)

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​All Students​​



Faculty & Staff

Veterans Services Specialist - Lisa Slater - (773) 907-4833 -                               

Veterans Benefits School Certifying Official - Allan Robertson - (773) 907-4470 -​                                        


Related Services

We understand the unique challenges veterans face when making the transition from military service to college life.                        

Contact Information

(773) 907-4833
(773) 907-4824
1145 W. Wilson Ave
McKeon Building Room 106D
Chicago , IL 60640
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Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

12-week classes start September 25