Student Services

Forms Deadline
Morgan Hall picture in the spring

The Early bird renewal deadline for VA benefits and accommodation requests is November 18th for priority processing.

Service Request FormsVeterans Information Sheets

Activities and Events

Activities and Events for Student Veterans and Students with Disabilities:

PTSD Awareness Chili Cook-OffWorkshop- VA Medical Center Representative

Student Services at Washburn

Student Services is located in Morgan Hall, Suite 105.

The mission of the Student Services Office is to enhance students’ self-advocacy skills by providing opportunities, balanced with challenge and support, for accessibility to campus programs and services relevant to their needs.  We provide and coordinate relevant services for students with disabilities, veterans, and non-traditional students.

Disability Services  

The Student Services Office assists in arranging accommodations and for identifying campus resources for students with disabilities.  New to Washburn and want to know how to begin utilizing services? Take the next step here

New Student Orientation

The college experience at Washburn University begins with New Student Orientation (NSO).  During your first year at Washburn, you will meet with many new challenges and opportunities, so we encourage you to register for a one-day orientation session.  New Student Orientation has been designed to assist new students in developing an understanding about the transition students will make to college and to enable success at Washburn.

Are you new to the Washburn experience and plan to attend New Student Orientation and accommodations are needed for individuals with disabilties?  Please contact the Student Services Office at 785-670-1629 for assistance.

Veterans Services

The Student Services Office helps veterans and their dependents in applying for Veterans Administration educational assistance programs and submitting enrollment certifications for VA educational benefits while currently attending the University.  “What’s the next step?” you ask.  Veterans Services is the ticket for detailed information on the Montgomery GI Bill, Post-9/11 GI Bill, or other military educational assistance programs in place at Washburn.

Non-Traditional Students/Adult Learners

Students are invited to visit with Student Services staff on any non-traditional related questions or concerns.  Interested in starting a non-traditional student organization?  Simply email us for an appointment.


Join us on November 11, 2016 at 11:45 am at the Vietnam Memorial Site (SE corner of Morgan Hall) as we honor members of the Armed Forces for their sacrifice and service.2016 Veterans Day Ceremony Flyer

Join student veterans with the WU Veterans Organization at a family friendly tailgate during the Homecoming game on 10-29-16 at 10 a.m.  Donations will be accepted and all proceeds benefit the WU Veterans Organization.

2016Homecoming tailgate with student veterans flyer

Tailgate with student veterans and support the Washburn Veterans Organization while you watch the WU vs. Fort Hays State football game on 10-15-16 @ 10:00.m.

Flyer with details about the tailgate opportunity

Free Law Clinic availible to veterans on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to NOON:

law clinic flyer

Topeka Metro is proud to once again announce that during the month of November, active duty military personnel and veterans can ride the Topeka Metro fixed route service for free by showing the bus operator their veteran ID when boarding the bus.  Valid identification includes:

     ~Military ID               ~Driver's License with "VETERAN" stamp on it

     ~Form DD-214         ~Veteran's Identification Card (VIC)

Service is available to all branches of the U.S. Military: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy.  All of Topeka Metro fixed route buses are ADA accessible.

For route information, please call 785-783-7000 or go to

Veterans ride metro bus free

Questions about services and resources?  Stop by Mabee Library, Room 204 on Friday, September 16, 2016, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM and talk with a respresentative from the VA Medical Center.Workshop on 9-16-16 VA Medical Center Representative

Questions about VA educational benefits and/or programs?  Curious about resumes and tips and job searching?  Stop by Mabee Library, Room 206 B, on Tuesday, May 3rd, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM and talk to a KS National Guard Educational Services Officer or a Westar Energy Veteran Recruiter.  While you are there grab a free slice of pizza and mingle with other student veterans!

American Flag with workshop information

Learn more about PTSD: The VA Medical Center is hosting a presentation on the treatment and diagnosis of PTSD on Tuesday, April 12th from 2:00 PM to 3:00PM in Mabee Library, Room 206 B.

PTSD Awareness:a bear checking out a video camera

A KS National Guard Educational Services Officer will be available in Mabee Library, Room 206 A on Tuesday, March 29th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM to answer any questions you may have regarding benefits, programs, etc.

Veterans Workshop flier

Are you a veteran and looking for employment?  Join us at the Veterans Job Club in Mabee Library, Room 206A on March 10th from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM.

Veterans Job Club flier

A Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by the Washburn Student Veterans Organization, is scheduled on February 4, 2016 from Noon to 2:00pm in Mabee Library.  Come support the veterans organization via a donation to sample and vote for your favorite chili.

Chili Cook Off flyer

Questions about services and resources?  Stop by Mabee Library, Room 204 on Friday, September 16, 2016, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM and talk with a respresentative from the VA Medical Center.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Veteran's Day ceremony

Traditionally held on 11/11.

Questions/Concerns/Ideas for this year's ceremony?