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The VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program aims to help Veterans, Servicemembers, and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling, leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers.

VSOC Counselors ensure that military-affiliated students receive the support and assistance needed to pursue their educational and employment goals.


  1. Understanding your VA Educational Benefits (GI Bill) and how to apply.

  2. Career counseling and vocational exploration (training programs tailored to your interests and/or skillset).

  3. Information and referrals for VA and community based facilities.

  4. Integrating the VA in Veteran focused campus events.


  1. Servicemembers and Veterans eligible for any of VA's Educational Benefits (GI Bill) including Post 9/11 and Montgomery G.I. Bills.

  2. Servicemembers and Veterans attending training through VA's VR&E programs.

  3. Eligible dependents receiving VA Education Benefits including those using the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Meet your Counselor

VetSuccess Counselor
VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Counselor
1106D Monarch Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529
757-858-6154 ext. 30198

Personalized Career Planning and Guidance

Complete the Personalized Career Planning and Guidance application (PCPG), Department of Veterans Affairs Form 28-8832, and return it directly to the VSOC Counselor via email or in person.

Looking for a step-by-step process for applying to ODU? Click Get Started.