UWF VetSuccess on Campus

The VetSuccess on Campus program is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and University of West Florida (UWF). The goal of the program is to help military Veterans and eligible dependents of military Veterans make a smooth transition to college life and to successfully complete their educational goals.

The VA has placed a full-time, experienced Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor on campus at UWF. This counselor serves as a one-stop liaison for Veterans, active duty military and eligible dependents who attend or plan to attend UWF.

The VetSuccess on Campus Counselor (VSOC), Rebecca Baisden, is located in Building 38, Room 147. She is available daily Mon-Fri from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm to help with any questions one might have regarding:

Information on VA benefits, to include:

  • GI Bill®
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • eBenefits
  • Disability Compensation
  • VA Medical Care
  • Home Loan
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Resume Development

Rebecca can be reached at (850) 474-2550, rebecca.baisden@va.gov or rbaisden@uwf.edu.  Visit the VetSuccess on Campus Facebook page for information on upcoming Career Fairs, Job Information, UWF and VA News.

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