Veteran and Military Affairs

Welcome to Florida International University's Veteran and Military Affairs office. This office is available to assist you in receiving your educational benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. We are also available to assist you in areas that will assure your academic success. Our main goal is to provide educational benefits and support to Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists, eligible dependents and spouses enrolled at FIU.


Veteran and Military Affairs
11200 SW 8th Street
TWR 100
Miami, FL 33199



Monday: 8 AM - 4 PM

Tuesday: 10 AM - 6 PM

Wednesday: 10 AM - 6 PM

Thursday: 10 AM - 6 PM

Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM

For University closure dates please check the Academic Calendar:

FIU Academic Calendar

    Veteran and Military Affairs News

    Serving female veterans

    Veteran Anais Cabezas ’15 was having a difficult time reassimilating to civilian life. But she found help through the Focus Forward […]

    Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

    On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

    FIU salutes our veterans

    Winston Churchill once said:” Never give up. Never give up! Never give up!! Never, never, never-never-never-never!'” That is the message […]

    New program helps FIU veterans transition into civilian careers

    Citi Salutes, Citigroup’s firm-wide initiative to support the veterans’ community led by Citi Community Development, joined with FIU today [...]

    Navy veteran makes triumphant return to civilian life

    Double-alumna Roya Gordon is a former intelligence specialist for the U.S. Navy. This month she starts a full-time job as a critical infrastructure [...]

    Peer-to-peer mentoring: Young people empower their contemporaries

    The word “mentor” typically conjures an image of someone older, an individual in a leadership position who shepherds a young […]

    Husband, wife military medics graduate together

    From enlisting in the service to walking down the aisle to walking across the stage at FIU’s graduation, Air Force […]

    Honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

    Memorial Day in Miami is often the unofficial start of summer, marked by Urban Beach Week and backyard BBQs. At FIU, 1,800 […]

    Veterans’ campus org helps returnees navigate college life

    A tour of duty in Okinawa gave then-20-something-year-old Cleanon Woods his first taste of the world outside his Midwestern hometown. The [&#8 [...]

    Cultivating success: FIU supports growing community of military veterans, minorities interested in farming business

    By Evelyn Perez and Alexandra Pecharich For more than 10 years, Garfield Jarrett proudly [...]