OMAC is committed to connecting its military-affiliated community to the most meaningful resources (internal and external) to to fit your academic, social and professional needs.
- College Admissions
- Equal Opportunity Programs Office provides information and resources around sexual misconduct and prevention, affirmative action and access and equity. The Office for Military-Affiliated Communities is also located within the Equal Opportunity Programs office.
- UChicago Registrar Office
- Center for Diversity and Inclusion
- Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
- Student Disability Services
- Student Health, Counseling and Wellness
- Veteran Services in the Undergraduate College
Recreaton offered to military-affiliated persons are listed below.
Area VA Hospitals
Outpatient clinic locations can be found here
Chicago also has three Vet Centers located throughout the city and surrounding suburbs
- Chicago Vet Center
- 3348 West 87th Street, Suite 2, Chicago, IL 60652
- Chicago Heights Vet Center
- 1010 Dixie Highway, 2nd Floor, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
- Orland Park Vet Center
- 8651 West 159th Street, Or;and Park, IL 60462
OMAC can also help connect you to resources for housing, food, utilitiy payments and other needs. Please contact OMAC for assistance.
- Allen J Lynch Foundation
- A Safe Haven Veteran Village
- Catholic Charities
- City of Chicago Veterans' Affairs
- Chicago Veterans
- Chicago Resource HUB
- House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs List of Resources
- Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
- Illinois Veteran Benefits
- Illinois Joining Forces
- Veterans' Affairs Directory of Veteran Service Organizations
- Veterans' Affairs of Cook County
- Volunteers of America
VA GI Bill Information
- VA Education and Training Site
- VA Education Handouts and Forms
- VA GI Bill FAQ's
- Payment Rates and Comparison Tool
- VA Post-9/11 GI Bill Summary
- Veterans Benefits Administration Chicago Regional Benefit Office
Veterans Employment Resources
- American Job Center Resources for Veterans
- Feds Hire Vets
- Military OneSource Transition Assistance
- Military.com Veteran Employment Center
- U.S. Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program
- U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Benefits
- USAJOBS for Veterans
- Veterans Employment Toolkit
- Veterans of Foreign Wars "Sports Clips Hero Scholarship" provides service members and veterans with financial assistance they need to complete their educatiional goals without incurring excessive student loan debt.
- The AMVET National Scholarship Program is designed for those veterans who have exhausted the resources of the G.I. Bill. Applicants must have been honorably discharged, and must be attending an accredited college, university or technical school. The award is $1000 per academic year, renewable for up to three years.
- The Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship is available to all veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart. The program is also open to widows and dependents of those service-members who have been awarded the Purple Heart posthumously. Award amounts vary, and are based on financial need.
- The American Legion Scholarship is available to all veteran members of the legion who are pursuing their undergraduate studies at an accredited college or university. Annual awards are $1000, and eligibility is determined by financial need.
- The Pat Tillman Foundation offers the Leadership Through Action – Tilman Military Scholars program which provides financial assistance to veterans and active-duty military who wish to start, continue, or finish their college education. Award amounts vary, and eligibility is determined by merit as well as financial need. Applicants are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA, and must submit two essays for consideration.