Welcome Sonoran University of Health Sciences Veterans

To our Sonoran University Veterans: we are proud to have you here, and we thank you for your service!

Sonoran University's Naturopathic Medicine (ND), Master of Clinical Nutrition (MSCN) and Master of Nutrition Business Leadership (MSNBL) programs have been approved by the Arizona State Approving Agency for VA educational benefits and we participate in the Yellow Ribbon program.

Sonoran University is committed to providing the support needed to help our servicemen and women adjust to graduate school life. The mission of the Veterans Support Services Group (VSSG) is to facilitate a smooth transition from military life to our professional degree program by providing veterans a strong support system and centralized "vet-friendly" services.

The Veteran Support Services Group provides the direct support necessary for academic, personal and/or vocational success. Through coordination of college, local, state, and federal programs and series, the VSSG aims at providing comprehensive services information in one convenient place intended to assist veterans and their dependents achieve their educational goals.

In addition to the VSSG, the Veterans Support Services Team is composed of Sonoran University of Health Sciences faculty, staff, Student Veterans of America (SVA) group, and student services who want to ensure the needs of veteran students are met.

Contact Information and Resources

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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Military Assistance Mission's GI Gap Grant - This organization's mission is to help Arizona military members and their families in times of need. This specific scholarship is to assist with expenses while the military member is waiting for school benefits to start. The program is for service members starting school after service using their GI Bill(r) for the first time. The grant can be used to assist with bills such as food, rent, car payments, and utilities. Service members can apply directly at https://www.azmam.org/gi-gap-grant.php

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Principles of Excellence

On April 27. 2012, President Obama signed Executive Order 13607; Establishing the Principles of Excellence for educational institutions’ service members, veterans, spouses of veterans, and other family members.

Sonoran University of Health Sciences is committed to comply with the seven principles, continuing our dedication to helping our veterans and family members reach their educational goals.

Sonoran University Student Veterans Association

Click on this link to access Sonoran's Student Veterans Association's Facebook page.

Veterans Benefits Administration

Click on the link above if you would like to research, find, access, or (coming soon!) manage your VA benefits and personal information, visit and register at this site.

If you are needing to download your Statement of Benefits, click here: https://www.va.gov/education/about-gi-bill-benefits/


You can also receive updates on all things VA-related by following them on Facebook:


Click on "Like," then select "get notifications" from the drop-down menu.

If you (or someone you know) are looking for a job or an employer committed to hiring Veterans, please go here to register on the Veterans Employment Center (VEC).

The VA online application for health care benefits can be found at VA Benefits and Health Care. Veterans and other stakeholders can expect the application to be processed in less than one week. Those who prefer not to apply online may still mail in an application (VA Form 10-10EZ), or visit their nearest VA medical center of clinic to apply in person. For additional information or assistance with the application process, call 1-877-222-8387.

DVA's new site designed to help veterans learn about available benefits and services, and provides a clear path to applying for them. New content and services are being added weekly, so check back often!