Community Resources for Veterans & Military Families
If you are a veteran or know a veteran who is in emotional distress or thinking about suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at (800) 273-TALK (8255) and press 1 for veterans.
The information on this page provides access to SOU, community, and national resources that students have found helpful in the past. The organizations or links are not affiliated or endorsed by Veterans and Military Family Resources or by SOU. If you have a helpful link and would like to share it, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty & Staff Resources
Military Cultural Competency
Veterans Data & Statistics, and Research
Veteran Affairs Resources
SOU Syllabus Statement Regarding Service
Statement on Military and Other Forms of Active Service Duty
Pursuant to Oregon law, any student enrolled at a public university who is a member of the military, state National Guard, or other federal or state service protected by ORS 352.293 who is ordered to active duty for more than 30 consecutive days has the right to request accommodation for such service, subject to the conditions and requirements of applicable Oregon law or regulation. Such accommodations may include, but are not limited to, the right to withdraw from a course without penalty, a grade of Incomplete and option to complete at a later date once service has concluded, and/or the right to credit for any tuition and fees already paid, depending on the student’s status.
Any student enrolled at a public university who is a member of the military, state National Guard, or other federal or state service protected by ORS 352.293 who is ordered to active duty for fewer than 30 consecutive days and misses a course session, assignment, examination or other course work due to serving on active duty or is receiving medical treatment for an injury sustained on active duty has the right to request accommodation for their service or medical treatment, subject to the conditions and requirements of applicable Oregon law or regulation. Such accommodations may include, but are not limited to, the right to submit any missed examination, assignment or other course requirement upon completion of service or treatment; and/or the right to have a course grade assigned without submitting missed assignment or examinations, should the instructor determine that sufficient work has been assessed for the determination of a grade.
Any student who expects to be called for active duty should contact instructors as soon as possible to discuss accommodations, they should also notify the email@example.com for assistance.