What you need to know

Listed below are some additional resources for MIT veterans in the areas of financial assistance, health and well-being, higher education advocacy, deployment and family readiness, and academic records.

Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services

The Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services advocates on your behalf to provide quality support services and to direct an emergency financial assistance program for veterans and their dependents who are in need.

Massachusetts VSO Search

Veterans’ Service Officers (VSOs) are veterans located in cities and towns across Massachusetts. Your VSO can help you and your family access benefits such as Chapter 115 financial assistance, healthcare, housing, and education.

Home Base

Home Base is a multi-disciplinary team of experts working together to help service members, veterans and their families heal from the Invisible Wounds: traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress (PTS), and related conditions.

Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America (SVA) is the premier organization leading service, research, programs, and advocacy for veterans in higher education.

Military OneSource

Military OneSource is a defense-funded program covering tax services, spouse employment help, webinars and online training, relocation, deployment tools, and more.

Joint Services Transcript (JST)

JST is the joint services transcript used by institutions to validate service members’ military occupational experience and American Council on Education (ACE) credit recommendations. It replaces the Coast Guard Institute Transcript, the Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS), and the Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART).