Welcome Veteran, Military and Prior-service Students

Association of Student Veterans

We would like to thank all military-connected students for your service, and welcome you to the University of Mary Washington.

If you have questions and would like to contact us about campus Veterans services and programs associated with serving our Veterans and dependents, please contact the UMW Veterans Liaison:

Chris “CJ” Porter
(540) 654-1659
Director of Transfer and Off-Campus Student Services
University Center Room 320B


Service members should speak with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling at UMW.




If you are using your military benefits for the first time, please complete the Request for Benefits Form. Once you have submitted this form, you should make contact with your school certifying official.

 Fredericksburg Campus, contact Patricia Sarkuti  
(540) 654-2140
Transfer Credit Coordinator
Lee Hall, Room 250
Stafford Campus, contact Ryan Hastings
(540) 286-8075
Veterans Liaison/Registration Assistant
This institution is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.