Assumption College, a Veterans Administration-designated “Yellow Ribbon School” strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service, principles congruent with the brave women and men who have selflessly served our country with honor and bravery as a member of the United States Armed Forces.
Additional Information for Veteran-Students
VETERANS AT ASSUMPTION
Annual Veterans' Day Observance
Each year, the Assumption College community pauses to recognize and thank Veterans for their selfless sacrifices in service of our country. The event features an alumni guest speaker who served in the Armed Forces and each Veteran in attendance is honored with an Assumption College challenge coin. Recent Veterans' Day events have included the blessing and dedication of a Veterans' Lounge and the announcement of new programs that train students how to care for Veterans through the College's Special Ops: Service Members, Veterans, and Families (SMVF) program.
Assumption Named a 2019-20 Military Friendly® School
Assumption College is one of the nation’s best institutions for Veterans and has been recognized as a 2019-20 Military Friendly® School. This designation sets the standard for higher education institutions to best serve veterans and their spouses.
Understanding the challenges many Veterans face in pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree, Assumption offers customized academic counseling and support, a peer-to-peer Veteran mentoring program, programs to assist Veterans with post-graduate employment outcomes, and much more. The Veterans Success Committee ensures Veteran students have a voice on campus and a new Veterans Lounge provides a space on campus exclusively for Veterans to gather and support each other.
First-rate Academics in a Catholic College Setting
Assumption College strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the College pursues these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts that prepares students for professionally and personally rewarding lives of meaning.Our Mission