About Us

Veteran Student

The VITAL Team

Find contact information for the people who work in the VITAL Initiative.

Find Us

Consult a Google map to locate the VITAL Initiative Office.

What is VITAL?

The Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership (VITAL) is a Veteran- centered, results oriented, collaboration between the VA Medical Center (VAMC) and higher education. We strive to enhance academic retention and success. We understand the unique factors facing our Veteran students. We are here to help.

If you are a Veteran or concerned about a Veteran enrolled in SJSU, VITAL will partner with you to resolve issues and find resources, regardless of discharge status.

VAOur VA Values

  • Trust in the integrity of the VITAL Initiative and a commitment to its goals.
  • Respect, understanding, and sensitivity to your unique concerns.
  • Excellence in service delivery.
  • Compassion in all that we do.
  • Commitment to the highest principles and ethics.

The Smith-Carlos Statues in front of Clark Hall