Military and Veterans Success Center


Director's Welcome

“On behalf of UT Tyler's military-affiliated student community, welcome to YOUR Military & Veterans Success Center! The MVSC exists to support you in your transition to and through our academic community. We are here as both a resource for your success, and an advocate to resolve any problems you may have. We provide service and resources to all military-affiliated students, including active duty, Reservists, and National Guard members, as well as spouses and children of service members and veterans. We look forward to seeing you in the MVSC and around campus!”

Coby Dillard | MA-HSC, CMCC, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs

The MVSC offers:

  • Student Support
  • Academic and Administrative Oversight of Federal and State Education Benefits
  • Collaboration with local, state, regional, and national military/veteran-serving organizations


2023-24 Military Friendly SchoolThe University of Texas at Tyler has earned the 2023-24 Silver Military Friendly® School designation. A Silver designation means that UT Tyler is within the top 20% of participating schools in the Tier 2 Research Institutions Category.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Schools Awards designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,800 schools participated in the 2023-2024 survey.  530 schools earned awards level designations in Gold, Silver, and Bronze.


The military affiliated student community at UT Tyler is grateful for the ongoing support of the below organizations. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact University Advancement.

Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation

The Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation focuses on providing help to wounded warriors who live in Texas. Over the last twelve years, the Foundation's Pro-Am golf tournaments have evolved into a long weekend involving 25-30 injured warriors annually and providing many opportunities for good food and R&R in Tyler. Texas golf Pro-Ams are also held in Amarillo and Horseshoe Bay.  Retreats with a spiritual emphasis are held twice a year benefiting the warriors and their families. An annual golf school is held in San Antonio with participants from the Warrior and Family Support Center at Brooke Army Medical Center. 

Rose City Marine Corps League

Members of the Rose City Marine Corps League join in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving traditions, promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service. Effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy. Voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen, FMF Chaplains, and former Marines, FMF Corpsmen and FMF Chaplains and their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.​