Student Support Services

Get the Support for Academic Success at Norwich University

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Norwich University assists military Servicemembers and veterans every step of the way in their educational experience – from the application process all the way to graduation. We are dedicated to upholding the respect and dignity of our students, and it is our mission to provide exceptional service and accessibility to our military students. Our faculty, academic advisors, tutors, and mentors offer assistance with many aspects of your online learning experience, ADA support, and explaining different veteran and military resources.

Your Student Support Advisor - Your Advocate

Your first line of support is your student support advisor, who functions as your personal advocate for issues related to deployment, program requirements, course materials, university policies, and anything else that may impact your academic experience. If you are a military veteran, you have the added support of our experienced staff who will help you navigate the policies and resources specific to your military status.

Library Research and Resource Support

To help you succeed as an online learner, our dedicated distance-learning librarian and reference staff members provide research assistance via email, phone, and chat. Our staff can can give you access to books in print from our collection of over 140,000 titles and journal articles not available online to students through our material request services. If you have any technical questions or issues regarding your online program platform, you can reach out to our technical support staff members, who are available to help 24/7.

Graduate Writing Center
As a student enrolled in the history, military history, leadership, and business administration programs, you have access to a variety of online tools and resources to best navigate through course assignments and become an expert writer. Norwich alumni support you by providing writing tips and best practices through modules, forums, and assignment review. Grow your writing skills at ease, all accessible through the online classroom.

Additional Staff Working Together for You

Other key staff members include your admissions advisor, who can guide you through all the up-front processes and details surrounding program admissions, credit transfersVA certification, and financial aid. Once you begin your program, a program director and assistant director work behind the scenes to keep your curriculum relevant and ensure an optimal online classroom experience.

Additional support as an enrolled student includes areas such as:

  • ADA Advocate and Coordinator
  • Counselling and Emergency Services
  • Net Price Calculator
  • Department of Veterans Affairs – Educational Benefits
  • Montgomery GI Bill® – Active Duty (MGIB)
  • Tuition Assistance "Top-Up"
  • Montgomery GI Bill® – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
  • Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
  • Education and Training, Veterans Benefits Administration
  • eBenefits

Green Zone Training

Currently in progress, Green Zone training will bring awareness to Norwich faculty and staff about issues potentially facing active service members and student veterans. Training of Norwich faculty provides a greater understanding of:

  • The military experience and the emotional cycle of deployment.
  • Potential issues facing undergraduate/graduate student veterans and their families when transitioning from the military to civilian academics. 
  • Community resources available to our Servicemembers and veterans.

Green Zone training also ensures Servicemembers or veterans receive the appropriate on-campus and online resources to support their ongoing success.

  • New Student Orientation and Welcome Center
  • Grammarly Writing Application
  • Tutor.com Service Account
  • Library and electronic ebooks

Contact your Student Support Advisor for further assistance and questions.

 

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Credit Transfer

Transfer up to 90 semester credits for previous college coursework and military training towards your bachelor's degree.

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Scholarships & Aid

We provide scholarships for active duty military, veterans, and Norwich alumni based on merit, talent, or financial need.

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