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Veterans Affairs at BHSU

Tuition Reduction

Black Hills State University offers reduced tuition rates for all current and active military men and women enrolled in courses at the University Center-Rapid City (UC-RC).

The reduced tuition rate will begin in January 2015.

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Troops to Teachers

Find out more if you are interested in teaching, preparing to teach, or are currently teaching. This program includes a $5,000 stipend, a $10,000 bonus, and assists current teachers in obtaining additional endorsements. Learn more...

In the news:

BHSU continues commitment to supporting student veterans
In an effort to continue its support of student veterans, Black Hills State University will display veteran friendly signs in areas on campus that have committed to maintaining a friendly environment for student veterans and their dependents.
BHSU to place flags on campus green to honor student veterans
The campus green at Black Hills State University will be transformed into a sea of red, white and blue as 200-plus American flags will be placed to honor student veterans for Veteran’s Day.
BHSU President to host Veteran’s Day luncheon
Black Hills State University President Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., invites all veterans to a Veteran’s Day luncheon, Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the President’s Conference Room in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union on the BHSU campus.
Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., will be inaugurated as the tenth President of Black Hills State University

The faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Black Hills State University invite community members to join the celebration of the inauguration of Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus. Jackson is the tenth president of BHSU. 

BHSU approved to offer reduced tuition rate for military at the University Center-Rapid City

Black Hills State University has been approved to offer a pilot program with reduced tuition rates for all current and active military men and women enrolled in courses at the University Center-Rapid City (UC-RC).

 

News & Announcements

Wednesday, November 10th

Join us in honoring our Veterans with many events on campus Wednesday, November 10th.

Stop by and visit with members of the Vet's Club or donate for a wreath from the VFW which will be placed in the Black Hills National Cemetery. They will be in the first floor lobby of the BHSU Student Union. This is a fundraiser for our returning troops and the BHSU Vets Club. There will also be a signup sheet for those interested in helping to construct the new Veterans Women's Shelter being constructed in Belle Fourche on Thursday, November 11th.

Also be sure to check out the military vehicle which will be located in the Meier Hall circle on campus.

Have you high-fived a Vet lately? Take the time to hi-five a Vet to let them know how much you appreciate their service! This event is sponsored by Yellow Jackets Veterans Club.

Thursday, November 11th - Veterans Day

Honor our Veterans today and remember - take the time to hi-five a Vet to let them know how much you appreciate their service!

All volunteers please join in building the Veterans Women's Shelter in Belle Fourche on Veteran's Day, Thursday, November 11th.