Veterans News, Events & Opportunities


Veterans Services E-Newsletters!

Keep up-to-date on current events and important benefits-related news! Current, enrolled veterans students will receive E-Newsletters from Madison College Veterans Services through their Madison College student email.

If you missed a newsletter, reference the archive below to view the PDF version! If you need help setting up your student email, visit the Student Email web page.

VA Connections: Mental Health & Wellness for Veterans at Truax

Staff from the VA Hospital & Clinics, Vet Center and Veterans Benefits Administration have teamed up with Madison College to provide convenient care and services for our student veterans. The new clinic, VA Connections, is located in the Student Development Center at the Truax Campus.

VA Connections provides assistance with VA enrollment, veterans benefits, mental health care, therapy and readjustment counseling, substance use counseling, wellness programming and peer support.

Starting May 1, 2012, student veterans may make an appointment by calling (608) 280-7084 or by asking to speak with a VA Connections Social Worker at the Truax Student Development Center, Room 159 AA.

For more information, visit the eBenefits web page.

Posted May 15, 2012

eBenefits Premium Accounts

Veterans interested in taking a hands-on approach to their benefit information (e.g., eligibility, dates of pay, etc.), should consider applying for an eBenefits Premium Account. Veterans are encouraged to first obtain a Basic Account to expedite Premium Account set up.

For more information, visit the eBenefits web page.

Posted March 8, 2012

Health Care Benefits

The VA encourages anyone who has served in Iraq or Afghanistan to call if they are not already signed up for health care benefits. This could be your ticket to health care through the VA.

For more information and access to the application, please visit the Department of Veterans Affairs- Application for Medical Benefits web page.