Veteran Student Services

About Us/Contact

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Office for Veteran Student Services
Carrington Hall 314
901 South National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Office: (417) 836-6199
Fax: (417) 836-7694



     Our mission in the Office for Veteran Student Services (VSS) is to empower, encourage and engage veterans and their families with the university and surrounding community. We strive to ensure that our veterans, military, and dependents have all the accommodations and assistance needed to be successful students at Missouri State University (MO State). 

     We achieve our mission by:

  • Advocating for veterans, military, and dependents at MO State
  • Providing focused outreach and regularly programming
  • Supporting our students during all phases of the enrollment through graduation process
  • Maintaining a trained staff and supportive office environment
  • Working with our local, state, and federal partners to continue to improve support services, and maintain compliance


The VSS Team:

Mr. Kevin J. Stevens, U.S. Air Force & Air National Guard 2002-2010
Assistant Registrar, Veterans Services 

(Vacant), Military/Veterans Transition Coordinator

Ms. Tamara Johnston
Administrative Assistant II

Student Staff:

Known as Veterans Education Transition (VET) Liaisons, these student workers can help you navigate the MO State campus, apply for benefits, and find different ways to engage our campus and local community. They monitor the front desk in our Veterans Lounge and main office. 

Amie Gant U.S. Army
Ralph Davis U.S. Air Force 
Mike Ursery U.S. Marine
Kristie Green U.S. Navy
Harry Goldbar U.S. Army