Sul Ross welcomes students using education benefits under the Department of Veterans Affairs Educational Assistance Programs in the pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. The SRSU Veteran Certification office is part of the Office of the Registrar. It serves as a liaison between the VA an those students of SRSU participating in a VA educational program.

Our goal is to provide all the pertinent information required for a smooth and seamless transition to all our VA students while providing excellent customer service. Veterans are afforded the same rights and must meet all academic requirements and maintain the same academic standards as any student attending Sul Ross State University.

In Compliance with 34 CF.R 668, Sul Ross State University does not participate in fraudulent or aggressive recruitment of military students including, but not limited to, providing compensation for securing military enrollments or engaging in high-pressure recruitment tactics.

Veterans Assistance

Federal: Veterans Administration Community Care serving remote areas [NewsWHHealth Library]

State: The Texas Veterans Commission offers guidance & advocacy to VA services

Local: Brewster County Veterans Service

National Emergency Hotline to notify the VA within 72 hours of a veteran being seen in an emergency room, 1-844-724-7842, (7am – 7pm).
You can leave a message, wait on hold forever, or contact them via email at

Be sure to document everything, who you spoke with, when you called and any additional information that may be needed should the veteran receive emergency medical bills after getting authorization.

VETERANS CRISIS LINE: 1-800-273-8255