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Disability Services Liaison (DSL)
Student Veterans of America has partnered up with Wounded Warrior Project and Paralyzed Veterans of America to expand the DSL program in 2018. DSLs are student veterans who help their peers connect to underutilized campus resources, due to a lack of information during transition. DSLs complement existing services by understanding the climate and culture unique to each campus, then using peer mentorship to connect fellow student veterans. It's an instinctive, familiar learning method that builds community and normalizes the help-seeking behavior of veterans. Campuses get an effective, no-cost veteran outreach program, DSLs get a servant leadership opportunity that can be funded by the VA workstudy program, and those served get connected to important services that augment success.
1. Initial steps to implement a DSL on your campus:
Campuses located near one of the following U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facilities are currently in high-demand to establish a DSL:
Minneapolis (regional office).
2. Campus coordination: