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IUP Joins Yellow Ribbon Program For Veterans Assistance

IUP has been accepted into the national yellow ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program. The program is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008.

It allows U.S. colleges and universities to enter voluntarily into an agreement with the Department of Veterans Affairs to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate. 

“This program positions IUP in a national registry of Yellow Ribbon universities, further reflecting IUP’s commitment as a veteran-friendly campus,” William Srsic, a counselor in IUP’s Veterans Affairs office, said. “Our office is dedicated to serving student veterans and dependents of veterans, including academic support, tutoring, housing assistance, financial aid, and general information.”