Valerie Verra and Scott Cassidy are the two primary Point of Contacts (POCs) for all VA Educational Benefits. The Veteran Center is located in 201 Asbury Building and walk-in hours are Monday - Friday 1 -5 or by appointment. Additionally, students are encouraged to contact the Veteran Center through Veterans@american.edu for the most timely response.
Associate Director, Veterans Services
Valerie came to American University in January of 1991 to complete her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Literature and found an environment where she could fully utilize her skills. Val has funct…
Veterans Services Coordinator
Scott is an Air Force Veteran who, after completing 4 years on active duty, earned his undergraduate and graduate education using the Post 9/11 GI Bill with Yellow Ribbon. During the first half of his…