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Welcome Veterans! Thank you for your service to our country! The Office of Academic Access would like to make your transition or return to The University of Toledo as smooth as possible.
|Know Your Rights, Returning Service Members with Disabilities|
If you have been seriously injured while serving on active duty in the U.S. Military and now you’re back in the States trying to adjust to living with your injury, this publication explains your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) and provides information on where to get assistance.
|How to Receive OAA Accommodations|
The Office of Academic Access provides individualized accommodations and support services for veteran students with disabilities. Students can speak with a Accessibility Specialist to discuss referral options for a student that may need accommodations. Our meetings and contact will be discreet and CONFIDENTIAL.
In order to receive services, you must provide documentation of your disability from an appropriate professional. See the eligibility forms for more information.
We understand the difficulties in getting paperwork from the Veteran's Administration. If you have trouble obtaining any documentation, please contact us so that we may assist you in the process.
You may be eligible for financial assistance. For more information visit http://www.gibill.va.gov/
|Campus Resource Links|
The University of Toledo
Military Service Center
2801 West Bancroft
Mail Stop #300
Toledo, OH 43606
Office Hours: M-F, 0815-1700
Community Resource Links:
Ohio Dept. of Administrative Services Military Leave Policy US Department of Veterans AffairsOhio Dept. of Job and Family Services (ODJFS)AMVETS - OhioToledo VA Outpatient ClinicToledo Vet Center
|Benefits and Resources Information|
The Ohio Military Injury Relief Fund (MIRF)
The Ohio Military Relief Fund (MIRF) was created by House Bill 66 in June of 2005 - http://jfs.ohio.gov/veterans/new/mirf.stm
The purpose of the MIRF is to grant money to soldiers injured while serving on active duty in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) or Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF).