UNK is proud to welcome military veterans, active-duty service members and dependents as you pursue your educational goals. Staff in Military and Veterans Services assist veterans and military-connected students with their education benefits and are a liaison between students and the Veterans Administration and branches of military.

The new Military and Veteran Student Center welcomes any UNK, UNMC or other student as a place to relax and study, meet other military-connected students, and visit with our friendly staff who are here to support you. 

Best Colleges U.S. News and world report for veterans 2024A U.S. News and World Report Best Value, and ranked among the Top 20 “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the Midwest region, Military and Veterans Services is your place to help assure your success at UNK.

Contact Information

Contact Us

UNK Military Contact
Lori Weed Skarka
VA Certifying Official
1917 W 24th St.
Phone: (308) 865-8677
Fax: (308) 865-8588
Email: skarkala@unk.edu
or unkveterans@unk.edu

Mailing Address

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Military & Veterans Services
1917 W 24th St.
Kearney, NE 68849