We are here to contribute to your success by helping navigate the requirements of higher education, find available benefits and services, and to connect you with other member of the community that are on the same path and facing the same challenges.

Military and Veteran Resource Center

The MVRC provides:

  • A convenient point of contact.
  • An evolving network of university-wide partnerships working to continuously improve programs and services.
  • A conduit to local, state, federal, and university programs and services.
  • A connection to other student veterans.
  • A place to relax or work on your course work on campus.


Military and Veteran Resources Advisor









Phone Number: (541) 737-7662

Email Address: william.elfering@oregonstate.edu


Military and Veteran Resource Center Office Assistants


Phone Number: (541) 737-2278

OSU-Cascades Veterans Services

OSU-Cascades is committed to supporting veterans who attend our institution. We are here to assist you in making a smooth transition from military life to student life, or transition from a transfer institution to the culture of OSU-Cascades.

Zola Nkansah


Phone Number: 541-322-2092

Email Address: veterans@osucascades.edu

Website: https://osucascades.edu/veterans-services

Ecampus Military-Connected Services

As an Oregon State Ecampus Military-Connected student, you have access to a support team here to help guide you through your educational journey.

Ecampus Success Counselors are familiar with the unique needs of the online student community.

Success Counseling provides:

  • A partner for planning and problem solving.
  • Help evaluate and develop strategies that support your academic success.
  • Connection to other academic and support resources.


Brittni Racek

Phone Number: (541) 737-5107


Tom Casey


Phone Number: (541) 737-3071


Email Address: Ecampus.vets@oregonstate.edu

Website: https://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/services/military-students

Veteran Certifying Officials

Veteran Certifying Officials can assist with:

  • Getting started with your VA Educational Benefits
  • Facilitation of VA Certification Paperwork
  • Financial questions associated with your VA benefits


Veteran Certifying Officials receive and process the following forms:






Office Number: 541-737-0747

Email Address: Veterans@oregonstate.edu 

Website: http://oregonstate.edu/registrar/

Office of Registrar

102 Kerr Administration Building
1500 SW Jefferson Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501



The Coordinator of Veterans Affairs is an advocate for student veterans around campus. They work with student veterans, ROTC programs, committees, and other organizations on campus to provide support and awareness for issues to student veterans. The Director is responsible for campaigning to ensure veterans at OSU are represented in their student government and advancing the interests and concerns related to student veteran status. The Coordinator of Veteran Affairs is also here as support for any student veteran to gather resources from and to be informed of current veteran benefits.





Steven Olson

Email: asosu.veterans@oregonstate.edu

Disability Access Services (DAS) - Veterans

PIcture of Earlee Kerekesh-Mishra, Manger of Intake, Retention, and Transition

Earlee Kerekes-Mishra

Earlee has worked with Veteran students for over 10 years. Earlee is a spouse of a 26 year Army Veteran and has first-hand experience with navigating the VA and VA Vocational Rehabilitation processes. Earlee spent 4 years as the Family Program Coordinator for the Oregon Army National Guard unit in Klamath Falls before moving to the Willamette Valley.

Office: 541-737-4098

Email: das.veterans@oregonstate.edu

Website: https://ds.oregonstate.edu/military-veterans

Kerr Administration Building A200

1500 SW Jefferson Avenue

Corvallis, OR 97331