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Become a Veteran Guide


  • Minimum Texas State GPA of 3.0
  • Honorable discharge from service
  • TXST student for minimum of 2 semesters
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • An active and involved member of the Texas State Community
  • Active members of VATS preferred


  • Attend a weekly meeting with the Veteran Guide Coordinator
  • Help students become familiar with university resources; advise and refer students to appropriate university resources as the need arises
  • Schedule one face-to-face meeting with student veterans each week
  • Hold office hours outside of class
  • Record contact and submit Weekly Activity Sheets
  • Participate in all Veteran Guide trainings
  • Attend and encourage attendance at VATS and Campus Veteran events and activities


Veteran Guides receive a wage of $9.25/hour and work 5 to 20 hours a week.

Application Process:

Complete Online Application HERE.

Submit two reference forms (one from faculty or previous supervisor and one from student or community veteran). Please have references; use link HERE.

Following review of all applications, interviews will be scheduled with those individuals whose applications pass the screening process.

Questions about the Veterans Guide position or the application process should be directed to

Juan Garcia