Veterans Benefits

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Mercy is here to assist veterans, service members, and dependents eligible for VA Education Benefits to achieve their goal of a college degree.

The VA determines your eligibility for benefits. If you are eligible, the VA Certifying Official in the Financial Aid Office will work with you to certify your education benefits.

  • External LinkApply For VA Benefits

    If you’re a Servicemember, Veteran, or family member interested in education and training opportunities, you can apply for your Certificate of Eligibility (COE).

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  • External LinkTypes of VA Benefits

    Answer just a few questions about yourself and the school/employer you are considering. You’ll receive an estimate of your GI Bill benefits and some information about the facility’s value and affordability.

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  • Document .pdfStudent Military Leave Policy

    This document outlines the policies and processes that are followed when students who are serving in the Guards or Reserves are called to active status before a semester has started or once a semester has started.

  • Document .pdfOhio Department of Veterans Services Benefits Resource Guide

    Since 1886, Ohio has provided help for Veterans, their spouses and children, and surviving family members of deceased Veterans. This publication describes the many benefits that are available to Ohio's Veterans.

  • External LinkOhio National Guard Scholarship Program

    This page outlines the application process for the Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program (ONGSP).

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Mercy College has a Facebook group for students who serve or have served in the military. Look for us on Facebook (login required) at Mercy College of Ohio Service Men and Women and Veterans Group.

Mental Health Crisis line for Veterans

1-800-273-TALK press "1" for Veterans

Local Counseling

Vet Center
1565 S. Byrne Road
Toledo, OH
Mental Health Counseling for combat veterans or veterans who have experienced trauma

US Veteran's Affairs

Non-combat Veterans
3333 Glendale
Toledo, OH

VA Mental Health Homepage