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Idaho State University


Formerly the Veterans Sanctuary

Your Veteran and Military Connection at ISU

We offer education and community resources for student veterans and their families.


Who qualifies for our services:

  • Service Members
  • Veterans
  • Military-connected students and family members (children, spouses, etc.)

Services and resources

  • VA Education & University benefits assistance, including your VA Registration Form
  • A safe, social study environment with trained staff available
  • Professional development and employment preparation through our Career Closet
  • Hero, a trained, on-site emotional support dog
  • A strong, knowledgeable support network and staff to assist military-connected students and their family members with academic and professional endeavours
  • TRIO Veterans program
  • Bannock County Veterans Services Coordinator
  • Many other resources upon request

Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, press 1

If you are a veteran or know a veteran in need of immediate help or support, please utilize the Veterans Crisis Line. Contact the Crisis Line via online chat, via text  message to 838255 or by calling 1-800-273-8255.

The Crisis Line provides confidential help for veterans and their families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.

VSSC Social Media

Contact us

(208) 282-4245

Student Union Building

3rd Floor

(near the Salmon River Suites)



Fall and Spring:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday
7:30 am – 4:00 pm