Office of Military and Veteran Services
The Office of Military and Veteran Services is here to help with the unique educational needs of our Veteran, current Military, and dependent students at Marywood University. We work with traditional, non-traditional, undergraduate, graduate, combat Veterans, non-combat Veterans, current service members, and dependent students alike.
Resources for Student Veterans
We provide support for accessing and using educational benefits, the transition from service to academics, and help students maximize both their military experience and education at Marywood when entering the civilian workforce. Additionally, the office offers assistance with accessing campus resources, hosts Veteran and service-related events, while also working closely with the Student Veteran Alliance, and the Division of Student Success to meet the needs of every student who enters our doors.
- Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
- Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs Office
- Patriot Resource Center at Marywood University
Warrior Strong offers free yoga lessons for veterans and their dependents. They hold classes in downtown Scranton twice a month and are currently working to expand their operations in order to provide a multitude of services specially designed for the adaptive athlete.
Equines for Freedom
Equines for Freedom is a non-profit organization that offers free PTSD therapy that utilizes EMDR and therapy horses to help alleviate the symptoms of PTSD. They do not report to the VA and the therapy sessions are offered on
Student Veteran Organizations & Support
We deeply appreciate your service and sacrifice at home and abroad. We are here to support you in each phase of your academic and professional journey. Explore ways you can connect with other veterans and peers on campus.
Marywood University Earns 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School Designation
Marywood has a steadfast and ongoing commitment to support the distinctive educational needs of its veteran, current military, and dependent students.
Marywood Earns Region's "Best Value," among other Distinctions, in Latest US News "Best Colleges" Rankings
Marywood University is the highest ranked local four-year private college in the "Best Value" and "Best College for Veterans" categories, with strong rankings in the "Best Regional Universities North" and "Top Performers in Social Media" categories.
Marywood Recognized: 2022-23 Colleges of Distinction
Marywood University has been recognized nationally for its high-impact approach to education and its honorable commitment to engaged, experiential education by Colleges of Distinction