Campus Resources

Veterans Programs


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Location: Serrick Campus Center Room 112
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday mornings
The Office of Admissions assists students with all phases of the admission process. Applications for admission to DC may be completed online.


Jack Lawson
Veteran, Transfer, and Adult Student Support Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2313


Location: Serrick Campus Center Room 204
Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2375
This office is responsible for the certification of veterans for benefits through the Veterans Administration as well as scheduling of classes, degree audit checks, graduation approval, transcripts, and many other academic services.


Location: Serrick Campus Center Room 204
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2364
This office administers federal and college financial aid and on-campus employment.


Location: Pilgrim Library, Ground Floor
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., + additional evening hours
Phone: 419-783-2389
SASS provides a variety of services to help students reach their academic goals. Both individual and group tutoring opportunities are provided. Students should contact SASS for additional academic guidance. SASS also provides writing and technology support. All services are offered to enrolled students free of charge.


All students are assigned a faculty academic advisor within their field of study. Students are encouraged to work closely with their academic advisors throughout their college careers. Advisors are prepared to counsel students on selection of courses and overall workload as well as to refer them to important resources such as the Office of Career Development or to arrange for tutoring when assistance is needed.


Location: Pilgrim Library 211 and 214
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2349
The Institute for Career Readiness and Lifelong Learning provides help to students who are undecided about a career. By focusing on interests and abilities through career counseling, students are assisted with making career choices. The Institute maintains a current listing of specific job openings and works with area businesses in providing students opportunities to interview for both full-time and part-time employment. CLEP and DANTES tests are available for students who wish to test out of required courses.


Location: Defiance Hall Room 202B
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2445
Defiance College is committed to providing educational opportunities for qualified students with documented disabilities through the provision of reasonable accommodations, in compliance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504). The purpose of accommodations is to provide equal access to educational opportunities without altering essential elements of programs or courses. All requests for accommodations are evaluated on an individual basis after review and evaluation of documentation. It is the responsibility of students to request necessary accommodations and they should do so as early as possible, as some accommodations may require time to implement.

Students with a documented physical, psychological, or learning disability must submit appropriate documentation to Defiance College's Accessibility Services Coordinator, Kris Knight, at 419-783-2445 or

Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for Defiance College's Accommodations Policy for Students with Disabilities which includes the documentation required for accommodations. Reasonable Accommodations.

Accommodations are provided on an individual basis. Accommodations are provided to support the educational development of students with disabilities. In addition to the academic support services available to all Defiance College students, some examples of reasonable accommodations include extended time for tests, administration of oral tests, note-taking assistance, and use of assistive devices such as calculators or computers.


Defiance College does not currently have an on campus health service option; however, there are a number of health care options available within a short drive of Defiance College. These medical facilities provide a wide variety of services that benefit needs of our students. Please see our Health Resources page for nearby health care options.


Location: Defiance Hall Room 201
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2562
The Counseling Center provides free and confidential consultation, assessment, individual, group, couple's, and family therapy to Defiance College students. If you're having difficulty managing school, stress, anger, depression, relationships, anxiety, or are having trouble coping with things that have or are occurring in your life, consider coming and talking with someone who can help.


Location: Hubbard Hall Room 140
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2362
The Office of Intercultural Relations develops and fosters a community at Defiance College that embraces ethnic pluralism and celebrates diversity and differences among students, faculty and staff. This office also provides individual counseling regarding personal/academic concerns, information referrals, and other services that enhance the social, academic, and personal development of students of diverse ethnic groups and international students on campus. The Office of Intercultural Relations also offers a self-esteem program for women.


Location: Hubbard Hall Room 130
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2437
This office provides general management support to the entire student life division. Student Life promotes a student-centered campus environment and supports student learning and development outside the classroom. The Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success/Dean of Students is available to all students as an outlet for any concerns they may be having with their DC experience.


Location: Hubbard Hall Room 126
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 419-783-2563
The Director of Residence Life can be consulted about on- and off-campus housing. Although veteran's status exempts students from the requirement of living on campus, DC welcomes veterans to take advantage of on campus housing. For help finding off-campus housing, the director serves as a resource for other housing sources.