"Vet 2 Vet" Mentorship Program



To promote a successful transition from the military to the academic environment.

Toward this goal, UHM has created the "Vet 2 Vet" Mentorship Program. Faculty or staff members who volunteer for this informal mentoring program are former/current military personnel who serve as support systems to veterans on the transition to college including:

  • Meet with the student mentee individually.
  • Provide the student perspective and information on academics, extra and co-curricular involvement, health and wellness, etc.

Program Goal:

Provide individual guidance and support to each veteran student participant over the course of his or her transition process into the university setting.

"Vet 2 Vet" Mentors List

The "Vet 2 Vet" Mentors List is available to members of the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) System – all UH affiliate schools, students, faculty and staff members with a valid UH username and password.

How to log in and view the "Vet 2 Vet" Mentors:

  • You must have a valid UH account.
  • Clicking on the link above will direct you to the UH "Web Login Service," where you will be prompted for your UH username and password. Once authenticated, you will be able to access the listing.
  • Should you have any questions, please contact ovss@hawaii.edu for further assistance.
Mentors (Faculty/Staff):

"Vet 2 Vet" volunteers are needed!

Faculty and staff can assist incoming and current student veterans and military members' transition into the university through individual meetings and e-mail correspondence.

This is an informal mentoring program that matches veteran students to veteran faculty and staff members. Your time and care are the only requirements. The amount of time you commit is at your discretion!

Mentors will have their names and contact information posted on the veteran's website for the student to select the mentor that best fits them.

Share your experiences, share your love of UHM -- help another soldier/sailor/airman/marine by being a contact person as they enter into the university. If you are interested in serving a mentor, please contact the Office of Veteran Student Services at ovss@hawaii.edu.


Mentees (Students):

The "Vet 2 Vet" Mentorship Program was established to ensure that student veterans have the proper guidance through their educational journey by being connecting with experienced staff and faculty members at UHM.

Mentoring is an extremely powerful tool for student development. A mentor can assist in expanding educational, career and personal goals. Mentors help to resolve issues and problems before they become serious.

This program promotes to increase awareness of UHM, its mission, and the importance of student veterans as members of our campus community. We would like to set you up for success at UHM.

If you are interested in being a mentee and selecting a mentor, please contact the Office of Veteran Student Services at ovss@hawaii.edu.