15:23 PM

Student Organization of The Week: Student Veterans Organization

Veterans, Public Service at the Heart of Renewed Student Group


This week’s Student Organization of the Week is the University of Houston-Downtown's Student Veterans Organization (SVO).

Recently, the organization hosted an interest meeting to re-start the chapter after a brief hiatus. The chapter, formed in 2015, is currently recruiting new members and elected officers. 

Student Org of the Week: Student Veteran’s Organization

Mission: SVO focuses on supporting today’s and tomorrow’s student veterans through education, employment and additional services. 

Goals: To provide community service, philanthropy and essential leadership at UHD and the surrounding community. 

Membership: Membership is not exclusive to veterans. All UHD students, faculty and staff are eligible for membership and can run for executive board positions. SVO President or Vice President must have veteran status. All members are required to complete 10 hours of community service per semester and have 75 percent attendance. Prospective student members interested in joining can apply online.

Dues: Chapter dues are $30 for the initial fee and $20 per full semester (cost includes a t-shirt).