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Vetsuccess On Campus Counselor

Your Success starts here

The University of Florida is 1 of 94 universities to host the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Program. The VSOC Program serves as the on-campus face for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The University of Florida’s VSOC counselor, Charlotte Kemper, is an experienced Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Charlotte has been a Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment counselor since 2009 and worked for three years prior to that as a contractor for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Charlotte is available for consultation and support in order to assist student veterans, their family, and dependents using VA benefits with the following:

  • VA educational benefits,
  • Understanding and applying for Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Chapter 31)
  • Vocational exploration and career counseling services (Chapter 36)
  • Information on college credit for military experience and training
  • Information on applying for other VA benefits to include disability compensation, life insurance and home loan guaranty
  • Assistance with electing healthcare benefits through the Veterans Health Administration
  • Information and referrals to VA medical and mental health services
  • Referrals to the local Vet Center for readjustment counseling services
  • Referrals to on-campus, community, and VA resources to ensure academic success
  • Guidance and support while using VA educational benefits
  • Employment information and assistance
  • Student Veteran peer mentoring and tutoring services

For more information check out these websites

The VA work-study allowance is available to person training on a full-time or 3/4-time basis. Click here for more info.
eBenefits is a joint VA/DoD web portal that provides resources and self-service capabilities to Veterans, Service members, and their families to research, access and manage their VA and military benefits and personal information. Click here for more info.
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) Veterans four times a year. Click here for more info.
My HealtheVet is VA’s online personal health record. It was designed for veterans, active duty service members, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions and manage your health care. Click here for more info.
Vet Centers provide individual, group, and family counseling to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members. Click here for more info.

Contact Information

Charlotte Kemper, MHS, CRC
VetSuccess on Campus Counselor
Collegiate Veterans Success Center
University of Florida
Yon Hall 415
352-294-7215 phone
352-294-7216 fax
Charlotte.Kemper@va.gov