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
    • GI Bill
    • Vocational Rehabilitation
    • Disability Compensation
    • VA Medical Care
    • Home Loan
    • Life Insurance
  • 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

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