LGBT Veterans


UWM has more veterans than any other four-year school in the six state region. The LGBT Resource Center proudly promotes and educates others about the strengths and experiences individuals with military experiences or veteran status bring to the UWM campus.

UWM Resources
The Military and Veterans Resource Center at UWM is located across the Union Terrace from the LGBTRC in WG-99. The MAVRC provides a safe, supportive environment for military and veteran students; ensuring a successful transition from the military to college, academic success, and the achievement of career goals.

VA LGBT Program


The VA has committed to its LGBT veterans in recent years, including expanded diversity policies and trans-inclusive healthcare.

Read more about the VA’s LGBT Program.

Read the VA Health Administration transgender directive.

Veterans for Diversity

Veterans for Diversity is a Wisconsin-based group of volunteers, both military and civilian dedicated in the helping and healing of LGBT veterans through healing retreats and supplemental scholarships. Their Healing Warrior Hearts retreats are free for veterans. For more information, visit their website.

Transgender American Veterans Association

TAVA provides information and resources for transgender veterans, including a guide to getting your DD-214 updated after a legal name change. Their website is at