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Point of Contact

Valerie Verra and Scott Cassidy are the two primary Point of Contacts (POCs) for all VA Educational Benefits. The Veterans Office is located in AU Central - 201 Asbury Building and walk-in hours are Monday - Friday 1 -5 or by appointment. Additionally, students are encouraged to contact the Veteran Center through for the most timely response.

Valerie Verra Part Time Staff AU Central

Valerie came to American University in January of 1991 to complete her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Literature and found an environment where she could fully utilize her skills. Val has funct

  (202) 885-8012

Scott Cassidy Assistant Director, Veterans Services AU Central

Scott is an Air Force Veteran who, after completing 4 years on active duty, earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees using the Post 9/11 GI Bill with Yellow Ribbon. During the first half of his e

  (202) 885-8018

AU Veterans Office Questions about VA Education Benefits or AU's Veteran and Military Faction?

Veteran Services Office:
AU Central - 201 Asbury Building

For general questions about VA Benefits (missing payments, forms, etc.) the Veteran Services front desk has walk-in hours 9-5 M-F

Online student or unable to come to campus?
Questions are most quickly answered through our electronic inquiry ticket system

Valerie Verra, Associate Director of Veteran Services
Walk-in hours: 1-5 Tuesday and Thursday

Scott Cassidy, Assistant Director of Veteran Services
Walk-in hours 1-5 Monday - Friday
Also available by appointment to accommodate those with different schedules

We look forward to hearing from you!