SPU Contacts for Veterans

Kay Knierim, Veterans Certifying Official

  • Certifies your credits with the VA, Monitors program and schedule changes, academic progress and other academic-related information. 
  • Contact kknierim@spu.edu.

Chris Landerdahl, Student Financial Services Coordinator

  • Assists you with calculating your SPU costs including VA benefits, receiving VA checks, and other financial-related information.
  • Student Financial Services (Demaray Hall 10).
  • Contact sfs-veterans@spu.edu or 206-281-2687.

Kyle Simon,Vet Corps Navigator

  • Introduces you to the variety resources available at SPU to veterans and their dependents, and helps you navigate the range of services available through the WDVA and other public and private organizations who focus on helping veterans.
  • Contact veteranNavigator@spu.edu


Military and Veterans Support Club (MVSC)

The SPU Military and Veteran Support Club exists to create awareness and support for past, present, and future soldiers who sacrifice for the country. The MVSC hosts Memorial Day and Veterans Day events each year, open to the community.

The club also participates in many volunteer opportunities, including an annual care-package program for units overseas and community outreach projects. To find upcoming events and more information about the MVSC, visit facebook.com/spusva.


Academic counselor appointments

Make your appointment by using the scheduling link in your academic counselor’s profile. You can also call our office at 206-281-2031 or stop the front desk of Demaray Hall 151.

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Need a form? Find it here.

From an “Application for Graduation” to a “Transcript Request,” and much more, academic forms are here.