Veterans & Military Personnel

Other Campus and Community Resources

WIU Disability Resource Center

Western Illinois University is committed to justice, equity, and diversity. Providing equal opportunities for students with disabilities is a campus-wide responsibility and commitment in which the Disability Resource Center (DRC) plays a primary role. The DRC collaborates with faculty and staff to facilitate student inclusion and ensure accessibility to University programs for students with disabilities. Additional contact information is noted below.

Macomb Campus

Disability Resource Center

143 Memorial Hall
Phone: (309) 298-2512

Quad Cities Campus

Audrey Adamson

WIU QC Student Services Quad Cities Complex 1416
Building B
Phone: (309) 762-3999, ext. 62573

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs

The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs has a Veteran Service Office located in the National Guard Armory at 135 W. Grant Street in Macomb. The office hours are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM each weekday. Veteran Service Officers assist veterans with any VA concern including, but not limited to, VA medical care applications and applications for service-connected disability compensation. The telephone numbers are (309) 837-5838 or (309) 836-2243.

Veterans Assistance Commission of McDonough County

The Veterans Assistance program is an emergency and interim financial assistance program. Upon qualification assistance is given with utilities, rent payments, and transportation to VA medical facilities. For details visit and/or reach out to Ric Smart, ricsmart01, Phone: (309)833-3275.

Equal Opportunity & Access

The Equal Opportunity & Access Office is responsible for administering and monitoring Western Illinois University's Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action policies and procedures. Inquiries about or complaints alleging violation of the policies should be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity & Access, 309/298-1977. The Director also serves as the Coordinator for Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Contact Information

Macomb Campus

Veterans Resource Center
Wright Residence, 333 N. Ward Street
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-3505
Fax: (309) 298-3509

Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM each weekday

Quad Cities Campus