Veterans Programs

Housed within the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology in the nationally acclaimed School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the ELeVATE, AIM, and REV-T programs provide veterans and service members in transition with academic and vocational training opportunities.



Experiential Learning for Veterans in Assistive Technology and Engineering (ELeVATE) is a program designed to re-integrate veterans to college through a unique three-phased approach. Learn more.


Advancing Inclusive Manufacturing is a comprehensive vocational training program for service members and veterans with disabilities. AIM students learn how to design, develop, and evaluate their own product using established design principles. Learn more.


Research Experience for Veterans and Teachers is a program that brings teachers and veterans together as they work with individuals with disabilities in the community to design assistive technology products to accommodate their needs and create innovative science and technology curricula based on their own experience. Learn more.

We thank you for visiting our page and look forward to hearing from you. We are happy to provide a tour of our laboratories, prototyping facilities, and campus, and schedule meetings with program coordinators to any interested participants.


Support for these programs is provided by the National Science Foundation and by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.