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Respect the vest!

Respect the vest!It is against the law to harass a service dog.

  • First Offense: Class A Misdemeanor
  • Second Offense: Class 4 Felony

When service dogs are working they wear vests. This means it is not a pet.

Don't touch, talk, feed, or whistle or otherwise distract the dog while she is wearing her vest or harness.

  • Don't treat the dog as a pet.
  • Don't speak to the dog.
  • Don't tease or abuse the dog.
  • Don't touch the dog.

Service dogs are used for all sorts of reasons. Remember, if they have a vest – don't pet.

Annual and Past Events

  • Veterans Day Celebration
  • Veterans Services Fair
  • Veterans Stole Ceremony - In recognition of PSC's graduating veterans.
  • Prairie State College Starts Chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
  • Prairie State College to Receive Grant from Wounded Warrior Project™
  • About Wounded Warrior Project™: Visit
  • Women's Social Service Forum and Career Fair
  • From Boots to Books: Helping Our Veterans Make the Transition to College
  • VA Launches Personalized Health Benefits Handbook
  • Veterans and Beneficiaries Receive 2012 Cost of Living Adjustment
  • Townhall Meetings for Veterans
  • VA Providing Credit Monitoring to Misidentified Veterans
  • Chicagoland Regional College Program (CRCP)
  • Military Appreciation Day
Veteran's Day Ceremony / Ribbon Cutting for the PSC Student Veterans Center

Download Public Act 96-0133 Survey (PDF)
Supporting Our Veterans