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Veterans Affairs Office

Division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs

The Veterans Affairs Office at The College at Brockport is located within the Financial Aid Office on the main floor of Rakov Center for Student Services. Click here for a campus map.

This website is designed to provide information about the veterans educational benefits available to veterans and children of veterans who plan on attending The College at Brockport. Information such as U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs programs, how to request a military transcript, grants and scholarships, and institutional benefits such as bill deferrals and parking discounts. Please scroll down for more information.


**Please Note: If you are serving in the military and plan to receive Tuition Assistance from the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, etc., contact the education liaison at your unit for information and paperwork.**

Office Hours - Spring:

Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Contact Information

Mailing Address

The College at Brockport
Veterans Affairs Office
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420-2937

Phone Number
Fax Number

(585) 395-2315
(585) 395-5445

E-mail Address veterans@brockport.edu

Forms

Below are forms that our office requires you fill out prior to receiving U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs educational benefits. Each semester you will be required to submit again. If you have any questions please contact the Veterans Affairs Office.

Application for VA Benefits:
Spring 2014
Summer 2014
Fall 2014

U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs Educational Benefits

Monthly education benefits: If you've served in the military, or are the dependent of a military sevicemember, you may be eligible to receive a monthly benefit. To determine the category of benefit you are eligible for, visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website or contact our office and we will be able to assist you. On the Department of Veterans Affairs website you can find information regarding eligibility requirements, the amount of the benefits, and other important information. To apply for these benefits we suggest you contact our office to set up an appointment or stop in during the hours listed above.

National Test Reimbursement: To apply for reimbursement for a National Test (such as: SAT, ACT, MCAT, CLEP, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, etc.) using your VA benefits, please contact our office.

Request Military Transcript

You may be able to earn credit for your military training. Click on your service component below to request a transcript:

US Air Force
US Army
US Navy
US Marine Corps
US Coast Guard

Please request the transcript(s) be sent to:

Academic Advisement Office
350 New Campus Dr.
Brockport, NY 14420

Grants and Scholarships

New York State Veterans Tuition Award
If you served in the regions below you may be eligible for the NYS Veterans Tuition Award. To find more information and to fill out the application, click on the link above. Paper applications are available in our office.




Troops to Teachers
If you are a veteran and plan to become a teacher, you may be eligible for some money. Click on the link above to find out more information.

VAMortgageCenter.com Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for current and prospective ROTC program students, Active-duty military personnel with plans to attend college, honorably discharged veterans of the US military, and sons and daughters of veterans or active-duty military members.

The College at Brockport Veterans Services

Deferrals: The College at Brockport will allow you to defer all or part of your semester bill if you are receiving monthly checks. If interested, please contact the Veterans Affairs Office.

Tutoring: Free tutoring for all students is available through the Student Learning Center. The VA may also pay for individual tutoring if a veteran would benefit by this.

VA Work-Study: If interested, please see the coordinator of veterans affairs at The College at Brockport.

Parking: If you are a student who served in the armed forces during a time of war and was honorably discharged or released, you will be exempt from the parking fee at The College at Brockport. Provide our office with a copy of your DD 214 to begin the process. Please contact our office if you have any questions.
Note: You will still be required to pay the vehicle registration fee.

Students Returning to The College at Brockport: Students who have left The College at Brockport or who have deferred admission due to active military service and wish to return to the college should notify the Veterans Affairs Office.  Additional information is available here.

ROTC

Army ROTC:If you are interested in putting your military experience to work, gaining academic credit, have your tuition and fees paid, earn a $300 - $500 per monthly stipend and a commission upon graduation, contact Captain Dan Fletcher at (585) 395-5349.

Air Force ROTC: You can attend The College at Brockport and participate in AFROTC through the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Marine Corps PLC: Are you interested in becoming a Marine Corps Officer? If so, you may be interested in the Marine Corps Platoon Leadership Class. This program is for full-time undergraduate and graduate students.



Updated: 3/5/14

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