Veterans Affairs Office

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, in the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.

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The College provides educational benefits for veterans and children of veterans who plan on attending the College.

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

Day Time
Monday 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8 am - 9 am
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8 am - 9 am
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

 

Contact Information

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

Phone Number: (585) 395-2315
Fax Number: (585) 395-5445
Email 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.

Request to Certify VA Educational Benefits (form T13)

Veterans T13 - Spring 2019

Veterans T13 - Summer 2019

Veterans T13 - Fall 2019

US Department of Veterans' Affairs Educational Benefits

Monthly education benefits: If you've served in the military, or are the dependent of a military service member, 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

When do I apply for aid?

The recommended deadline to file the FAFSA is January 1.

Any supplemental forms requested by our office should be submitted by February 15. Student applicants meeting this deadline should have their financial aid package prior to the admissions deposit deadline or before summer school begins. Applications or forms filed after these deadlines will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted. Get information on federal financial aid consequences for non-attendance of classes.

To Do List Deadlines
Obtain FSA ID January 1
File FAFSA/Express Tap Application January 1
Submit all requested documentation to the Financial Aid Office February 15
Accept/Decline all offered awards April 1
Pre-loan Counseling/Sign Master Promissory Note for Stafford Loans July 1
Student apply for Alternative loan with co-signer or parent apply for PLUS loan and do MPN August 1

 

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.

  • Indochina between December 22, 1961 and May 7, 1975
  • Persian Gulf between August 2, 1990 and Sept. 10, 2001
  • Persian Gulf on or after September 11, 2001
  • Afghanistan during hostilities on or after September 11, 2001

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 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.

Veterans Services

Deferrals: The College 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.

Veterans Affairs Work-Study: If interested, please see the coordinator of veterans affairs at the College.

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. Provide our office with a copy of your DD 214 to begin the process. Please contact our office if you have any questions.
Please Note: You will still be required to pay the vehicle registration fee.

Students Returning to the College : Students who have left the College 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

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 Lieutenant Colonel Dan Fletcher at (585) 395-5349.

Air Force ROTC: You can attend the College 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.

Last Updated 5/22/19

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