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.
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
The office is closed, however we are available by email for questions and to schedule phone appointments.
The College at Brockport
Veterans Affairs Office
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420-2937
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)
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 Academic Success 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.
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.