Welcome and Introduction
Veteran and Military Student Services provides support to University at Albany military-connected students. This includes supporting veterans, dependents of veterans, active duty personnel, Reserve members, National Guard members and ROTC cadets.
Our office helps secure veteran and military educational benefits, and also works to strengthen our community through veteran-centered events and activities.
COVID-19 and the GI Bill
Read important updates about the virus situation and the GI Bill.
If you've finalized your registration for the next term and plan to use your GI Bill benefits, visit our Applying for Benefits page.
Note: Please do not send this form until after you have finalized your registration. Please send a separate email for each applicable term (Fall, Spring, Summer and Winter).
Services We Offer
Veteran and Military Student Services is here to support veterans (and dependents using veteran benefits) before, during and after joining the University at Albany.
Some of our services and support include:
Certification of your GI Bill benefits
Advise and assist with Financial Aid and Billing challenges
One-Stop advisement and support for Financial Aid applications, policies and protocols
In State Residency Changes for authorized military-connected students
Student Financial Account Deferrals (i.e., Pending Financial Aid) for pending military-connected benefits
Advisement and support in obtaining Tuition Assistance (TA) benefits (e.g., National Guard, Reserve, ROTC, NYS Veteran Tuition Award (VTA)
Free Payment Plans for military-connected students
Assistance with discounted parking for authorized veteran and serving military members
Advise the Veteran Student Group with planning and supporting veteran related activities to connect veterans with veterans
Referral and streamlined assistance to various campus support services
Advocate for enhanced military-connected student services and support
Located in Campus Center Room 334
Please email [email protected] to obtain access code
Contact Veterans Services
Office Hours: M-F / 8:00am - 4:00pm
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (518) 442-8387 (VETS)
Office: Campus Center 137B
Appointment Requests can be made here: Veteran & Military-Connected Student Appointment Request
Feel free to email to schedule an appointment at your convenience!