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Veteran & Military Student Services

Dean of Students

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®.

Request Benefits

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).

Need more benefits information? Consult our FAQs or the Financial Aid page for veterans.

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

  • Veteran Lounge
    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






Veteran and Military Student Services
Joel B Davis Student Service Center
Director, Student Service Center
Campus Center, CC137B

Campus Center, CC137B
Albany, NY 12208
United States