• 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.

Our primary focus is to assist veterans

  • Certification of your GI Bill benefits

  • Advise and assist with Financial Aid and Billing challenges

  • 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

  • Veteran Lounge
    Located in Campus Center Room 334
    Please email veterans@albany.edu to obtain access code


Contact Veterans Services

Office Hours: M-F / 8:30am - 4:30pm

Email: veterans@albany.edu 

Phone: (518) 442-8387 (VETS)

Office: Campus Center 137B

We recommend emailing to schedule an appointment