We Are a Veteran Friendly Campus
You are invited to access our veterans’ resources:
The Center provides a place for student veterans to socialize with other veterans a well as to study. The Center also serves as the College focal point for veterans’ activities.
You can get assistance in selecting courses, review of programs of study and degree evaluation, choosing a career and /or major, career information, and transfer counseling.
Veterans’ Organization Membership
Veterans’ Organization Membership is not exclusive to Veterans only. Any person who has a vested interest in meeting the needs of Veterans is encouraged to join. For more information about the Veterans’ Organization, please contact Jim Kelly at 860-215-9258.
Veterans’ Educational Benefits
We stand ready to provide guidance regarding eligibility requirements and the processes needed to access Veterans Administration educational benefits. We assist you through the process and also help you access other benefits you may qualify for.
As a Veteran, you may also qualify for benefits beyond those provided through the Veterans Administration. These may include:
- Tutorial Services
- Federal and State Financial Aid
- State Tuition Waiver
Steps to Apply for Veterans’ Educational Benefits
Step 2: Meet with the VA Certifying Official
- You need to sit down with the VA Certifying Official to go over your paperwork and discuss the process of receiving your benefits. Additional information and rules that apply to receiving your benefits are explained during this meeting.
- Please note that you are free to make an appointment to meet with the VA Certifying Official at any time during this process, and at any time you have questions or concerns. To make an appointment, call 860-215-9235.
Veterans Service Officer On Campus
Stay Tuned for Fall Semester dates and times!
Meet with The American Legion Veterans Service Officer to receive assistance regarding service connected disability claims, appeals and pension.
Veterans Certifying Official
Terri DeBarros, Veterans Certifying Official
Registrar’s Office – A115