The Veterans Resource Office at Westchester Community College is committed to providing veterans and Reserve component personnel, as well as active duty, family members, and dependents, the support they need through a variety of programs and services, intended to make a seamless transition into the college environment. Veterans are encouraged and supported to strengthen their existing foundation built through their military careers with additional career and internship opportunities, utilizing campus, community and national resources. The college is devoted to assisting veterans and their dependents reach personal, professional and academic goals, and is committed to guide each from admissions to graduation, and beyond. Westchester Community College and the Veterans Resource Office is a participating college for both the 8 KEYS TO VETERANS’ SUCCESS and EXECUTIVE ORDER 13607, establishing principles of excellence for educational institutions serving service members, veterans, spouses, and other family members.
GI Bill tm
The Veterans Resource Office and financial aid counselors are highly knowledgeable in all of the GI Bill tm assistance programs including:
- Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
- Post 9-11 GI Bill Chapter 33 Veterans Affairs
- VA education benefits for survivors and dependents
- Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
If you have not applied for your benefits, start here: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/apply.asp
Veterans Coordinator: Travis Melby
Help further transition your military leadership into the civilian workforce by participating in an internship program. Westchester Community College collaborates with local and nationally recognized organizations to assist veterans in receiving a “real world” perspective in a variety of fields. Get your foot in the door, learn new skills, increase your professional network, and potentially earn college credits!
Monday through Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Student Center Building, Room 013 (Basement)