Veterans Services

Veteran Services

Veterans Services is privileged to welcome veterans, reservists, military personnel and their families to our College community. We value your service and are here to help ease your transition from the military to college life.

Our team understands the unique challenges you face as a student veteran, and we arm you with the support and resources needed to meet your personal and academic goals.

Why Visit Us?

  • Understand and access your VA GI Bill benefits.
  • Meet with an advising team.
  • Get educational support and referrals to community resources.
  • Explore civilian career options, career counseling and job search tools.
  • Gain opportunities to advocate on issues impacting veteran students.
  • Connect with other veterans at LaGuardia.
  • Find out more about the CUNY Army ROTC program.

Veterans Resource Center

The VRC (also known as the Battle Buddy Center) is located in Room C-371 and provides a safe haven for quiet study, socializing with fellow veterans, and access to services.

  • Veterans Club – Make friends and integrate into college life. Contact Campus Life for more information.
  • Project for Return and Opportunity in Veterans Education (PROVE) – A team that assists in your transition to college life and beyond.
  • Veterans Integration To Academic Leadership (VITAL) – Helps you maximize your unique strengths through free tutoring and peer mentoring, group outings, and enrollment/care at VA New York Harbor Healthcare System.
  • VA/Federal work-study opportunities – Contact Daryl Griffin for available positions in the VRC.

Department Contacts

NameContact Information
Daryl Griffin, Co-Manager/Veterans AdvisorC-371A
(718) 730-7587
Randy Changoo, School Certifying OfficerC-113
(718) 482-5393
Stephen Clark, Veterans Admission CounselorC-102
(718) 730-7590