• Veterans 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.

    Virtual office hours available 2–5 p.m. Monday & Wednesday.

    Contact dgriffin@lagcc.cuny.edu to sign up.

  • Why Visit Us

    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.

  • Apply to LaGuardia - Veterans Services

    Apply to LaGuardia

    Apply as a Freshman Student if you have never attended a college/university/proprietary school. Apply as a Transfer Student if you have attended any college/university/proprietary school in the United States.

    If you are transferring into LaGuardia and have previously used Department of Veteran Affairs Education Benefits at another college or university, you must notify the VA by filing a Request for Change of Program or Place of Training/Form 22-1995.

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    Student Vet Checklist
    Tuition Fee Waiver

    The application fee is waived for veterans. Upload a copy of your DD214 if applying online or submit it in person if applying in person. Contact the Admissions office for more details.


    LaGuardia supports students who are called away to duty during their college career and enables them to seamlessly resume their studies as soon as they are able to do so. Find out more about returning from/leaving for active duty.

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  • Veterans Resource Center

    The VRC (also know 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.

  • Events

    Every semester, we host events that pay tribute to and provide support for our veteran students.

    • Veterans Appreciation Day
    • Veterans Transfer Fair
    • Veterans Resource Fair

    Check the campus calendar for details.

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