Veterans Support Services
- Veteran's Space
- Veteran Resources
- Intel Report (Tips)
Library Building (L-236)
Intel Report (Tips)
- To find out about your Veteran Benefits, You should first meet with the experts at the Brooklyn Veteran's Center Located at 25 Chapel Street in room 604.
- Our office can refer you to employment services, housing, food pantries and various veterans service organizations.
- In Addition to your Veteran Benefits, students may be eligible for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).
- Our office can help access emergency services such as food vouchers and metro cards while you wait for your benefit check.
- For academic program advisement, contact our veteran admissions counselor Vanessa Villanueva at 718-260-5500 or email@example.com.
- We serve free pizza at our "Boots to Books" veteran students weekly gathering event.
- Veteran educational benefit checks are sent directly to the veteran or dependent.
- Students must request enrollment certification for each semester in order to receive their educational benefits.
- After the enrollment certifications are sent out, first-time applicants should expect to wait 6 to 8 weeks before payment is received.
- You can use the web automated verification of enrollment (WAVE) System to verify your enrollment on the last day of the month.
- To verify enrollment on the last day of the month, call the toll free, interactive voice response (IVR) Telephone line, at 1-877-823-2378.
- If a veteran was deceased or totally disabled while in military service, his spouse or child may be eligible for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational Assistance.
- VA educational benefits do not need to be reported as income to the Internal Revenue Services (IRS).
- You can get your enrollment certification at the Registrar's office (NG15).
- Have more than one benefit option? Contact the Brooklyn Vet Center to determine which benefit offers the greatest value.