Veterans & Service Members

MILITARY ON CAMPUS

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

The admissions application process is the same for veterans and dependents as for other students. To learn more about applying to Columbia, visit the Prospective Students Page

 

ROTC APPLICANTS

Columbia's Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarship Program is available to qualified students who graduate from high school before August 1st of the year they intend to start Columbia. Learn more >

 

FEDERAL BENEFITS

The scope of benefits provided by the federal government help make obtaining an education possible for eligible veterans and dependents, regardless of socio-economic status.  Learn more >

 

STUDENT GROUPS


Columbia Veterans (Alumni)

MilVets

Columbia Law School Military Association (CLSMA)

Military in Business Association (MIBA)

Columbia SIPA Veterans Association (CSVA)

 


Army Navy

CONTACT US

Office of Military and Veterans Affairs
202 Kent Hall
MC 9203, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-854-3161
Fax: 212-854-2818
Email: veterans@columbia.edu

 

NROTC
Lerner Hall Room 116
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-851-9960
Fax: 212-851-9918
Email: nrotc@columbia.edu

 

Military Veterans at General Studies

Teachers College Veterans Benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veterans PPT

Click on the above image to review our basic orientation presentation.

GETTING STARTED

Across Columbia's many schools and programs, veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces play an integral part in the student life, academic endeavors, and intellectual accomplishments of the University. This website serves as an online resource for learning abou the services, policies, and procedures that affect students who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.  

Read More - Veterans Affairs Overview 

 

BASIC STEPS TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS

  1. Submit Federal Application
  2. Request for Certification
  3. Medical Insurance Waiver
  4. Basic Info and FAQs
GENERAL INFO

A number of financing and repayment options are available to qualified veterans:

 

 

 

RESOURCE LINKS

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, as well as state and local government, offers a number of educational assistance resources for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and their dependents.

 

FEDERAL

Montgomery Bill - CH 30

Vocational Rehabilitation - CH 31

GI Bill Information - CH 33

VA Yellow Ribbon Information

Fry Scholarship

Survivors' and Dependents' (DEA) - CH 35

Military Tuition Assistance

 

NEW YORK STATE

NYS Higher Education Services Corporation Military Corner 

Veterans Tuitions Awards

NYS Division of Military & Naval Affairs

 

CAMPUS RESOURCES

University Registrar

ID Center

Student Service Center

Student Services Online (SSOL)

Dining

Health

Housing (CC & Eng.)

Housing (Grad & GS)

IT Support

Lerner Hall

Transportation

Other Student Tools & Services

Lerner ramp

NEWS ALERTS

Submit Request for Certification - Fall 2016 Term

 

Columbia Business School Grad and Tillman Scholar Jeff Mueller Influences Others With ‘Character Does Matter’ Approach. Read the interview at the Pat Tillman Foundation.

 

Columbia has been named a Military Friendly school by Victory Media. Read more.