SU's Veterans Resource Center

IMPORTANT LINKS

SU VA Benefits Request Form

Yellow Ribbon Participation
  2014-2015 (pdf)

Admissions

GI BILL

GI Bill Helpline
1-888-GI-BILL1
1-888-442-4551


U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs

VA CareerScope

NYS Department of
Veterans Affairs


National Resource Directory

Google for Veterans

Syracuse University

DOD MWR Libraries–
College Preparation


Useful Documents

Regional Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

GI Bulge

Veterans Resource Center
700 University Ave., Room 107
315-443-3261
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
veterans@syr.edu

Veterans Lounge
700 University Ave., Room 310
315-443-9297
Monday-Thursday 1-8 p.m.
Friday 1-4 p.m.
Summer hours vary.

 

Syracuse University

 

 

 


SU’s Veterans Resource Center:
Dedicated to providing the services you need as you pursue your education

SU VRC logoAs a veteran of the U.S. armed forces, you have earned educational benefits. We are pleased that you are considering Syracuse University as you plan your future. Our proud history of serving veterans dates back to World War II, when SU ranked nationally among the leaders in veteran enrollment. We remain committed to supporting those who have served our country, and recently established the Veterans Resource Center—housed at University College, 700 University Avenue—to provide the services you need as you pursue your education.

View our SU Veterans Resource Center brochure and informational flyer.


Of Interest

   

Veterans Day Ceremony VETERANS DAY 2014

Syracuse University celebrated Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 11, with a ceremony in Hendricks Chapel at 11 a.m. The day began at 5 a.m. with members of the Army and Air Force ROTC, student organizations, and faculty and staff reading over 6,800 names of the servicemen and women who have died since 9/11/01. The reading took place on the steps of Hendricks Chapel and took nearly six hours to complete.
 
A Warrior Run organized by Syracuse University's College of Law’s V.I.S.I.O.N. program began at 6 a.m. on the Quad. The Syracuse University community was invited to join the ROTC units, local veterans’ organizations, and military installations on a 2.2 mile run through the campus.
 
Major General John Batiste, U.S. Army (Ret.) was the keynote speaker. Syracuse University Architecture student and Army ROTC Cadet Battalion Commander Jared Grace, acted as master of ceremonies.
 
The Syracuse University Singers and the 198th Army Band Quintet performed at the event, which culminated in a wreath-laying ceremony on the quad and the raising of the American flag.

View a video of the 2014 ceremony.
View photos of the celebration.

   

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Syracuse University recognized graduating student veterans with a ceremony and reception. During the ceremony, Chancellor Syverud presented graduates with a red, white, and blue honor cord to wear proudly at other events throughout graduation weekend.

Click here to view photos of the celebration.

Vets Commencement Celebration
   

Paige Carlotti, Margaret Clevenger, and Nicholas Ferreiro talk with students at Syracuse using the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill about their experiences overseas and at the University. Click the image to view the full video.

Wear Orange
   
The number of military veterans attending Syracuse University has more than tripled since 2006, thanks to the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill and the university's efforts to recruit and retain veterans. Click the image to view the full video. Newhouse Video
 
Developed in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase & Co., Syracuse University now offers a Veterans Career Transition Program (VCTP) to prepare veterans for technology careers.
 
A useful list of colleges, universities (including Syracuse Unversity) and trade schools nationwide that offer veterans the best education, value, and welcome.
 
As part of the “RETURN THE FAVOR” Discount Program (Find & Assist Vets of Record), eligible Onondaga County residents will be issued an I.D. card identifying them as a qualified, honorably discharged veteran of any of the U.S. Armed Forces.
 
The Veterans Resource Center opened at University College in August 2009 to provide student veterans with a personalized set of services from recruitment to degree completion. Click the image to view the full video.
Open House

 

   
Syracuse University Veterans Resource Center • 315-443-9297 • veterans@syr.edu
700 University Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244