Veteran's Educational Benefits

Registrar

Morrisville State College congratulates you on your decision to serve our country.  Whether you are a Veteran, Active Duty Service Member, Member of the National Guard, Reservist or Dependent, Morrisville would like to help you achieve your education goals.

Students, staff and faculty serve on the Morrisville State College Veteran's Taskforce.  The mission of the taskforce is to work collaboratively with departments and individuals across MSC to create a network of support for our veteran's and their families.  Learn more about the Veteran's Taskforce.

The Registrar's Office is responsible for certifying the enrollment of current veterans who are eligible and have applied for educational benefits. All veterans who are eligible must contact the Registrar's Office to start the process.

Students with an agreement with the Military concerning educational benefits may qualify under the following chapters:

  • Chapter 106 - Reserves
  • Chapter 30 - New G. I. Bill
  • Chapter 35 - Child of Veteran
  • Chapter 32 - VEAP
  • Chapter 31 - V.A. Rehabilitation

Please contact the Registrar's Office if you would like assistance in applying for the educational benefits while attending Morrisville State College. Only currently enrolled students are eligible to receive benefits.
 


VA Online is a new service which is now in operation at the Buffalo RPO. The Online system provides up to date information on changing laws, benefits and services available. To access VA OnLine:

  • Use PC and modem to dial in with 1-800-871-8387
  • Use internet address VAONLINE.VA.GOV
  • use telnet: IP address 192.48.131

For more information, visit the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) web site.

The Department of Veterans Affairs launched an online GI Comparison Tool to make it easier for veterans, service members and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country.The GI Bill Comparison Tool can be found at: http://benefits.va.gov/gibill/comparison

The Morrisville State College Veteran's Task Force is made up of faculty, staff and student volunteers attempting to increase the services offered and connections made to assist students in creating a positive learning environment. https://www.morrisville.edu/community/veterans.aspx

The Student Veteran's of American group provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation.    http://www.studentveterans.org/index.php


Are you waiting for your VA Education Benefits?  The Department of Veterans Affairs has made funds available for Veteran students who are still awaiting their education benefit claim to be processed.  Veteran Student Emergency Check Information

SUNY Military and Veteran Student - Continue Your Journey Toward Bigger Success

 You joined the military because you wanted to be part of something bigger. At The State University of New York, you can continue that journey. When you enroll at SUNY, you won’t be putting your military experience in the past; you’ll be using it as an asset to take on new challenges going forward. 

http://www.suny.edu/attend/get-started/military-and-veteran-students/

VA Open Data

The VA is working to make information resources easier to find, access and use, while protecting individual personal data. VA's Open Data initiative strives to provide easy access to information that can fuel entrepreneurship, innovation and public policy research, such as:

  • Patterns and comparative rates of health conditions for vulnerable Veteran groups
  • Location information for Veteran gravesites across the U.S.
  • Analysis on the growing number of women Service members and Veterans

How can VA data help you? Learn more about how VA information is improving Veteran services and sign up for future updates on VA Open Data: 

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