Helpful Websites

Resources with helpful information:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Access up-to-the-date, important information about your education benefits and eligibility.

New York State Division of Veterans Affairs
A source of information for the New York State Veteran, including education, scholarships and Veterans Tuition Awards.

Student Veterans of America
Their mission is to provide military Veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education.   
A resource for Veterans that provides information on education benefits, tuition assistance, spouse/family benefits and available scholarships.   

GI Bill
Read about the history of the GI bill and what its benefits mean to you.
GI Bill pamphlet

20 Top FAQs for the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Frequently Asked Questions about the GI Bill with the simple, direct answers you may be looking for.

Veterans On-Line Application (VONAPP)
The Veterans Online Application (VONAPP) website is an official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website that enables service members, Veterans and their beneficiaries to apply for benefits using the Internet.

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
This website connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders. You can reach out through their confidential toll-free hotline, online chat or text.

Yellow Ribbon Program
Learn about this Post 9-11 GI Bill provision that allows Veterans to attend private schools and graduate programs that cost more than the state tuition cap. Yellow Ribbon Program FAQ's

Federal Student Aid
An Office of the U.S. Department of Education the helps Veterans prepare for college, research available aid and apply for funding.

Scholarships for Veterans
A list of scholarships for Veterans, provided by the Disabled Veterans National Foundation.

GI Bill Comparison Tool
Learn about education programs and compare estimated benefits.

Basic Allowance for Housing Calculator (BAH)
This U.S.-based allowance provides uniformed service members equitable housing compensation based on housing costs in local housing markets when government quarters are not provided. Calculate your current rate.

Department of Defense Form DD214 for Discharge Papers
Request your military service records online at this National Archives website.