The Certifying Official meets with new and returning veteran and dependent students on a regular basis to make sure their benefits (GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon, etc.) are activated within a timely fashion with the New York State Veterans Affairs office. In addition, she can discuss verification process and loan options.
Addie Newman, Associate Director of Financial Aid Administration Thomas Hall 3.64 718-862-7382 email@example.com
Explore Servicemember Benefits to See if You May Qualify:
Servicemember Civil Relief Act (SCRA) Interest rate cap of no more than 6%
0% interest while receiving hostile pay
HEROES Act Waiver that streamlines documentation requirements for certain program benefits
Income-Driven Repayment plans that base your monthly payment amount on your income and family size with payments as low as $0
Public Service Loan Forgiveness after a certain number of loan payments
Postpone or defer payments during certain periods of, and immediately following, active duty*
All of a portion of loan forgiveness if you are disabled due to a service injury
Loan repayment through special Department of Defense repayment program
*Interest may accrue during periods of deferment or postponement.
Eligibility criteria for benefits vary by program and may include such factors as the type of military service, whether your loans were taken out prior to the date you began active duty status, and your income and family size.
For more information about scholarships and other benefits for veterans, visit:
Sarah Glessner, Learning Specialist, Center for Academic Success Thomas Hall, 3rd Floor 718-862-7753 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Center for Academic Success provides programs and initiatives to help the learning experience of all students. This includes peer tutoring, individual tutoring, study groups and online tutoring. Your academic coach will help you focus on long-term and short-term goals, time-management, study skills, and test-taking strategies.
Teneka Hardy, Assistant Director for On Campus Recruiting Thomas Hall, 3rd Floor 718-862-7963 email@example.com
The Center for Career Development offers numerous programs and resources to assist you with transitioning your academic experience into professional success. Each of Manhattan College's undergraduate schools has a dedicated career advisor who can provide guidance regarding choosing a major, career paths and job opportunities.
The Counseling Center services are provided at no charge to help students reach their educational goals and work through any personal issues that are causing anxiety or distress. Regular office hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., but evening appointments are also available by request. There are various types of assistance available, including short-term individual counseling, student groups that meet weekly, private consultation, crisis intervention, referrals to local mental health resources, substance abuse screening and referrals, and educational programs.
The Specialized Resource Center (SRC) serves all students with special needs including individuals with a temporary disability, such as those resulting from injury or surgery. The SRC is a resource for students, faculty and the college at large. Use of services is voluntary, strictly confidential and free of charge. The SRC strives to ensure educational opportunity for all students with special needs by providing access to full participation in all aspects of campus life. There is no fee for SRC services, but student need to provide appropriate documentation.
Stephen Kaplan, Ph.D. oversees the Veterans at Ease Program, which includes retreat programs for stress reduction, building bonds between veteran-students, and building bonds between veteran-students and Manhattan College faculty in order to facilitate the successful transition to civilian/academic life.