About Us

Office of Military and Veterans Services


The Veterans Center

    On behalf of all of our faculty and staff it is an honor and a pleasure to welcome you to Queensborough Community College. As a Community College we take great pride in ensuring that we provide the best possible services to our students and our community. If there is anything that we can do to assist you in your transition to QCC, please let us know.

    Regardless of your service status, our goal is to assist military service members and Veterans by providing services with the utmost amount of professionalism, integrity, and courtesy. You have sacrificed your time for the betterment and security of our nation, and we are extremely grateful for that. Now let us serve you.

    Please visit our Step-by-Step Guide link for information regarding the application and registration process. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call, email, or stop by our office.

Thank you for your service and Welcome to QCC!

Your Military and Veterans Services Team

Edwin Gonzalez
(Army National Guard 2001-2007)
Coordinator, Military and Veterans Services

Mariela Hernandez
Office Assistant, Military and Veterans Services                                                  

Kinyetta Atkins
College Assistant, Military and Veterans Services

Library, Room 421
(718) 281-5767


We can assist you with the following:

- Academic Advisement
- Admissions Assistance
- Applying for Benefits & VA Benefit Information
- VA Benefit Certification
- Curriculum Changes (Change of Major)
- Outside referrals related to your Career and Health
- Classroom and Instructor Concerns
- Class Registration
- Military Deployment and/or Activation
- Any Questions, Complaints, or Concerns


Veterans Center (SU-LL, Rm 5), V.E.T. Mentors: Veterans Education Transition (VET) Mentors are current Student-Veterans that assist in monitoring our Veterans Center. They can assist with general questions relating to the college. 

Fall 2014 V.E.T. Mentors

Vincent Knight U.S. Navy & Coast Guard
Charles Niemeyer U.S. Marine Corps
Bobby Lopez U.S. Marine Coprs
Jaydee Rampersad U.S. Army
Gullit S. Etienne U.S. Army National Guard

P.R.O.V.E. Graduate Interns

        Ami-Lyn Sussman & Sangeeta U. Singh

P.R.O.V.E (Project for Return and Opportunity in Veterans Education): PROVE interns are graduate students at the School of Social Work at Hunter College, and are vetted by the PROVE staff before being placed on each campus. They receive regular training regarding QCC programs, and Veterans initiatives to assist Military and Veterans Services with general programing and outreach.