Step by Step Guide

The list below describes and links the different steps in the enrollment process. For additional assistance with your transition to QCC please contact the QCC Office of Military and Veterans Services at (718) 281-5767 or We would also like to invite you to visit our office in the 
Library, Room 421. 

If you are currently on Active Duty or Deployed and want to enroll for the next term:


Academic Advisement can be completed over the phone after the admissions process is completed.

Contact Military and Veterans Services at (718) 281-5767 for an appointment. 


  All of the Pre-Admission steps can be completed electronically on our website.
  _________ Apply to Queensborough Community College
After you submit your Admission Application, be sure to select the "PAY LATER" option on the payment options screen

Submit an Application Fee Waiver 


Request an official copy of your Military and/or other transcrips be sent to the Office of Admissions at CUNY

Transcripts must be evaluated by QCC to determine course equivalencies


Apply for Federal, VA, and/or State Veterans benefits  
Our website contains information and eligibility requirements for various benefits. For assistance in deciding which benefit may be best for you, please contact the VA directly at 888-GI-Bill-1

Guide for the Veterans On-Line Application (VONAPP) To Apply for Federal VA benefitsQuick Guide on the Veterans Online Application (VONAPP)


Apply for Financial Aid and/or TAP


Watch the Financial Aid TV videos in the Veterans Category

Once you are accepted to Queensborough:


Complete an “Admissions Response Form/Commitment Fee Waiver” in the Office of Admissions (A-210)
Provide a copy of your DD-214 or Statement of Service for a commitment fee waiver

  _________ Take Placement Exams (Students will be notified of exam dates) (If needed)
_________ Turn in copy of Shot Records/Immunizations to Health Services, Medical Arts Bldg. Room MC-02

Schedule an appointment for Academic Advisement w/ Military and Veterans Services (

  _________ Register for your courses online using CUNYfirst

Students w/ Educational Benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (

  _________ After you register please visit our Certifying Official, in the Office of Military and Veterans Services, (718) 281-5767 or
Eligibility for benefits is determined by the VA. If approved, it may take 6-8 weeks for benefits to take effect.
  • During this meeting please submit the following documentation:
  • Obtain a tuition deferment if awaiting benefits to ensure that your courses are not dropped.
  • To request a waiver for HE and PE courses.
    Students receiving the waiver must still complete the credits in any course of their choosing
  Check your Tigermail student email account frequently for veteran specific information regarding: Jobs, benefits, advisement and registration, certification verification, and more.