Our Mission and Goals
The Office of Military and Veterans’ Services provides support and assistance to our military service members, veterans, and their families as they pursue their academic goals at Queensborough Community College. We meet that objective by providing intentional and focused outreach to our population, while assisting our students with admissions, career services, financial aid/benefits, certification, academic advisement, outside agency referrals and other areas that may arise.
To increase awareness and participation of cross training and professional development experiences and opportunities.
Queensborough Community College is dedicated to fostering a sense of community and enhancing the educational experience on campus. The Office of Military and Veterans Services (MVS) is dedicated to developing channels of communication between student, staff, faculty, and outside resources. The MVS team are dedicated student affairs professionals, supporting Veterans, military personnel, and dependent students. We offer several benefits such as:
- Priority registration for Veterans/Military/Dependents
- One-on-One Advisement
- Peer Mentor Program Opportunities
- Work-Study Positions Available
- Veterans application and commitment fee waiver
- Veterans Center with computer lab
- Advice and assistance in completion of VA beneficiary forms
Queensborough Community College is designated a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, and recognized as a top college for embracing military students and providing dedicated resources to ensure their success. In addition, Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) selected Queensborough Community College as a “Top School” in its 2017 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities.
We are happy to welcome you to QCC, and are grateful for your service to our country. Please do not hesitate to contact our office at any time should you have any questions or concerns at 718-281-5767, email VeteransServices@qcc.cuny.edu, or visit our office in the Library Room 421. We look forward to assisting you as you transition into our campus community.
A message from Dr. Brian A. Kerr, Vice President for Student Affairs
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28th, a decision has been made to close all student affairs offices at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 27th, as opposed to the usual 7:00 pm time.