Our Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

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.

Department Goals

To increase awareness and participation of cross training and professional development experiences and opportunities.

 Summer Office Hours:

Effective June 10-August 9:

Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm

Fridays: Closed 

 *The weeks of 6/17 and 7/1 we will be open remotely on Fridays and closed on the holidays 6/19 and 7/4


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

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.

image of the Military Advanced Education and Transition award
2019-20 Military Friendly School Logo

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.