Veteran and Military Services Office

Dowling College was ranked in the

TOP 20%

of colleges that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students*


The Veteran and Military Services Office is dedicated to providing the support needed to help our servicemen and women adjust to college life. Our website is designed to inform service members, veterans, and eligible family members about the benefits and resources available to them on and off campus.

The Veteran and Military Services mission is to facilitate a smooth transition from military life to the college experience by providing veterans a strong support system and centralized “vet-friendly” services. Once again, we thank you for your service and would like to make your college experience a memorable one.

We are proud to have you here at Dowling and we thank you for your service!

Dowling is a proud member of the:

  • Yellow Ribbon School Program
  • ACE Credit is honored 


We proudly salute our veterans and welcome you to begin a new chapter of your life at Dowling, a Yellow Ribbon College.

Our Veteran and Military Services Coordinator is here to assist with the eligibility process for educational funding, while offering individualized counseling and support, customized for the needs of veterans.

Jean Vitale
Associate Director of Admissions
Fortunoff Hall, Room 225
Phone: 631-244-3009

Not only does Dowling College offer outstanding programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level in our Schools of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Education, but we also offer our Veteran students:

  • Peer-to-peer mentoring
  • Tailored academic and career services
  • A chapter of the Student Veterans of America
  • A dedicated student Veterans’ lounge


Veterans Educational Benefits Information