Veterans & Military Students

Veterans & Military Students

SUNY Sullivan welcomes applications from students who are currently serving or who have served in one of the branches of the United States Armed Forces, and we thank you for your service.

Our faculty and staff look forward to supporting you in your educational goals here at SUNY Sullivan. As an institution that is approved under the Veterans Educational Assistance Act (GI Bill), we want to help you maximize your benefits.

Please reach out to your high school guidance counselor and request that your official transcript be sent to Please ensure the transcript is signed and has the correct graduation date.

Military transcripts can also be emailed to

If you have attended another college, please request that your official college transcript also be sent to

  1. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), and Excelsior Scholarship Program (if applicable) applications. Financial aid applications can be completed as early as October 1st for the following academic year.
  2. Students who are unable to complete a FAFSA can complete the TAP application and the Senator Jose A Peralta application at
  3. Use SUNY Sullivan’s Federal School Code: 002879.
  4. Contact if you need assistance completing your form.
  5. Visit for more information.

To apply for VA benefits for the first time, you should visit the Veterans Affairs website. You may also call 1-888 GI BILL-1 (888-442-4551) to have an application mailed to you. You are welcome to go to the Learning Center’s computer lab (in the E Building) if you do not have access to a computer.

Click here for vaccination requirement details. 

In addition to your Immunization record, as of January 2022, all students with an on-campus presence must be fully vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus (At this time, students registered 100% online are exempt from this requirement, unless they are using on-campus services). Failure to provide the required documentation will result in administrative withdrawal from seated classes.

If you have any questions, please email

After your Admission application is submitted and transcripts have been received a member of our Admissions staff will reach out to connect you with a Learning Center advisor who will help you and make your class schedule.

Once you have registered for classes, you must be certified by one of SUNY Sullivan’s certifying officers:

  • Jennifer King, Director of Learning and Student Development Services/Counselor, 845-434-5750 x4335, E212D
  • Klu Padu, Career Placement and Transfer Advisor, 845-434-5750 x4202, E212F

The certification process includes submitting a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility, which you will receive after completing the application process. This only needs to be submitted once. You will also need to submit a copy of your class schedule to one of the certifying officers listed above; please notify a certifying officer every semester when you have officially registered for classes.

If you have earned an Expeditionary Medal and have an honorable discharge, apply for Veterans Tuition Assistance through New York State’s Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).

If you applied for financial aid, please go to this link to set up your new student portal for financial aid at SUNY Sullivan.

Please contact with any questions.

Click here to find out what it is, how to submit it, and why it could save you money.

You may still have an outstanding balance even after your financial aid is awarded and applied. Your tuition and fees must be paid, or a payment plan must be set up before your classes begin. Click here to find out how to access your balance and make a payment

The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 requires educational institutions to make certain disclosures to students using federal military and/or VA educational benefits. To learn more, contact the Financial Aid Office at


We strongly encourage you to apply for financial aid as soon as you start your application to ensure that you will have the aid you need.

Once you are admitted, there are Next Steps to Becoming a General that you’ll also need to complete.

Admissions Office

Interested in attending SUNY Sullivan but not sure where to begin?

The Admissions Office is here to help.

Admissions Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed Fridays during the summer)
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

One-Stop Office E Building


Our mission is to provide staff and resources to recruit, counsel and accept all eligible prospective students for SUNY Sullivan enrollment. To support a rich and rewarding college experience for its students. Admissions recruits a diverse student body from both within the Sullivan County Community and beyond. Information regarding SUNY Sullivan’s academic programs, student life and the enrollment process is promoted by Admissions through a variety of means to enhance prospective students’ academic careers and Sullivan County’s workforce.

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