Honoring Our Veterans
NYIT is proud to serve veterans of the U.S. armed forces. We encourage veterans and their dependents to apply for educational benefits to help pay for NYIT tuition and assist with living expenses while enrolled at the university.
How to Apply and Receive Your Benefits
STEP 1 - Complete an Application to NYITMore
For questions about admissions, contact Andrew Fong, veteran liaison and admissions advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 516.686.1031.
STEP 2 - Apply for Financial AidMore
NOTE: To complete your 2018-2019 FAFSA, you can use the Data Retrieval Tool to transfer yours and your parents 2016 federal tax information to the FAFSA .
STEP 3 - Submit an Application for Veteran Education BenefitsMore
STEP 4 - Submit your NYIT Veteran Services formMore
STEP 5 - Submit Certificate of Eligibility to NYITMore
Once you receive your Certificate of Eligibility from Veterans Affairs, forward a copy to Nancy Borchers via email at email@example.com or by fax (516.686.1074) or by mail to the address below.
You will receive confirmation of your certification for veterans benefits once you’ve been accepted and enrolled at NYIT.
STEP 6 - Submit your military transcripts to NYIT’s Office of Prior LearningMore
Once you have been admitted to NYIT, have your military transcripts sent to NYIT for prior learning credit review.
STEP 7 - Apply for the Yellow Ribbon ProgramMore
You will be alerted by the Office of the Registrar when the Yellow Ribbon Program application process is open for NYIT students each semester. Application instructions will be provided via email at that time.
Office of the Registrar
Harry Schure Hall, Room 142-A
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
For questions about admissions, please reach out to Andrew Fong, veteran liaison and admissions advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 516.686.1031.