Veterans Benefits

Veterans Benefits

Honoring Our Veterans

New York Tech 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 New York Tech tuition and assist with living expenses while enrolled at the university.

Why New York Tech is the right choice for you

How to Apply and Receive Your Benefits

STEP 1 - Complete an Application to New York Tech

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Apply to New York Tech.

Remember to use code VTRN to waive the standard $50 application fee.

For questions about admissions, contact Andrew Fong, veteran liaison and admissions advisor, at afong03@nyit.edu or 516.686.1031.

STEP 2 - Apply for Financial Aid

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Learn about financial aid opportunities at New York Tech. Get a FSA ID and complete your FAFSA application.

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 .

To complete your 2019-2020 FAFSA, you can use the Data Retrieval Tool to transfer yours and your parents 2017 federal tax information to the FAFSA .

New York Tech's Long Island Campus and New York City Campus Federal School Code ("Title IV" code) for putting New York Tech as a school of your choice on the FAFSA is 002782.

STEP 3 - Submit an Application for Veteran Education Benefits

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Visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website and complete your Application for Veteran Education Benefits (Form 22-1990). Apply online or print and fill out a PDF application.

STEP 4 - Submit your New York Tech Veteran Services form

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Once you’ve submitted your Form 22-1990, fill out and submit your New York Tech Veteran Services form to Nancy Borchers via email at nborcher@nyit.edu or by fax (516.686.1074) or by mail to the address below

STEP 5 - Submit Certificate of Eligibility to New York Tech

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Once you receive your Certificate of Eligibility from Veterans Affairs, forward a copy to Nancy Borchers via email at nborcher@nyit.edu 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 New York Tech.

STEP 6 - Submit your military transcripts to New York Tech’s Office of Prior Learning

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Once you have been admitted to New York Tech, have your military transcripts sent to New York Tech for prior learning credit review.

STEP 7 - Apply for the Yellow Ribbon Program

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You will be alerted by the Office of the Registrar when the Yellow Ribbon Program application process is open for New York Tech students each semester. Application instructions will be provided via email at that time.

Find more student veteran resources

Contact Us

Nancy Borchers
New York Institute of Technology
Office of the Registrar
Harry Schure Hall, Room 142-A
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Phone: 516.686.1277
Fax: 516.686.1074
military@nyit.edu

For questions about admissions, please contact Frank Rivera, military and veteran affairs director, at friver05@nyit.edu or 212.261.1507