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Veteran Student Hub

We, at the Student Veterans Organization (SVO) of the New York Institute of Technology, strive to provide a comprehensive platform for our veteran students, catering to their unique academic and co-curricular requirements. The SVO, a fraternity of veterans, is your home for veteran-centric services and support on campus.

Our Mission

At the New York Tech SVO, we are committed to:

  • Facilitating your transition from military to campus life.
  • Supporting your academic journey to ensure your success and degree completion.
  • Assisting you in realizing your career ambitions.
  • Guiding you to relevant New York Tech and community resources, and developing new services tailored to your needs.

Our Dedication

We are devoted to:

  • Enhancing institutional support for student veterans and streamlining the processes of their recruitment, services, and accommodation.
  • Providing veteran peer-to-peer support to help you achieve academic, professional, and personal success.
  • Establishing community ties to augment the network of veteran services and involve you in community service.

We have exclusive lounges for our student veterans at both Manhattan and Long Island campuses.

Manhattan Campus Veteran Lounge: Find your space at 26 W. 61st Street, Room 021. This central location is perfect for connecting, studying, or unwinding.

Long Island Campus Veteran Lounge: Join us at the Student Activity Center, Room 105. Enjoy this dedicated space for meeting, collaborating, or decompressing.

Access is granted with a valid student veteran's ID. Thank you for your service.

Find out about New York Tech Veterans Benefits

Additional VA and Governmental Resources

Contact Us

Nancy Borchers
Veteran Certifying Official
Office of the Registrar
Harry Schure Hall, Room 142-A
Phone: 516.686.1277
Fax: 516.686.1074

Joel Acevedo
Associate Director, Military and Veteran Affairs
Military and Veteran Affairs
26 West 61st Street, Room: M03 Manhattan
Phone: 646.273.6124

Felipe Henao, Ed.D.
Dean of Students