Veteran Services

Vaughn College Proudly Welcomes Veterans to Join Our Campus

If you are a veteran, you’ll be interested to know that at Vaughn, all of your military experience, training and knowledge in your discipline will give you a valuable head start in the College’s diverse areas of study. In addition, our College veteran services provide you with the resources, guidance, and tools to be successful on campus and beyond.

In addition, our College veteran services provide you with the resources, guidance, and tools to be successful on campus and beyond.

For more information please contact Diaconisa Henriquez, assistant director and VA Certifying officer, in the student accounts office via  Zoom Room ID:  935 812 441; or via email at or 718.429.6600, ext. 124.

See our Recruitment and Compliance policy here.

Veterans Choose Vaughn

In addition to the benefits veterans receive for their valuable and admirable experience, they are attracted to Vaughn’s extensive veteran services and resources for support and guidance as they transition from military to college life. Veterans have the opportunities to get involved, make valuable connections with professionals in the industries we serve, while also getting guidance for the next steps in their careers.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Vaughn as one of the “Best Regional Colleges for Veterans” because of the outstanding resources and programs offered to veterans. Vaughn is also recognized by the US Department of Veterans Affairs as a Yellow Ribbon Institution.


Explore the College Veterans Services Offered on Campus

Vaughn College is committed to providing supportive services and college resources to student veterans in their transition from military life to their pursuit of a college degree at Vaughn.

We recognize that the veteran student’s needs are more complex and diverse than the traditional college student. Our Veterans Affairs Office serves the needs of our veteran student population, identifies and addresses issues and allocates resources for success.

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