Veteran resources

NYU Meyers is honored to work with veterans interested in earning their nursing degree to launch their nursing careers. The College offers outstanding academic programs and comprehensive services, as well as a supportive team of faculty, administrators and staff who are committed to making sure you get the most from your experience.

When you’re a student, you’re joining a long and distinguished tradition of nursing excellence, and taking the first steps of a journey that will reward you for years to come. Today’s nursing professionals are at the heart of cutting-edge interprofessional healthcare teams that are transforming the delivery and the quality of patient care. Nationally recognized as an innovator in nursing education and practice, NYU Meyers is uniquely qualified to prepare you to make the most of the amazing opportunities that await you as one of tomorrow’s nurse leaders!

Below are links to important information about the College, our stellar academic programs, and important resources for veterans from key offices at NYU – covering everything from how to use your G.I. benefits to pay for your education, to housing options, student services, and the basics about the student experience.

Government resources

Federal National State
Disability Compensation Give an Hour-Counseling and Mental Health NYC Mayor's Office of Veterans' Affairs
Home Loan Guaranty IAVA MHA-NYC
Life Insurance NAMI Veterans Resources NYS Division of VA
VA Healthcare National Call Center for Homeless Veterans VA NY Harbor Healthcare System: Brooklyn Campus
Vocational Rehabilitation National Military Family Association VA NY Harbor Healthcare System: Manhattan Campus
Veterans Crisis Line James J. Peters VA Medical Center (Bronx, NY)
VFW VA NY Harbor Healthcare System Brooklyn Campus
VA NY Harbor Healthcare System Brooklyn Campus

 

NYC programs and groups

NYMetro Veterans: This group was created to inform veterans, active duty, reservists, National Guard, family members, organizations and individuals of issues, news and events of importance to veterans from the City (NYC - five borough area), State and Federal level.
American Corporate Partners: American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a nationwide mentoring program dedicated to helping veterans transition from the armed services to private enterprise through career counseling and networking with professionals from some of America’s finest corporations. ACP’s participating institutions currently include 17 partners, and will number 22 by next quarter.
Service Women's Action Network:  SWAN is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that works to improve the welfare of current U.S. servicewomen and to assist all women veterans.
YOGA For Vets NYC:  Is free to all veterans, family members, VA employees and veteran's health care practitioners.  For more information call 212-929-0586, ext. 0.


Student Services

Military Service/Veteran’s Resources
NYU Meyers Academic Advising
NYU Meyers Student Organizations
Henry and Lucy Moses Center for Students with Disabilities
NYU Wellness Exchange
Wasserman Center for Career Planning
Bobst Library
Center for Spiritual Life
Coles Sports Center

FAQs for military students

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How do I determine if I am eligible for veteran benefits for my nursing studies?

To determine your eligibility for veteran benefits, please contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-827-1000 or see their website.

What NYU office do I work with to coordinate my benefits with the Department of Veteran Affairs?

After confirming your benefits with the Department of Veteran Affairs, you will work with the University Office of the Registrar. Please contact the NYU Certifying Official in the Office of the Registrar at certifications@nyu.edu or call (212) 998-4280 to start the process.

Is there a community of veterans, active service, and dependents at NYU?

The NYU Student Resource Center hosts several events each year from socials to military meet-ups.

Can I apply for supplemental scholarships?

If you still have a financial need after utilizing veterans’ benefits, you are welcome to apply for the scholarships. All scholarships require completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other application materials.

How can I obtain career counseling to support my career transition?

The Wasserman Center for Career Development provides career counseling and workshops for nursing students.

Does the College accept ACE or CLEP credits?

At this time, we do not accept ACE or CLEP coursework.

How can I learn more about the admissions process for nursing programs?

All prospective applicants are encouraged to view our website, attend an open house, Starbucks coffee talk, lunch-time chats or call the main line for the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions at 212-988-5317 with any questions.