Veterans Services at Brookdale

The Veterans Service group brings together options at Brookdale and outside resources to assist students who are Veterans or eligible to receive Veteran benefits.

Brookdale staff from a variety of offices including Admissions & Registration, Counseling, Disability Services, Experiential Learning & Career Services, Financial Aid, Business & Community Development, Student Life & Activities, and Testing Services have committed themselves to provide you with assistance at Brookdale and referrals to helpful external sources of information and resources.  Be sure to click on the Resources link at the right for full contact information on these services.

The Veterans Center at Brookdale helps all veterans and eligible dependents make full use of their V.A. Educational Entitlements under the Montgomery GI Bill®, National Guard Tuition Waiver, VA Vocational Rehabilitation, VEAP/REAP and VRAP programs. Information and referral to other veterans’ benefits are available, as is information on the New Jersey Tuition Assistance Program for eligible veterans.

GI Bill®-approved continuing education courses are offered by Brookdale’s Center for Career Development. These courses provide the opportunity for all county and student veterans to pursue job-specific training in various areas. Find out more by selecting Continuing Education Courses for Veterans in the navigation pane.

Join the Student Veterans Group on Facebook and get the latest Club updates, GI Bill information and access to other resources.

New: First-Year Seminar designed just for Veterans

Brookdale’s popular one-credit HUDV 107 course, covering college life, degree choices, career paths, and other important issues for first-time college attendees, is now available in a veterans-specific version.

Tuition and fees will be waived for veterans. Space is limited to 20 students, so stop in the Veterans Center in MAC 112 for approval.

The class will run during the Spring Term and will be taught by Douglas Larsen, USMC Recon GySGT, a veteran of Beirut, and licensed counselor. Special course topics for veterans include transition to civilian and college life, career path clarification, networking and job search, support for life issues, and more. View the course syllabus.  

To register, you must stop in at Veterans Services for course approval – please call 732-224-2095 with any questions.

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