Veterans Benefits

Veterans Benefits

Honoring Our Veterans

NYIT 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 NYIT tuition and assist with living expenses while enrolled at the university.

Why is NYIT a great choice for veterans?

Why NYIT is right choice for you

How to Apply and Receive Your Benefits

STEP 1 - Complete an Application to NYIT

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Apply to NYIT.

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

STEP 2 - Apply for Financial Aid

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

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 NYIT Veteran Services form

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Once you’ve submitted your Form 22-1990, fill out and submit your NYIT 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 NYIT

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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 NYIT.

STEP 6 - Submit your military transcripts to NYIT’s Office of Prior Learning

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Once you have been admitted to NYIT, have your military transcripts sent to NYIT 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 NYIT students each semester. Application instructions will be provided via email at that time.

Additional VA and Governmental Resources

Contact Us

Nancy Borchers
NYIT
Office of the Registrar
Harry Schure Hall, room 142-A
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Phone: 516.686.1277
Fax: 516.686.1074
Email: military@nyit.edu