External Resources and Services
Military-Related Web Sites
Air Force ROTC —Very useful information about the Air Force ROTC program.
American Corporate Partners – Mentorship for veterans to facilitate transition into the civilian workforce
Army ROTC —Very useful information about the Army ROTC program.
DANTES (Defense Activities for Non-Traditional Education Support)—Main site for information about DANTES that provides up-to-date news regarding tuition assistance programs, information workshops, and testing.
DOD—Official site of the United States Department of Defense.
GI Bill—Veterans Administration site for information on GI Bill educational benefits for active and former service members; contains online forms needed to apply for benefits.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America —a place for OIF/OEF veterans to connect to what’s important to them.
Military.com—A very well researched and complete site covering a large assortment of military related topics including benefits of service.
MilitaryOneSource – a comprehensive website for all military related questions or concerns.
Military Officers Association of America – find scholarships, grants, and loans.
New Jersey Department of Veterans Affairs – all NJ State Veterans Affairs resources.
Scholarship & Financial Aid Guide for Veterans—This guide offers great resources for active & retired military personnel, as well as scholarships specifically for children and grandchildren of those who have served.
Student Veterans of America —This site provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.
Today’sMilitary.Com—A good site for anyone considering a military career, with information on over 4,000 military jobs plus links for students, parents, counselors and teachers.
USMilitary.Com—Very extensive and helpful site containing numerous links to all aspects of the military, including career and educational information. A must visit!
Veterans Administration—Official site of the Department of Veterans Affairs; contains links for information on major programs and benefits.
Veteran’s Guide to Job Hunting—Know the basic documents needed for a job search, job opportunities specific to veterans & advice on how to make the transition back to civilian life.
VONAPP —An official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website that enables service members, veterans and their beneficiaries, and other designated individuals to apply for benefits online.
Saint Peter’s University Veterans – If you would like to contact the VA during off hours from class about your VA education or health benefits or looking for future employment, use any of the links below.
- If you would like to research, find, access, and, in time, manage your VA benefits and personal information please visit and/or register at warriorcare.dodlive.mil/caregiver-resources/nrd/.
- If you are looking for a job or are an employer committed to hiring Veterans, please register on the Veterans Employment Center™ (VEC) at: www.va.gov/careers-employment/.
- If you are seeking employment in the federal government, particularly the VA, our VA for Vets high-tech tools and resources can help. Visit online at vaforvets.va.gov or call 1-855-824-8387.
You can also send the VA a secure email that will usually be answered within 48 hours and search for answers to frequently asked questions and register to be notified of any updates to the information. This contact method is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can also be utilized worldwide. Its’ easy, just visit gibill.custhelp.va.gov to enter the “Ask a Question” site or to review frequently asked questions.
If you want to call the VA Education Benefits Center, dial 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551). This line only accepts calls from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. central time Monday – Friday and the wait time can be 20 minutes or more.