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The Bursar’s Office manages the financial aspects of Veteran Educational Benefits, while the Registrar’s Office provides the VA with enrollment certifications. Questions about eligibility and tuition/housing coverage should be directed to the Department of Veterans Affairs at: or call 1-888-442-4551.

Once you receive your eligibility from the VA, please contact the Registrar’s Office Veteran School Certifying Official at 518-458-5464 or in order to initiate the use of your veteran educational benefits at The College of Saint Rose.

Veteran and veteran family students at The College of Saint Rose have ongoing responsibilities to Veterans Affairs (VA), and the School Certifying Official (SCO) at Saint Rose. These groups closely monitor enrollment status and academic progress. It is the responsibility of the student using veteran educational benefits to follow the policies and guidelines outlined by the VA and The College of Saint Rose.

38 USC 3679 – Students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Chapter 31) benefits, and who have submitted a valid Statement of Benefits or Certificate of Eligibility, shall not be imposed any penalty, while payment to the institution is pending from the VA. The institution will not:

  • Prevent nor delay the student’s enrollment;
  • Assess a late penalty fee to the student;
  • Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding;
  • Deny the student access to any resources available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution, including but not limited to access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities.