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Admissions Guide for
Prospective Student Veterans

Apply for VA Educational Benefits

1. Apply for your Veterans Educational Entitlements through the
    Department of Veteran Affairs
      a. If you have any difficulties with the VONAPP please note that you can
         reach the VA at 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).

2. Schedule an appointment with SUNY Delhi Veteran Affairs Office at
   (607) 746-4534.

3. Here is a list of the items that SUNY Delhi will require to certify
   your enrollment:
      a. Complete the SUNY Delhi Veteran Student Status Form (you are
         required to fill this out before every academic year before you
         are able to be certified for benefits).
               i. If you are a transfer student then you must submit a
                  Request for Change of Program or Place of Training (22-1995)
                  and provide a signed copy of this form to
                  the SUNY Delhi VA Office.
      b. Provide a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility. (You should
          receive this from the Buffalo Regional VA Office after they reach a
          determination on your eligibility for Veterans Benefits)
      c. (optional) Provide a copy of your DD-214 Member 4.
         (this will help us advise you)
      d. A copy of any Kicker Program documentation
         (Army/Navy/Marine Corps/Air Force College Fund, etc.)
      e. Provide a copy of any other supporting documentation relating to
         your educational entitlements. (Optional for Transfer Students)

Please submit appropriate documents to:

Traci Raymond, SUNY Delhi Certifying Official
Traci is the VA certifying officer for our campus and can also assist you with other financial aid issues as well. You may submit the information in person, via email, fax or U.S. Mail:

      Email: raymontl@delhi.edu
      Phone: 1-800-96-DELHI, 607-746-4571
      Fax: (607) 746-4104
      Mailing Address:
           Financial Aid Office, Traci Raymond Certifying Official
           SUNY Delhil
           Finanical Aid Office
           454 Delhi Drive, Bush Hall
           Delhi, NY 13753

Apply to SUNY Delhi

1. Complete the SUNY application online.
    Be sure to indicate SUNY Delhi as the school you are interested
    in attending.
    Prefer a paper application? Download SUNY Application in PDF

2. Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee or request a fee waiver.

3. Required Documentation:
      a. Official copy of High School Transcript - must include all NYS
         Regents scores.
      b. Equivalency Exam Scores (GED students only)
      c. Official College Transcript from each college attended
         (Transfers & students with college credits)
      d. Some applicants may be asked to submit
         supplemental admissions forms.
      e. SAT, ACT, Personal Essays, and Letters of Recommendations
         are NOT required, unless specifically requested by the admissions
         office. Applicants may provide these documents as a supplement to
         their application, if they wish to do so.
       f. You can apply to earn credit for your military experience by supplying
          a Joint Services Transcript (JST) to SUNY Delhi registrar:
                  i. The Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Navy are
                    now using a Joint Services Transcript (JST). The new program
                    has merged AARTS, SMART, and CGI to a single
                    transcript program. The Air Force supplies
                     Military Transcripts through the CCAF.

Please note that SUNY Delhi will evaluate your military transcripts and provide as much transfer credit as possible in accordance with your program of study and university policies.

Joint Services Transcript Guide >

Apply for Financial Aid

1. Obtain a PIN (Personal Identification Number) for student and one parent at www.pin.ed.gov.
      - Keep PINs in a safe place.
      - Use PINs as electronic signatures on the FAFSA and
        other aid applications.

2. File the FAFSA on the web as soon after January 1st as possible.
      - Filing online is highly recommended. It speeds the aid process.
      - Questions? Click here for "7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA."
        For a paper FAFSA call 1-800-4FEDAID.
        SUNY Delhi does not have paper FAFSAs.
      -List SUNY Delhi on your FAFSA. Our Federal school code is 002857.

3. Complete a Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application
    (New York State residents only)
      - Visit https://www.tapweb.org/totw/
      - Be sure to list the correct SUNY Delhi's TAP code:
           3020 for certificate and associate degree programs
           6020 for bachelor's degrees

4. Review your financial aid awards on Bronco Web.

SUNY Delhi will send you all forms, applications, and instructions needed to complete your aid, including student and parent loans. Read and follow all directions carefully.

Respond promptly to all requests from SUNY Delhi for additional information.

Use www.hesc.com to check the status of your TAP awards.

Use www.studentloans.gov to check the status of your federal direct loans.

Track your progress using the Financial Aid Checklist (Adobe Acrobat Reader required)

Contact the Financial Aid Office if you have questions: 1-800-96-DELHI, 1-607-746-4570 or financialaid@delhi.edu.


Contact Info

Matthew LaLonde,
Coordinator of Veteran Affairs

lalondmm@delhi.edu
(607) 746-4534
Fax: (607) 746-4104

233 Bush Hall
SUNY Delhi
454 Delhi Drive
Delhi, New York 13753

Last Updated: 10/22/13