Across Columbia University's many schools and programs, veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces play an integral part in the student life, academic endeavors, and intellectual accomplishments of the University. This website serves as an online resource for learning about the veteran population at Columbia. Further, it offers a central and comprehensive repository of the services, policies, and procedures that affect students who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Graduate Schools and NROTC
Anne Marie Gesslein, Manager of Military and Veteran Affairs
Eric Halperin, Coordinator of Military and Veteran Affairs
202 Kent Hall
NOTE: Due to inclement weather, the Office of Veteran Affairs will close at 3:00pm today, January 26, and will also be closed Tuesday, January 27.
Our office is in 202 Kent Hall. You may reach us by phone at 212-854-3161 and by email at email@example.com. Our fax number is 212-854-2818.
We have walk-in hours on the following days: Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Appointments are welcome Tuesdays and Thursdays; please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment time.
School of General Studies
(Please visit https://gs.columbia.edu/veterans)
Assistant Director of Educational Financing for Veterans Benefits
408 Lewisohn Hall
Teachers College: The Office of the Registrar
Thorndike Hall, 3rd Floor
525 West 120th Street, Box 311
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 678-4050
Submit Veterans Request for Certification Form
GS students: gs.columbia.edu/veterans-request-certification-fall-spring
Grad students: veteranaffairs.columbia.edu/content/veterans-request-certification