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Berkeley College

Yellow Ribbon program Participant
Proportion of tuition & fee costs and number of vets to be served:

The Berkeley College portion covers the remaining difference between the rates. Eligible veterans have 100% of their tuition and fees covered by the Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program
Designated individual/office to assist veterans:

Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

Dr. Richard Robitaille, Asst. Vice President
Rachel D'Alessandro (973) 278-5400 x6117
Tami Maurer (212) 986-4343 x4393
536 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102C
Telephone: 973.278.5400 x 1315

Email: ror@berkeleycollege.edu
Website dedicated to services for veterans
Website dedicated to services for veterans

Services Available:

  • Faculty and staff trained in understanding/recognizing the specific needs/concerns of past & current military personnel
  • Analysis of college credits earned at another institution
  • Orientation program
  • Campus housing
  • Admissions and/or financial aid staff aware of the passage of the new Post 911 GI Bill
  • Veterans' education benefit counseling
  • Financial aid/tuition assistance
  • Scholarship assistance specifically designated for veterans
  • Academic advising
  • Tutoring services
  • Career planning/career services
  • Veterans' clubs/student lounge or designated gathering place
  • A licensed counselor or psychologist trained specifically to address the needs of veterans with disabilities
  • A policy regarding tuition refunds for military activations and deployments
  • Course withdrawals as a result of military activations and deployments

College credits may be awarded for:

  • College course work at another institution
  • Evaluated credit awards for military training
  • Evaluated credit award for military occupational training
  • National testing program
  • Evaluated credit for corporate testing programs, as recommended by the ACE guide to the Evaluation of Corporate Training
  • Portfolio review or assessment
  • Challenge examinations or test-out procedures

Last Updated: Friday, 09/13/13

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