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Fairleigh Dickinson University

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

There is no set limit on how many veterans we cover. If a veteran goes for an Associates, Bachelors, Graduate, or Doctorate the university will cover the half of the portion of tuition, along with VA, that is not covered by the state cap.
Designated individual/office to assist veterans:

Office of Veteran Services

Ariel Jacob Luna, Director of Veterans Services

1000 River Road

H-DH1-06

Teaneck, NJ 07666
  ephone: 201.692.7085

Email:ajluna@fdu.edu

Website dedicated to services for veterans: http://www.fdu.edu/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
  • Adaptive learning techniques (special needs)
  • 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
  • Academic advising
  • Tutoring services
  • Career planning/career services
  • Veterans' clubs/student lounge or designated gathering place
  • Student health services related to post-traumatic stress disorder, or traumatic brain injury
  • A licensed counselor or psychologist trained specifically to address the needs of veterans with disabilities
  • Counselor Specialist qualified to support/assist students with brain injuries

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
  • Evaluated credit for corporate testing programs, as recommended by the ACE guide to the Evaluation of Corporate Training


Last Updated: Friday, 09/13/13

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