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Ramapo College of New Jersey

Yellow Ribbon Program Participant
Proportion of tuition & fee costs and number of vets to be served:
50% of the difference over the highest in-state tuition and fees for up to 50 students
Designated individual/office to assist veterans:
Office of Veterans Affairs

Dorothy Gillman, Assoc Dir of Financial Aid, Veterans Administrator

505 Ramapo Valley Road

Mahwah, NJ 07405

Telephone: 201 684-7548

Email: dgillman@ramapo.edu

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
  • 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
  • Scholarship assistance specifically designated for veterans
  • Academic advising
  • Tutoring services
  • Career planning/career services
  • 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
  • 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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