Welcome veterans and those of you still serving. We appreciate and value your service, and we are committed to supporting your academic and career goals.

SUNY CCC has specific staff that work with our veterans and active service members. Contact and we'll work with you on your educational goals. We can answer questions about campus, admissions, financial aid, registration, or anything else you want to know about SUNY CCC.

Accredited by the Veterans Administration for educational benefits to qualified veterans, and under Chapter 35, Title 38, U.S.C.

Our academic programs and services are designed to accommodate your needs and our dedicated educational planner can help you begin or restart your college career to get the job you deserve, SUNY CCC offers teaching excellence; small class sizes; academic credit for military training; direct access to faculty and support services; and cultural and athletic activities. 

Academic Credit for Military or Other Training Programs

Credit for military or other training programs may be earned through any of the following means:

  • Military course work;
  • Non-collegiate institution-sponsored courses/workshops as recommended for credit by the American Council on Education;
  • Coursework approved by the New York State Education Department or a SUNY CCC associate dean;
  • SUNY CCC approved training programs offered through industry.

Wellness Requirement: Students with military training may receive transfer credit towards the wellness requirement (1 activity credit and 1 awareness credit) by submitting an official military transcript or a DD214 that reflects completion of basic training.

Credit for Prior Learning: This program acknowledges lifelong learning, including military credit, on-the-job training programs, exams (CLEP, DSST, etc.) and special assessment of life/work learning (portfolio) development.

Financial Benefits

  • New York State Veterans Tuition Award-receive 100% tuition benefit ( Eligible Veterans are New York State residents discharged under honorable conditions from the U.S. Armed Forces and who are:
    • Vietnam Veterans who served in Indochina between December 22, 1961 and May 7, 1975;
    • Persian Gulf Veterans who served on or after August 2, 1990;
    • Afghanistan Veterans who served during hostilities on or after September 11, 2001;
    • Veterans of United States Armed Forces who served in hostilities that occurred after February 28, 1961 as evidenced by receipt of an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal or a Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal.
  • Availability of GI Bill® (CH. 33, CH. 30, CH. 1606 and CH. 31) and Dependent Education Benefits (CH. 35). Please consult the GI Bill website for eligibility requirements, payment rates, and additional information regarding VA benefits.

CCC Financial Aid Information for Veterans

Find answers to many common questions about the GI Bill®:

Military Records and Transcripts

Need your military records and transcripts? Contact the appropriate office listed below:

Resources for Veterans


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 requires educational institutions to make certain disclosures to students using federal military and/or VA educational benefits. To view and print a copy of an estimated personalized cost of attendance you can visit the SUNY Net Price Cost Calculator  and select SUNY Corning Community College from the dropdown. Additional financial information can be found at the NCES College Navigator site. 


The SUNY Financial Aid Plan (FAP) will provide a more in-depth analysis and accurate picture of student cost once the student has filed their FAFSA, completed a SUNY application, and has been accepted by a campus.