Veteran and Military Education
Information and Resources for Veterans and Military Students
Empire State College Office of Veteran and Military Education (OVME) has served military students since 1971. The college offers:
- undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees as well as undergraduate certificates and graduate certificates
- pre-application advising and an evaluated educational plan at no charge
- credit for college-level learning gained through military training, standardized exams and other life experience.
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Office of Veteran and Military Education (OVME)
Empire State College
1 Union Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: 800-847-3000, ext. 2779
or 518-587-2100, ext. 2779
Those using veteran educational benefits must complete the Registrar Veterans Certification Request Form (PDF 135kB) each term prior to registration. This form authorizes Empire State College to provide required information and to certify your enrollment at ESC for the specified semester to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA).