Veteran's Support Staff

The Veterans Services office at Canisius College is dedicated to providing an environment that helps our veteran students achieve their academic and personal goals. Our staff is committed to creating a supportive and friendly atmosphere where students feel comfortable seeking assistance concerning both academic and non-academic issues.

Veteran Services Office

Sierra Bonerb
Griff Center for Academic Engagement, Proctor Site
Old Main 317
(716) 888-2485
Mon.- Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more information about your educational benefits, please contact:

Office of Admissions

(716) 888-2200
Toll free at 1-800-843-1517

Michele Rizzo

Assistant Director of Financial Aid | 
Old Main 100

(716) 888-2300

For Federal benefits:


GI Bill Website

For New York State benefits:

New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs

Higher Education Services Corp (HESC)


For Erie County assistance:

Erie County Veterans Service Agency

95 Franklin Street, Suite 1254

Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 858-6363