Veteran Services

CANISIUS IS A YELLOW RIBBON SCHOOL

  • US News consistently ranks Canisius in the top 20 universities in the Northeast
  • Dedicated veteran’s support staff and services
  • Flexible military service credits
  • Finish your graduate degree in one year
  • 125 undergraduate & graduate majors, including online and 4+1 master’s degree programs

GI Jobs Magazine Lauds Canisius as Military Friendly

The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list honors colleges & universities that are doing the most to embrace military service members & veterans as students. 


Military Guide

SALT has a financial planning guide specifically designed for service members, veterans and their families to help with school and life costs. Click the image below to read more:  

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 | rapones@canisius.edu
Monday-Friday |  8am-5pm

For more information about your educational benefits, please contact:

Office of Admissions
716.888.2200 | GriffVet@canisius.edu
Toll Free: 1.800.843.1517

Michele Rizzo
Assistant Director of Financial Aid | Old Main 100
716.888.2300 | rizzo@canisius.edu

For Federal Benefits

Toll Free: 1.888.GIBILL.1
GI Bill Website

For New York State Benefits

New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs

Higher Education Services Corp (HESC)
Toll Free: 1.888.697.4372

For Erie County Assistance

Erie County Veterans Service Agency
95 Franklin Street, Suite 1254, Buffalo, NY 14202
716.858.6363