Veteran Support


  • 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:  


The Veterans Support 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 Support Office

Sierra Bonerb
Griff Center for Academic Engagement | Proctor Site Old Main 317
716.888.2485 |
Monday-Friday |  8am-5pm

For more information about your educational benefits, please contact:

Office of Admissions
716.888.2200 |
Toll Free: 1.800.843.1517

Michele Rizzo
Assistant Director of Financial Aid | Old Main 100
716.888.2300 |

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