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Office of Military and Veteran Services
North Hall, Rm 3122 
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 484-1329  

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 9am – 5 pm

Welby Alcantara, USMC
Coordinator, Office of Military & Veterans Services
North Hall Rm. 3122A
Phone: 212-484-1329

Mon-Friday 9am - 5pm 



Questions or comments with respect to the information presented on this webpage should be directed to Welby Alcantera, - 212-484-1329


Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs
The New Building Room L65.00 Phone: 212.237.8100 Fax: 212.237.8282

Division of Student Affairs helps student veterans, active duty, reservist, National Guard and their families to realize their full potential through innovative strategies that engage our urban commuter campus and promote a holistic approach to students' success and engaged learning. We provide integrated, student-centered educational activities resulting in empowered students leading engaged socially responsible lives.

The Counseling Services Center
Room L.68.00 NB Phone: 212.237.8111

The Counseling Service recognizes that returning veterans may benefit from support in their transition from soldier to scholar. To assist in that transition, we provide specialized academic advising and personal counseling from staff that have been specifically trained to understand the needs of student veterans.

Student Health Center
Room L.67.00 NB Phone: 212.237.8052 Fax: 212.237.8026 Email:

The John Jay Student Health Center provides quality and affordable health care to the student veterans, active duty, reservist, National Guard and their families and educates student patients about preventive and acute medical care. All military medical shot records have to be submitted or DD214 for shot waiver.

Women’s Center Department of Counseling (WC)
Room L.67.10 NB Phone: (212) 237-8184 Email:

The WC supports female student veterans, active duty, reservist, National Guard and their families success because it provides invaluable links between students centered research, peer networking, educational programming and clinical intervention.

The Office of Accessibility Services
Room L.66.00 NB Phone: 212.237.8031

John Jay’s Accessibility Services provides comprehensive access to support services and programs for undergraduate and graduate students veterans with hearing and visual impairments, mobility impairments, learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, chronic illnesses and psychological impairments.

Office of Community Outreach & Service-Learning
Room L.71.14 NB Phone: 646.557.4820

The Community Outreach and Service Learning Office have placed the welfare of veterans in the center of what we do. We conduct an Annual Treats for Troops drive which has brought some of the creature comforts of home to our active duty service men and women, as well as raising awareness of the needs of our returning veterans through our Homeless Veterans Survival Kits which we distribute in collaboration with our John Jay College Veterans Association.

Center for Career & Professional Development
Room: L72.00 NB Phone: (212) 237-8754 E:

The Center for Career & Professional Development works with veterans and military personnel to help translate their military skills into civilian job opportunities through career exploration, internships, and building a professional network. The Center is available for in person consultation and post counseling availability, workshop and event listings, and jobs and internships to our virtual career center John Jay Careers Online.

The Office of Student Transition Programs
Room: L.68.25 NB Phone: 212.237.8139

The Office of Student Transition Programs is responsible for student veterans, active duty, reservist, and National Guard orientation, commencement and the Peer Ambassador Leadership Program. For more information about orientation, commencement or leadership opportunities, please call 646-557-4888 or 212237-8139.

Office of Student Life
L2.71.00 NB Phone: 212-237-8698

The Office of Student Life strives to fulfill the College mission by enhancing student veterans, active duty, reservist, National Guard and their families educational experience by providing extra- and co-curricular programs and activities, designed to assist in their personal and professional development. Our office seeks to foster the development of the whole student by identifying and nurturing his/her skill sets through involvement with student organizations and campus wide programming and through the adoption of best practices for engaged student success and student-centered strategies.

The UMI Student Center
Room L 74.02 NB Phone: 646.557.4557 E:

UMI is an Academic and Social Support System with the goal of having our African American and Latino/a student veterans, active duty, reservist, National Guard and their families graduate from college with a Baccalaureate Degree within four to six years. All programs and activities of the Black Male Initiative are open to all academically eligible students, faculty and staff, without regard to race, gender, national origin, or other characteristic.

The Children's Center
Phone: 212.237.8311Email:

The Children's Center is committed to providing quality early care and education, supporting families and sharing information and resources to make a positive difference in the lives of the children who participate in the Center's activities.