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Student Veterans

As an ROTC student or military veteran, you have demonstrated that you are willing to take risks for something greater than yourself. This willingness to sacrifice in service to your country means you’ll fit right in at Queens, where our motto is “non ministrari sed ministrare,” or “not to be served, but to serve.”

It is at Queens that you will find a new home for your dedication and purpose as you continue to stretch, reach, and be daring in pursuit of new opportunities. And you will be doing so among students and faculty who, like you, want to make a difference in their community and in the world.

At Queens, we value your military experience. In honor of your service, we have developed a specific program to help turn the skills you learned into the building blocks of a new career. We also appreciate the sacrifices of your family and welcome veterans, active military, dependents, and spouses to our undergraduate and graduate level courses. We promise you a personalized experience with small classes, easy access to faculty and school resources and customized learning in a supportive environment.

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Campus Resources

QU4Troops

QU4Troops is the Queens official Student Veterans Association group committed to building community among military members as they transition back to school. Besides mentoring, social events, and education, the group works closely with local organizations to continue the practice of service. Connect with us!

Queens thanks our Student Veterans sign

Veterans Lounge

The Veterans Lounge is located in the lower-level of Dana Hall, near the DICE Lounge. It is a place where QU4 Troops members can gather for camaraderie, studying, eating lunch or hang out between classes.

Salute

Salute is the Veterans National Honor Society that recognizes all your hard work and dedication.

Programs

9/11 Remembrance – Each year we remember the events of September 11, 2001 with a small ceremony and moment of silence.

Annual Chili Cookoff

NATCON – a national gathering of student veterans.

Off-Campus Resources

  • Veterans Bridge Home – Veterans Bridge Home is a local nonprofit that connects Veterans and their families, in any state of transition, to the community. Through their network of partners, they help Veterans navigate employment, create social connections, and settle their families. They look at the whole Veteran and connect them to the resources needed to be successful and thriving leaders in our community.

Financial Support

The Queens Financial Aid office is here to help with the unique challenges associated with transitioning into a university setting, including how to navigate your VA benefits. And to provide even more assistance, we are proud to be a degree-granting Yellow Ribbon Program Institution.

Contact Us

For more information or questions, please contact Darryl White, Sr. (whited4@lx-world.net, 704-337-2320).