Veterans Benefits

Recognizing the sacrifice and courage of our nation’s military veterans, St. John’s is proud to announce our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Providing Post-9/11 veterans with special financial aid benefits and academic support, this government program makes it easy and affordable for retired military personnel to earn a college degree.

Learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Or, contact one of St. John’s Veterans Benefit Coordinators below to assist you throughout the admissions and financial aid process.


Campus Contacts 
Queens and Manhattan Campuses
David Pierre
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Welcome Center

Staten Island Campus
Juantiesha Christian
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Kelleher Center

Thomas Marlow
Student Financial Services Center
VA Certifying Official

Additional St. John's University Contacts

Graduate Office of Admission
Sandra Altman, Graduate Admissions Counselor

School of Law 
Theresa Hallet,  Director of Admissions

Veterans’ Benefits Coordinator - Queens and Manhattan Campuses
Marion Concilio
Student Financial Services Center
Bent Hall
Carnesecca plaza Entrance

Important Numbers
St. John's Customer Service Center    718-990-2000

NYS HESC Scholarship Unit    

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Hotline