Veteran Student Support @ IC

The mission of New Student & Transition Programs includes supporting the veteran student experience at IC by assisting veteran students in finding resources and community on campus. We work closely with other offices and individuals within the community to grow resources specifically designed for veteran students and their families.

Helpful Websites

Benefits Programs
Access eligibility requirements that determine benefits as a Veteran Student
Click Here
Veteran's Benefit Request Form
Fill out this form to access support and aid as a Veteran Student
Click Here
Tompkins County Veteran Info
Learn about Tompkins County and how they assist Veterans and families with employment
Click Here
NY Division of Veteran Affairs
Discover how New York State offers Veterans, family members and current service members support
Click Here
U.S Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Learn how to access and manage benefits and healthcare as a Veteran
Click Here

Signature Campus Events


Holley Westbrook - The VA certifying official at Ithaca College, serves as the liaison between the College and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and is responsible for processing requests for veterans’ benefits and verifying student enrollment to the VA. 

Wendy Rizzo - The contact for questions on how benefits including the Yellow Ribbon Program impact student financial aid and billing. 

Jacqueline Winslow - Your contact for assistance transitioning to college, inquiries about an adjusted orientation schedule to best meet your needs, and general questions if you are not sure where to start. 

Contact Us

We invite students who have questions, feedback, or suggestions to help us improve our veteran student initiatives to email or call us anytime.

Contact New Student and Transition Programs

Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm (Eastern Time)

**Closed Tuesdays from 2 - 3:30pm for our weekly staff meeting**

Summer Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm and Friday 8:30am – 3:00pm (Eastern Time)