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Veteran Services

Best for Vets Award for 2023

With 42% of our students being military affiliated, we take our service to you very seriously.  We have dedicated staff, space, support services and an all-around terrific atmosphere for our military affiliated students.  Jefferson fosters a sense of  camaraderie as soon as you are on campus.    

What we do to serve you

Veteran Services assists Veterans, their family members, and family members of Active Duty servicemembers. Our professional staff are Veterans and understand military, civilian, and college lifestyles. Military affiliated students are in great hands at Jefferson!

How Veteran Services can help you:

  • Receive academic advising support
  • Receive assistance applying for VA Educational Benefits
  • Develop relationships with local area service organizations
  • Access the private Veteran’s lounge
  • Build a transition support network

Our Mission 

The Jefferson Community College (JCC) Veteran Services office provides a safe and professional environment for military affiliated students to achieve their educational and personal goals. We always put the Veteran first and in every way possible guide, mentor, and coach our students in navigating the academic process. The JCC Veteran Services office is the primary advocate for military affiliated students across all campus activities and organizations. As an organization we will serve as the conduit for the care and needs of our students with both internal and external organizations to ensure our they get the information and care they have earned and deserve. The JCC Veteran Services office is above all committed to ensuring our students make a successful transition from military service to the academic environment and beyond.


Veteran Services & Military Affiliated Assistance

Scott Schulz

Certifying Official
(315) 786-2449

Jefferson Community College
John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center (CLC)
Building 15, First Floor
1220 Coffeen Street
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 786-2283

Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Summer – Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.