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The Office of Military and Veteran Affairs serve the needs of prospective and enrolled active military personnel, veterans, and their dependents and survivors who are eligible to receive education benefits under various Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) programs. In this role, the OMVA team facilitates smooth transition and reintegration onto the college community.

We provide supplement recruitment and retention efforts, various counseling and advisement services, academic program information, and certify eligible students to receive DVA education benefits while maintaining productive relations with the Veterans Administration and other agencies serving veterans.


The OMVA Team works closely with many campus departments providing:

Admissions Services (The Village)

Mary Smith, Assistant Director
Office: V-100
Phone: 718-368-6755

Bursar's Office

Zoya Furmanov, College Account Assistant
Office: A-205
Phone: 718-368-5416

Registrar (Office of Student Records)

Davida Cooper, Associate Registrar
Office: A-101
Phone: 718-368-5421

Financial Aid Office

Robert Gevertzman, Associate Director/Perkins Loan Coordinator
Office: U-201
Phone: 718-368-4644

Office of Student Affairs

Brian Mitra, Associate Dean
Office: A-216
Phone: 718-368-5563

Office of Freshman Services

Victor Cuberto Jr., Freshman Services Advisor
Office: F-123
Phone: 718-368-4806

 Office of Academic Advisement

Benjamin Stewart, Academic Advisor
Office: M-201
Phone: 718-368-5744

Student Success Center

Mary O'Shea- Coordinator

Dori Alper-Academic Advisor

Liorr Karansanti- Academic Advisor

Agnes Williams- Academic Advisor

          Office: M-101
          Phone: 718-368-4911

Center for Career Development, Transfer/New Start, Scholarship Opportunities, and Service Learning

Roberto Garcia, Academic Advisor
Office: C-102
Phone: 718-368-5115

Counseling and Health Services

Ilona Fridson, Psychological Counselor & Outreach Coordinator
Office: D-102
Phone: 718-368-5975

Access-Ability Services

Gail Glass-Malley, Intake Coordinator/Counselor
Office: D-205
Phone: 718-368-5175

The Women's Center

Frances Robinson, Program Manager
Office: M-382
Phone: 718-368-4700

BMI/Men's Resource Center

Michael Rodriguez, Program Manager
Office: U-218
Phone: 718-368-5864

We welcome you to stop by the Office of Military and Veteran Affairs located in the Student Success Center in M101. Our doors are always open!

Office of Military and Veteran Affairs
Student Success Center, M101
Tel: 718-368-5472
Fax: 718-368-4923

Hours of Operation

When Classes Are in Session

Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 12:30 PM- 8:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

When Classes Are Not in Session

Monday-Friday 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Alexandra McDonald, M.S.Ed. MHC
Veteran Liaison Coordinator/Certifying Official

Michael Gutstein, SGM USAR (RET)
College Assistant

Jenna Licorish, Private First Class, USAR
Student Aide

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