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We're excited to welcome you to Syracuse University! Below are resources and tips to help with your transition.

Helpful Resources for Admitted Veteran Students

Visit the New Student Programs Required Tasks webpage for a complete list and instructions.

MySlice Online Portal

  • MySlice is the University’s online portal to critical information resources for students. In MySlice, you can review Financial Aid checklists and awards and connect with your Academic Advisor in Orange Success.
  • In order to be eligible for priority registration  for veterans and military students, you must update your Military Status in the Personal Services section of MySlice.
  • Parking permits are available for purchase in MySlice in the Parking and Transit Services section.

SUMail Student Email System

  • The Syracuse University email policy requires that all official university email communications be sent to your email address. You will not be issued an email address until you complete your Admissions Acceptance Form in MySlice.


VA Benefits

  • Our Office of Veteran Success team is here to assist you. If you are using VA educational benefits to pay for your education, you'll receive deadline reminders each semester through the University's student web portal, MySlice. Reminders post as part of the Financial Aid "To Do" list. Review your "To Do" list periodically for items needed.
  • If you have questions regarding the GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, Certificate of Eligibility or other subjects, please email the Office of Veteran Success at or call 315.443.0358.

Financial Aid

  • We recommend applying for federal aid through the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid and also applying for Syracuse University aid through the CSS Profile each year, even if you are using GI Bill or other VA benefits.
  • Veterans and service members coming off active duty or full-time employment should inquire with the Office of Financial Aid about any appeal in funding due to a change from full-time employment to full-time student status. Contact the Financial Aid Office at or 315.443.1513.
  • The Office of Financial Literacy can assist you with money management and budgeting skills.

Transfer Credit Evaluation and Registration

Student Veterans Organization

  • Become a member of our Student Veterans Organization to connect with a Peer Advisor for Veteran Education, attend networking and social programs, and tap into resources for veterans, active duty, National Guard and reservists.

VA VetSuccess On Campus

  • Schedule an appointment with your VA VetSuccess On Campus counselor, Tamara Huyge, at 315.751.8460 to review possible benefits while you are attending training and discuss your transition to campus.

Disability Services Liaison

  • Our disability services liaison for veterans will assist you with questions and resources about the Center for Disability Resources, VA disability services, service animals and more. Contact

Career Services

  • Get started on career preparation with our Career Services Office. Jennifer Pluta, assistant director of Veteran Career Services, will assist you with resume writing, workshops, networking and hiring events and more at 315.443.3616.

If you have any questions, please feel free to connect with our Office of Veterans and Military Affairs at or 315.443.0141