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Features On Campus

Spaces

Veterans’ Lounge (Jamestown Campus)

The newly designated Veterans’ Lounge in the Carnahan Center provides study and recreation space for our military students, as well as an opportunity to meet and socialize with other veterans and service members. The Veterans’ Lounge also serves as an information point where students can access veteran-specific materials relating to campus resources, education benefits, scholarships, VA benefits, community-based veterans organizations, and upcoming campus and community veterans events.

Veterans’ Club (Cattaraugus County Campus)

Club Valor, an official chapter of the Student Veterans of America, provides a friendly and engaging environment to interact with those who may share many of the same struggles, excitement, concerns, or interests. Club Valor aims to assist in the transition from soldier to civilian and student by providing support, resources, activities, and camaraderie for our returning military men and women and their family members and significant others. For more information on Club Valor, please contact Fred Moricca at 716.376.7561.

Academic Progress

Military Honor Cord

In recognition of military service, all graduating veterans and service members receive a red, white, and blue honor cord to wear at their commencement ceremony. Cords are free of charge and can be picked up in the month preceding commencement from Melissa Stormer (Jamestown Campus, North County Center, and Warren Center) or Fred Moricca (Cattaraugus County Campus).

Physical Education Credit

Veterans may be eligible to receive credit for physical education. Veterans should submit a copy of their DD-214 Member 4 to the campus they plan on attending:

Jamestown Campus, North County Center, Warren Center Cattaraugus County Campus
Jamestown Community College
Office of Admissions
525 Falconer Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
Jamestown Community College
Office of Admissions
260 North Union Street
Olean, NY 14760

Transition Support

Peer2Peer Program

JCC’s Peer2Peer program is a service designed to help incoming students transition successfully into college life.

Disability Support Services

The disability support services office (DSSO) is dedicated to assisting qualified students with disabilities in earning grades that reflect their abilities and not their disabilities. The DSSO can assist veterans whose injuries present challenges in their academic success. The DSSO regularly works with veterans with PTSD, TBIs, mobility, orthopedic, and sensory impairments to help achieve success in the classroom and in testing situations. The DSSO also offers a variety of assistive technology, software, and equipment.