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William Paterson University of New Jersey
Yellow Ribbon Program Participant

Proportion of tuition & fee costs and number of vets to be served:

For our out-of-state undergraduate and graduate students, the Yellow Ribbon program will cover the difference between in-state and out-of-state approved tuition and fees
Designated individual/office to assist veterans:

Office of Registration Services

Nina Trelisky, Director, Registration Services

College Hall room 140

300 Pompton Road

Wayne, NJ 07470

Telephone: 973.720.2201

Email: registrar@wpunj.edu

No dedicated Vet's page, recommended alternate URL(s): http://www.wpunj.edu

Services Available:
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Faculty and staff trained in understanding/recognizing the specific needs/concerns of past & current military personnel
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Analysis of college credits earned at another institution
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Campus housing
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Adaptive learning techniques (special needs)
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Admissions and/or financial aid staff aware of the passage of the new Post 911 GI Bill
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Veterans' education benefit counseling
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Financial aid/tuition assistance
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Academic advising
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Tutoring services
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Career planning/career services
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Veterans' clubs/student lounge or designated gathering place
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Student health services related to post-traumatic stress disorder, or traumatic brain injury
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A licensed counselor or psychologist trained specifically to address the needs of veterans with disabilities
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Counselor Specialist qualified to support/assist students with brain injuries
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A policy regarding tuition refunds for military activations and deployments
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Course withdrawals as a result of military activations and deployments
College credits may be awarded for:
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College course work at another institution
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National testing program
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Challenge examinations or test-out procedures

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