Center for Student Veterans & Service Members

Veterans Center Entrance Springfield Technical Community College is dedicated to eliminating the barriers to education encountered by veterans and service members.
  • Information barriers by providing a go-to person who is available to walk you through any problem you encounter on campus
  • Financial barriers by providing the most up-to-date information about military benefits
  • Educational barriers by clearly posting the policies for Students Called to Duty, and increasing resources for tutoring for military students
  • Injury and trauma related barriers by increasing access to mental health and disability services support, advocacy, and accommodations
  • Cultural barriers by providing professional development workshops/training for administration, faculty and staff on personal/mental health issues specific to Veterans

Mission Statement

Eliminate the barriers to a successful college education by identifying needs, providing support, promoting communication and interaction among, and empowering the success of students with military training and combat experience.


Objective

To thank those students with military experience and combat training by providing them a supportive environment with the tools and resources to successfully traverse the bridge between military service and a fulfilling college experience.


Services Offered

  • Access to computers and the internet
  • Referrals to tutoring services offered throughout STCC in most academic areas
  • Referrals to outside counseling services
  • Use of a Veterans and Service Members Lounge on campus (Building 16/Room 129)

Contact Information

  • Michael Rossi, Admissions Counselor Building 16/ Room 113 413-755-4412
  • Liz Almeida, Veterans Certifying Official, Student Accounts Building 15/ Room 109 413-755-4393
  • Kris Kozuch, Office of Disability Services Building 27/ Room 257 413-755-4449

Veterans Information Websites

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Student Veterans & Service Members Lounge

Building 16, Room 129

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Looking for a quiet place to study, eat lunch, access a computer, or just take a break in between classes? Stop by the Student Veterans & Service Members Lounge. See Liz Almeida in Student Accounts for an access card key.