Carlow University offers generous benefits to those who served in our armed forces, including low-cost semesters. We also offer ROTC opportunities for students, with access to Army and Air Force programs. Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Admissions and the Registrar collaborate to assist veterans and their families through our Military Student and Family Resource Team.

Steps to apply

  • Complete application for the Post 9-11 GI Bill: You can find the VA Online Application through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
    • The Yellow Ribbon Program provides matching funds from the Department of Veterans Affairs to supplement the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Recipients who qualify at the 100% level for the Post-9/11 GI Bill are eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program.
  • Complete application for Carlow: Create a Bridge to Carlow account and fill out an application.
  • Request your transcripts:
    • Joint Services Transcript — Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy; Active Duty, Reserve and Veterans
    • The Air University/CCAF and the AF Portal — Air Force 
    • Any college or university you’ve attended (if applicable)
  • File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Military Student and Family Resource Team

The Military Student and Family Resource Team is a network for Carlow University’s military student population and their families. The team, composed of representatives from departments across campus, strives to help you reach your full potential and continue to serve as an ethical leader.

The team:

  • Promotes the Carlow mission and vision by helping eligible military students and their families get the University resources they need
  • Assists military students and their families with federal or state regulations relating to military benefits
  • Provides resources, referrals and consultation for offices that serve the needs of our military population
  • Coordinates and sponsors events to celebrate military lives and contributions

Team members

Chair of the Military Student and Family Resource Team: Jason Krall, MBA, Assistant Provost for Academic Operations, Former Pennsylvania Army National Guard Member, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized)


The Office of Admissions helps students from the application process through scheduling and the first day of classes. 

Phone: +1 (412) 578-6059

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry serves the spiritual and pastoral needs of the University community and provides opportunities for prayer, service, reflection and worship.

Siobhan De Witt, Campus Minister
Phone: +1 (412) 578-6651

Career Development

The Office of Career Development helps prepare students for the transition from college to career, including career advising sessions, career-related programming, internship/job search support, and employer engagement on and off campus. The office also provides assistance to veterans with job search strategies and translating military experience to civilian work and interview skills. 

Jennifer O’Toole, Director
Phone: +1 (412) 578-6067

Center for Academic Achievement (CAA)

The CAA helps Carlow students improve their academic skills through tutoring and study groups and help with writing and research, course material, and time management.

Bridget M. Ponte, Director
Phone: +1 (412) 578-6146

Counseling Services

Counseling Services provides information and support for veterans, and can treat such issues as PTSD, traumatic brain injury and adjustment post-deployment.

Phone: +1 (412) 578-6474

Student Hub

The Student Hub helps veterans navigate academic resources and transition services.

Monica D. Sieber, Student Service Associate
Phone: +1 (412) 578-6125

VA School Certifying Officials

The Office of Student Accounts monitors students’ enrollment status and academic progress as they relate to payment disbursement and educational benefit for courses attempted. The office provides information on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs programs that Carlow participates in and other relevant information. The office does not determine eligibility for benefits.

Elizabeth McClintock, University Registrar
Phone: +1 (412) 578-6333

Jenna Grogan, Student Service Associate
Phone: +1 (412) 578-6052

Nicholas DeWitt, Student Success Coordinator
Phone: +1 (412) 578-8810

Resources and Links

Carlow University Policies


  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is a resource for information on VA programs and how to start the application process with the VA.
  • The Student Veterans of America provides support and advocacy to help veterans succeed in higher education and beyond. 
  • The College Scorecard helps prospective students evaluate different schools.
  • College Navigator provides important school information including tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, and use of financial aid.
  • Paying for College is a tool for prospective students to see financial aid and award information for up to three schools.
  • GoArmyEd can help active duty, National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers request tuition assistance and manage education records, including classes, testing and on-duty classes. 
  • AF Portal Login is the Air Force’s online process for airmen to request tuition assistance.

General and health

Career development

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