Veterans' Benefits

Hartwick College is a proud participant in the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Programs, provisions of the Post-9/11Yellow Ribbon Program Logo Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008, touted as the greatest investment in veterans since World War II.

Small classes, close interaction with and personal attention from faculty (10.8:1 student:faculty ratio), a friendly and caring community, and more than 30 courses of study from which to choose make Hartwick a perfect fit.

Three-Year Degree Program
Hartwick is one of only a few colleges in the country that offer a Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program without having to do summer or online coursework. By pursuing a larger course load in each of six semesters, taking a course for credit each January Term, and working closely with special program advisors to stay on track—plus your own motivation and willingness to work hard—it is possible to complete your degree in three years.

Eligibility and Admission
To find out if you are eligible for the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Programs, visit our Veterans’ Benefits page.

To find out if you qualify for admission to Hartwick, call 607-431-4150 or 888-427-8942 to schedule an appointment to visit the College and meet with an admissions counselor to discuss your credentials.

Once you have determined that Hartwick is the right place for you, you will need to fill out the application for admission and present your Certificate of Eligibility. Once an eligible student is admitted to the College, Hartwick certifies the student’s enrollment, as well as Hartwick’s participation in the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Programs, to the VA.

Financial Aid Contact:
Melissa Allen
Director of  Financial Aid
Phone: 607-431-4130

VA Certifying Official:
Leah Elwood
Assistant to the Registrar & Assistant Dean
Phone: 607-431-4435