Campus Resources for Veterans

The following offices provide services and resources that are likely to be useful or of interest to students who serve(d) in the military as indicated by the associated bullet statements. The points-of-contact (POC) are available to provide additional information about each office.

Academic Advising Center

POC: Kia Kuresman, Campbell Hall Room 200, 717-815-1503, kkuresma@ycp.edu

  • Understanding and navigating general academic policies, procedures, and requirements
  • Changing majors, minors, and/or academic advisors
  • Obtaining forms for off-campus study, independent studies, tutorials, etc.

 

Career Development Center

POC: Renée Sefton, Campbell Hall Room 200, 717-815-1905, rsefton@ycp.edu

  • Translating military experience in a resume, cover letter, and interview for civilian positions
  • Searching for job and internship opportunities in both government and civilian sectors
  • Identifying a major and/or career path that is well-suited to personal interests and skills
  • Applying to graduate, law, or medical school
  • Researching study abroad opportunities

 

Center for Professional Excellence

POC: Angie Decker, Campbell Hall Room 238, 717-815-1534, adecker2@ycp.edu

  • Learning how to demonstrate professionalism in the civilian workforce by applying military skills
  • Hearing from professionals who have excelled in their fields via on-campus seminars

 

Center for Teaching and Learning

POC: Kim Witzig, Humanities Center Room 01, 717-815-1296, kwitzig@ycp.edu

  • Enhancing study skills and learning strategies to facilitate academic success
  • Meeting with tutors and/or study groups to review course material

 

Counseling Services

POC: Darrell Wilt, Iosue Student Union Room 121, 717-815-1288, dwilt1@ycp.edu

  • Assisting with Combat Stress Reactions
  • Addressing challenges with reintegration/adjustment in primary support and family systems
  • Adjusting to role and responsibility changes 
  • Evaluating substance use

 

Disability Support Services

POC: Linda Miller, Campbell Hall Room 200, 717-815-1785, lmille18@ycp.edu

  • Obtaining reasonable accommodations for a documented disability
  • Receiving information about how to be tested for or to document a disability

 

Financial Aid Office

POC: Ed Lane, Miller Administration Building Room 138, 717-815-1582, elane@ycp.edu

  • Exploring additional or alternative financing options beyond VA education benefits

 

Health Services Office

POC: Sandy Kile, Iosue Student Union Room 116, 717-849-1615, skile@ycp.edu

  • Treating medical conditions or concerns via clinic-style services

 

Intercultural Student Life and Global Programming

POC: Darrien Davenport, Iosue
Student Union Room 101, 717-815-6663, ddavenp2@ycp.edu

  • Maintaining and/or enhancing a global perspective and appreciation for diversity

 

Records Office

POC: Bill Benton, Miller Administration Building Room 29, 717-815-1232, wbenton@ycp.edu  

  • Submitting the Certificate of Eligibility for VA Benefits and Request for Certification form
  • Addressing questions or concerns about VA education benefits
  • Obtaining official college transcripts and applying for graduation

 

Registrar’s Office

POC: Katie Schwienteck, Miller Administration Building Room 32, 717-815-1448, kschwien@ycp.edu

  • Determining if/how military training and experience convert into “transfer” credits
  • Earning academic credit through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

 

Spiritual Life

POC: Louise Worley, MacDougal Lounge Room 106B (Student Union), 717-815-1446, lworley@ycp.edu

  • Connecting with clergy and other students through faith-based activities and values

 

Student Activities and Orientation

POC: Sara Goodwin, Iosue Student Union Room 205, 717-815-1380, sgoodwi1@ycp.edu

  • Engaging with the campus community through organizations such as the Military and Veterans Society
  • Implementing leadership skills to make a difference on campus, such as through Student Senate