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Campus and Community Resources

SUNY Oswego Campus Resources

Accessibility Resources

Our Accessibility Resource Services office is dedicated to meeting the important support for students with special needs. The office provides support services, the availability of adaptive technologies, and other assistance required to meet the mission of helping all students succeed.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office promotes grants, scholarships, loans and employment opportunities that may be available to students. Even though you may be eligible for VA or DoD benefits, it is wise to research all of your financial options thoroughly.

Career Resources

The Career Services Office offers a variety of specialized services and programs designed to support the career development activities of current students and persons applying for admission to graduate school that includes the following:

  • Career planning and self-assessment software
  • Assistance in choosing an academic major
  • Career exploration programs
  • Resume and cover letter preparation assistance
  • Workshops and mock interviews
  • Online listings of local and national jobs and related resources
  • Job fairs and recruitment events
  • Graduate school advisement and resources

Cooperative Education Program

Our Cooperative Education Program (Co-op) allows students to get hands-on experience in their field of study through working in a professional environment. Students enter a partnership with the school and an employer to gain practical experience relevant to their major through full-time paid employment that lasts as long as six months. SUNY Oswego will support their endeavor with a variety of resources preparing them for interviews, showing what to expect on the job, and drawing on their workplace and classroom experience to achieve their goals.

Counseling Services Center

The resources of the Counseling Services Center are offered free to registered SUNY Oswego students. The Counseling Center staff offers individual and group counseling, as well as couples counseling when deemed appropriate after an initial consultation. You and your counselor  together will determine your goals and establish an appropriate timeframe for achieving them. Occasionally, it may be necessary for CSC to refer a client to an outside health care provider for consultation, evaluation, or treatment. The benefits of counseling may include an increased ability to cope with friends, family, relationship issues, and academic pressures. You may also gain a better understanding of yourself, which will ultimately assist you in your personal development.

Office of Learning Services

The Office of Learning Services offers free academic tutoring services to all enrolled students at SUNY Oswego. Our three centers provide walk-in and appointment-based tutoring primarily at the 100-200 level, and selected upper division courses.

If you wish to attend tutoring, visit its schedule page for information on times and locations of walk-in and appointment tutoring.

 

 

Central New York Community Resources

 

Oswego VA Outpatient Clinic

The Oswego VA Outpatient Clinic provides primary care services as well as routine diagnostic procedures and dietary services. Blood drawing and analysis services are available and emergency medicines can be provided.  A behavioral health care team consisting of a social worker, a psychiatrist and visiting counselors from the Syracuse VAMC provide medications, individual and group psychotherapy for veterans experiencing personal and emotional problems, including drug and alcohol problems.

Patients with specialized medical needs are treated at VA Health Care Upstate New York at Syracuse.

NYS Division of Veterans Affairs

The NYS Division of Veteran Affairs provides counseling and advocacy for New York State veterans and their families to ensure they receive benefits granted by law for their service to New York and the nation.

Syracuse VA Medical Center

The VA Medical Center utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide a full range of patient care services, education and research. The 106-bed general medical and surgical facility provides comprehensive primary care, mental health care, tertiary care, long-term care, physical medicine, rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry and geriatric services.

The Syracuse VA Medical Center also operates a Community Care Center that provides a community day program, mental health intensive case management program, homeless veteran program and vocational services.

Oswego County Veterans Service Agency

 The Oswego County Veterans Service Agency provides assistance to veterans, dependents, and family members on veterans' benefits. Programs include compensation, pension, education, training, vocational rehabilitation, home loan guarantees, life insurance, burial and survivor benefits, health care and other federal benefits.

Easter Seals New York Military and Veteran Services

Easter Seal's Syracuse office operates two vocational programs in Central New York: the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program and Vets2Jobs.  These programs follow a holistic, strengths based service model that is veteran centered to provide soft and hard skills for entry or re-entry into the work place.  Personalized services include assessment, career counseling, job readiness, resume writing, and interview instruction. Participants receive an Individualized Employment Plan with referrals to resources ensuring the veterans' ability to find, secure and maintain gainful employment. Veterans have access to peer mentors, as well as mentors from the business community to assist with re-entry, demilitarizing resumes, and assimilating into civilian work culture.

Disabled American Veterans

Disabled American Veterans provides assistance with VA disability compensation and pension claims. transportation to VA hospitals and other services. 

Clear Path for Veterans

Clear Path empowers military members, veterans and their families through traditional and non-traditional wellness-enhancing programming delivered in a safe and family-centered environment, while integrating community-based programs and services into a holistic network of supportive resources spanning central and upstate New York.

NYS Department of Labor - CNY Works

As a veteran, you receive priority service in all New York State employment and training programs. Veterans' Employment Representatives, who are veterans themselves, are specifically trained to assist you in transitioning from the military, finding a new job, or starting a new career. Services include assistance with career assessment, referral to jobs, resume preparation, information on federal-state-local civil service opportunities, job-search planning, labor-market information, information on direct appointment to Civil Service positions and referrals to other agencies that provide veteran services.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

The VFW's mission is to foster camaraderie among U.S. veterans of overseas conflicts; to serve veterans, the military and communities; and to advocate on behalf of all veterans. Their vision is to ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of their country.

Post 5885
14 Bronson Street
Oswego, NY 13126-2204
315.343.1786

The American Legion

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans' organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. The nation's largest wartime veterans' service organization, the legion is committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in its communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security and continued devotion to fellow servicemembers and veterans.

Local Post

William S. Monaghan Post 268 
69 W Bridge Street
Oswego, NY 13126
315.342.4927

Office

Division of Extended Learning

151 Marano Campus Center
Oswego, NY 13126

Contact

Phone: 315-312-2270
Fax: 315-312-3078
Email: extlearn@oswego.edu

Hours

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday