The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging. EIT has successfully educated many veterans and helped them began rewarding careers. You have served your country well and EIT is here to return the favor by helping enter a career you and your family can be proud of. We offer Veteran Education Benefit programs to eligible veterans, active duty, and dependents.
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The Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation. The methodology used for making the Military Friendly® Schools list has changed the student veteran landscape to one much more transparent, and has played a significant role over the past seven years in capturing and advancing best practices to support military students across the country.
EIT Participates in the Pricipiples of Excellence program. Educational institutions participating in the Principles of Excellence program agree to strict guidelines.
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 (over 2 years) of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are continuing their education by pursuing a license, certification, or Associates degree in a portable career field and occupation.
The Veterans Center at Erie Institute of Technology is open to any current student, future student or faculty/staff member who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, whether on Active Duty, Reserves, or in the National Guard.The mission of the Veterans Center is to increase veteran camaraderie, encourage peer-support, provide resources and to continue serving the needs of our veteran community.
The VA Peer Support Specialist regularly visits EIT and meets with student Veterans individually, as a group, and on an as needed basis.
EIT conducts a Veteran Resources Luncheon annually to introduce our student Veterans to several VA programs, including Primary Care Services, Eligibility Screening, Veterans Affairs , and the Mobile Veterans Center.