Veterans Educational Benefits at Bergen

VeteransBergen Community College welcomes our veterans returning home from service. It is our honor to provide assistance toyou as you embark on your journey through higher education.

Our faculty and staff here at Bergen are committed to working with you to make your college experience both rewarding and productive. We encourage you to take advantage of a variety of programs, services, and resources at the College that support veteran student success.

Whether you are a current student, or are planning on starting your college career with us, this website will help you begin and navigate through your academic career at Bergen Community College.

For further information, please contact:

Veterans Center

Room L-113 – Pitkin Education Center

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm


Violet Surdyka – Interim Coordinator of Veteran and Military Affairs – 201-493-3767

John Giaimo – Academic/Personal Counselor – 201-447-7458

Victor Mandio – Readjustment Counselor Vet Center (Available on Fridays at the Veterans Center)