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Jefferson Community College ranks high in helping Active Duty service members and Veterans earn the college credit they need. Jefferson is located 10-minute drive from Fort Drum, NY, Active Duty service members and their families have the benefit of taking classes on our main campus including lab sciences, art, music, culinary while stationed in the area. We are the only physical college campus within a 50 mile radius and one of the first to partner with Fort Drum Education Center. On average, 42% of Jefferson’s student body is comprised of service members, family members, veterans and retirees.
Military Affiliated students can:
Veteran Services assists Veterans, their family members, and family members of Active Duty servicemembers. Our professional staff are Veterans and understand military, civilian, and college lifestyles. Military affiliated students are in great hands at Jefferson!
The College is honored to be acknowledged in the Military Times’ Best Colleges 2022 rankings!
Jefferson Community College
John W. Deans Collaborative Learning Center (CLC)
Building 15, First Floor
1220 Coffeen Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Summer 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fort Drum Army Education Center
4300 Camp Hale Rd
Fort Drum, NY 13602
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Summer Hours, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 requires educational institutions to make certain disclosures to students using federal military and/or VA educational benefits. To view and print a copy of an estimated personalized cost of attendance you can visit the SUNY Net Price Cost Calculator and select "Jefferson Community College" from the dropdown. Additional financial information can be found at the NCES College Navigator site.
The SUNY Financial Aid Plan (FAP) will provide a more in-depth analysis and accurate picture of student cost once the student has filed their FAFSA, completed a SUNY application, and has been accepted by a campus.