Veteran and Military Education

Talk to our on-site VA Counselor

The New York State Division of Veterans Affairs has appointed Paul Stote as state veterans' counselor in its Empire State College office in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. To schedule an appointment, contact Stote at 518-581-5338 or

The division's office is located at Empire State College, 1 Union Ave., room 101, Saratoga Springs. The purpose of this office is to provide benefits counseling and advocacy for student-veterans enrolled in the college, as well as to provide greater access to Saratoga County veterans and their families.

Don't reside in Saratoga county?

Counselors are available at locations throughout New York state. Check the directory of the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs to find someone near you, or call 888-838-7697.