Military Opportunities

Niagara County Community College offers comprehensive veterans' benefits information, coordinated services, and VIP services through Admissions, Financial Aid, Veterans benefits counseling and career counseling.

Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)

NCCC, in conjunction with Niagara University, offers qualified students the opportunity to enroll in the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Program or to take the introductory courses in military science conducted by the members of the Department of Military Science at Niagara University. The department offers a program leading to a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Active Army, Army Reserve, or National Guard.

Service Members Opportunity Colleges (SOC)

NCCC is an institutional member of Service members Opportunity Colleges, a group of over 400 colleges and universities providing voluntary post-secondary education to members of the military throughout the world. As a SOC member, NCCC recognizes the unique nature of the military lifestyle and has committed itself to easing the transfer of relevant course credits, providing flexible academic residency requirements, and crediting learning from appropriate military training and experiences.

SOC has been developed jointly by educational representatives of each of the Armed Services, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and a consortium of thirteen leading national higher education associations; it is sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).