Application and Admission

Application and Admission

As a veteran, your path through admissions is determined by whether or not you are applying to Siena with existing college credit. We have outlined the steps of the application process below. Please review this information to determine which application you should complete.

Jen Sloan, associate director of admissions and member of the Siena Veterans Team, is available to answer all your admissions questions, including those regarding military transfer credit.

Step-by Step Admissions Guide for Veterans

  1. Apply for admission to Siena College.

    Option #1: If you have matriculated (enrolled full or part-time) at another college in the past, please complete the Transfer Student Application. Please also submit the following items: 

         - Official transcripts from all colleges/universities awarding you credit
         - Official, final high school transcript or official copy of G.E.D.
         - Official reports of all CLEP or any AP exams
         - Siena College Transfer Recommendation Form

    Click here
    for additional information regarding transfer admission.

    Option #2: If you have not matriculated and are a first year applicant, please complete the First Year Application. Please submit the following items:

         - Official high school transcript
         - SAT Reasoning Test or ACT scores. Click here for more information on our test-optional policy
         - Essay or graded paper
         - School counselor recommendation form

    Click here for additional information regarding first year admission.

    Please address all application materials to:

         Office of Admissions
         Siena College
         515 Loudon Rd
         Loudonville, New York 12211
  2. Please contact Jim Serbalik, On-Campus Veteran Certifying Official at 518-783-2368 or email him at
  3. Apply for your VA Benefits. Once you have applied for your VA Educational Benefits, you will receive a letter of eligibility from the VA.  Please provide a copy of this letter to the Registrar's Office for us to place in your file. It will help us certify your enrollment to the VA and help you receive your benefits.
  4. Apply for Financial Aid.