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Military and Veterans Center

The Military & Veterans Center is fully re-open for our community members. Please click here to set up an in-person appointment -- or just come on through during normal hours.

We will continue to run our virtual office, also. Please navigate our site below for the link.

All applications for new and continued VA educational benefits claims will continue to be done remotely. Click here to begin that process.

Click here to join the Virtual Military and Veterans Center, open daily from 11am - 4pm. Stop through to ask questions and let us know what you need.

General Information

Military & Veterans Center
Psychology, Room 107
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 410-704-2992
Fax: 410-704-8525

Mailing Address

Military & Veterans Center
Towson University 
8000 York Road 
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Student-Veteran Professional Staff

Jenna Hess is a United States Air Force veteran from Altoona, Pennsylvania studying Business. She is hoping to travel around the world while working in supply chain for food and beverage industries.

Program Management Specialist & Lead School Certifying Official (helps with all VA benefits questions)

Dena Allen-Few
Psychology Building, Room 107
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 410-704-2992 or 410-704-3094
Email:  or 

Dena Allen-Few is a recent Towson University graduate with a degree in Business Administration - Human Resources Management. She has worked at the Military & Veterans Center for over a year, handling all military-affiliated student's VA Education Benefits. She is a veteran of the US Army Reserves and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dena plans to continue her education through the M.S. in Human Resources Development program.

Director (helps with general inquiries, student support)

Dario DiBattista
Psychology Building, Rm. 107
Phone: 410-704-2991

Dario DiBattista is a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In addition to being the editor of the anthology Retire the Colors: Veterans & Civilians on Iraq & Afghanistan (Hudson Whitman / Excelsior College Press 2016), he has written about military and veteran topics for numerous publications. Dario has worked in higher education (residence life, adjunct professor of English) for nearly a decade, while also working as a creative writing instructor for the Veterans Writing Project.

Academic Adviser to Military-Affiliated Students (helps freshmen and sophomore students with coursework questions and scheduling)

Neil Blumberg
Lecture Hall, Room 4
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 410-704-2874