Contact Us

Military and Veterans Center

We welcome our community to call us at 410-704-2992,  us, or simply stop on by during normal hours. Additionally, you may click here to set up an appointment to meet (in-person or virtual).

All applications for new and continued VA educational benefits claims are completed online. Click here to begin that process.

Military & Veterans Center

Location: Psychology, Room 107
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 410-704-2992

Mailing Address

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

Meet our Team

Student-Veteran Peer Support Specialists

Jenna Hess, lead peer support specialist, 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.

Skye Saunders is a United States Marine Corps veteran from Salisbury, Maryland, who's currently studying Art. They are hoping to inspire others about the benefits of using art in everyday life. Skye prides themselves on their strong customer service experiences, currently as peer support specialist for the MVC, beauty consultant, and as a former help desk expert in the military. 

Joseph Breining is an Military Police Officer in the Maryland National Guard with one deployment to Kosovo. He is currently studying Criminal Justice. He enjoys lifting, video games, and traveling.

Veterans Support Specialist & Lead School Certifying Official

Toby Frevert
Psychology Building, Room 107
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 410-704-2992
Email:  (for all benefits questions) or  (for everything else)

Toby Frevert is an alumnus of University of Mayland, Baltimore County. Prior to joining the Towson University Community, he worked in politics, non-profits, and hospitality. Toby is a proud member of Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity. He enjoys grilling, campfires, and the Catskill Mountains. He is a student at Towson University, seeking a Professional Studies M.A., with a focus on student affairs and in serving military-affiliated identities. Additionally, he is a board member for AVECO, a national professional organization for VA School Certifying Officials.


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 faculty, student affairs) for over 15 years, while also working as a creative writing instructor for the Veterans Writing Project. He is a candidate within the Doctor of Education program at Frostburg State University, where he is studying higher educational leadership.

Academic Adviser to Military-Affiliated Students

Timothy Madera
Lecture Hall, Room 5
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 410-704-2874