Veteran Lester Castro wanted to set a positive example for his daughter. At Goodwin College, Lester was challenged to be more than just a student and he discovered the skills to become a leader.
Goodwin College understands that veterans are goal-oriented, driven to succeed, and look to complete their college programs swiftly and with minimal red-tape. Goodwin celebrates the service of veterans by seeking to meet their need for career-focused programs that can be completed quickly, on a flexible schedule.
Goodwin provides many helpful services to its students to ensure their continued success.
Goodwin’s Career Services Team will work with you to plan your career. We offer guidance with résumés, cover letters, portfolios, internships, interviews, networking and much more. Goodwin believes that helping you find employment is one of our most important responsibilities.
Goodwin’s Academic Success Center is dedicated to helping our students thrive in the classroom. We offer free tutoring to all of our students. Tutors can meet with students one-on-one or with groups. Sessions can be scheduled in advance or can take place as a walk-in appointment.
Meet with professional tutors, peer tutors or use our e-tutoring service which offers live tutoring services online.
Our counseling services are here to help you manage your life, alleviate stress, and realize your dreams. Respond to life’s challenges with the support of Goodwin’s counseling services.
Obtaining your degree from Goodwin College will give you the tools necessary to land an excellent job and will assist you in making a positive impact in the community. Goodwin was listed among the Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities of 2012 in the Military Advanced Education Magazine. Goodwin participates in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. Along with Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, many veterans can have their cost of tuition funded in its entirety.
Goodwin College partners with the American Legion to give Legion family members a 33 percent tuition discount on non-selective admission programs. The special rate also extends to the families of Legionnaires, Auxiliary members, and Sons of the American Legion who claim Connecticut membership in their organizations.
Find out more about the GI Bill and its benefits here