Student Hub
Monica D. Sieber
Student Service Associate
Email: mdsieber@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.6125

The Student Hub is here to help veterans navigate and succeed with academic resources and transition services in the spirit of service and dedication that is the legacy of Carlow University. We will be here for military personnel and their families from their first contact with the University all the way until graduation.

Campus Ministry

Siobhan De Witt, MA
Campus Minister
Email: campusministry@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.6651

Campus Ministry at Carlow serves the pastoral and spiritual needs of the University community and provides a variety of opportunities for service, reflection, prayer, and worship.

Career Development

Jennifer Holbert
Director, Office of Career Development
Email: jaholbert@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.6067

The Office of Career Development provides career planning services that prepare students for successful transition from college to career. We provide career advising sessions, career-related programming, internship/job search support, and employer engagement on- and off-campus. Our staff can assist veterans with translating military experience to civilian resumes, writing cover letters, and developing effective job search strategies and interviewing skills. Below are links to helpful veterans support resources for easy access to additional information.


Center for Academic Achievement (CAA)

Bridget M. Ponte, MA
Director, Center for Academic Achievement (CAA) and Disabilities Services Office (DSO)
Email: caa@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.6146

The CAA is an academic resource for all Carlow students who want to improve their academic skills and strategies. Through one-time or ongoing individual tutoring and study groups, the CAA can help you become more confident and successful in your coursework.

We can help you with:

  • Writing and research 
  • Course material 
  • Time management
  • Test preparation 
  • Reading comprehension 
  • Test anxiety
  • Critical thinking 
  • Study strategies


Counseling Services
Chloe Heimbuch, LMFT
Health & Counseling Center
Email: cbheimbuch@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.8731

Support and offer counseling information that is specific and relevant to veterans' needs. Specific information regarding adjustment and common issues encountered by military and their families, including, but not limited to PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, and family adjustment post-deployment.

 

Office of Admissions
Caitlyn Bengele
Student Success Coordinator
School Certifying Official
Email: ccbengele@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.6064

The Office of Admissions is here to assist you with your application process through scheduling for classes and making the transition to your first day of classes.



Office of Student Accounts
Patricia Whitfield
Billing Specialist
School Certifying Official
Email: pawhitfield@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.6168​

The role of the School Certifying Officials is to monitor each veteran student’s enrollment status and academic progress as it pertains to the educational benefit and payment disbursement to Carlow University for the respective courses attempted. Our offices do not determine eligibility for benefits nor do we have access to any student’s Department of Defense VA records.

As your School Certifying Officials, we provide the following:

  • Information about the various U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs programs in which Carlow participates
  • Enrollment certifications on behalf of the student to the VA each semester via the VA-ONCE System
  • A liaison with the VA regarding the posting of benefit payments to the Carlow student account
  • Assistance for students who must withdraw from the University due to deployment or other extenuating circumstances​​