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Steps to Process VA Education Benefits

 

Note: The following steps are not for dependents. For information on using benefits for dependents, please visit the  VA Benefits for Dependents portion of our webpage.

For New Students:

1. Submit an online application, VA form 22-1990  to the  Veterans Affairs Department  to receive a Certificate of Eligibility 

          National Guard members must also submit DD-2384, which can be obtained through your unit

          Transfer students must submit VA form 22-1995

2. Submit an  Admissions Application to the Office of Admissions and Records on your campus, or apply online

           Transfer students must submit official academic transcripts, sealed in an envelope to Admissions and Records

3. Take the required placement tests    

4. See an academic counselor. View the Military Community Contact List   for identified advisors

5. Register for classes 

6. Email the  VA Coordinator  to make an appointment

          Bring a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility

          Bring a copy of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) or DD-295 (Military Experience Evaluation)

7. If you require Disability Support Services, Contact  DSS  or visit the Disability Support Services Office, located on all three of our campuses

8. Submit a Certification Request for VA Benefits  to the Office of Admissions and Records on your campus

9. Contact  Joanna Starling for more information on  Combat to College and Veterans Clubs 

 

For Returning Students:

1. Register for classes 

2. Submit a  Certification Request for VA Benefits  to the VA Office on your campus

3. Contact  Joanna Starling for more information on  Combat to College and Veterans Clubs 

 

For Visiting Students from another College or University:

1. Submit an  Application for Admissions to Montgomery College    

2. Register for classes 

3. Submit a Certification Request for VA Benefits  to the VA Office  on the campus you are attending classes

4. Submit a Permission to Enroll to the Office of Admissions and Records on the campus you are attending classes

5. Provide the VA Coordinator  with the name and fax number of the VA Coordinator at your "parent school"

6. Contact Joanna Starling for more information on Combat to College and Veterans Clubs 

 

Questions? Contact MC's VA Coordinator 

 

 


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