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VA Education Benefits

Apply for Veterans Education Benefits

We encourage all eligible student veterans to apply for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits for all associate degree and certificate offerings. We’re here to help you make the most of these valuable benefits.

Contact the Veterans Resource Center with any questions.

VA Education Benefits for Student Veterans


Basic Eligibility

Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

Individuals who served on active duty on or after September 10, 2001, for at least 90 days; spouse/children may qualify through Transfer of Entitlement.

Montgomery GI Bill® - (MGIB - Chapter 30)

Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard who are on active duty or have been separated from active duty with an honorable discharge.

Montgomery GI Bill® - Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR - Chapter 1606)

Members of the reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard; members of the Army National Guard and Air National Guard.

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA - Chapter 35)

Children or spouse of a veteran who is permanently and totally disabled from service-connected causes; children or spouse of a veteran who died in service or who died of service-connected causes; children or spouse of another qualifying veteran or serviceperson, such as one currently missing in action or captured in the line of duty.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (Ch. 31)

Veterans with a service-connected disability rating of at least 10% or Servicemembers with a memorandum rating of at least 20%. This is not specifically an education benefit, but an approved rehabilitation plan that may include college/university courses which are paid for by the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program.


Lori York

Veterans Advisor and School Certifying Official

Veterans Resource Center

College Services Building - Room C1060

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