Financial Aid
Veteran Information & Services
The Office of Financial Aid is responsible to certify all veteran’s benefits and provide services to students who are eligible to receive education assistance as administered through the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Veterans, dependents and spouses of veterans or members of National Guard should contact the Office of Financial Aid to initiate their GI Bill benefits as well as Federal and State tuition assistance. Monthly benefit rates are set by Congress and the DVA and vary according to the student’s benefits categories and enrollment.

VA Educational Benefit recipients are required to meet the same standard of progress as other students. In addition, veterans and their dependents are required to:
  • Declare an approved educational program of study.
  • Submit all high school transcripts, previous college transcripts, and military transcripts to the Registrar’s Office.
  • Veterans and members of the National Guard should present a copy of their DD-214 (member 4 copies) or NOBE.
  • Notify the Office of Financial Aid of any changes to enrollment or program of study.
  • Submit a Veterans Registration Form each semester.
VA Forms and Information
Return of Unearned Tuition Assistance (TA) Funds

Students who cease attendance in class prior to the 60 percent will have TA funds returned to the Military Department.

16 Week Courses
Time of Withdrawal Amount Returned
Before/during Weeks 1 & 2 100 Percent
Weeks 3 & 4 75 Percent
Weeks 5 & 8 50 Percent
Weeks 9 & 10 40 Percent
No return for remaining weeks.

8 Week Courses
Time of Withdrawal Amount Returned
Before/during Week 1 100 Percent
Week 2 75 Percent
Weeks 3 & 4 50 Percent
Week 5 40 Percent
No return for remaining weeks.

Active service members, veterans, and their IRS-defined dependents are charged in-district tuition without regard to current residency. For spouses and dependents (who do not meet IRS required guidelines), tuition will be charged per U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs regulations.

For additional information on education programs and to apply for Veterans’ Benefits visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Website.

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