Veterans, Military Service Members & Dependents


Blue Mountain Community College welcomes and supports Veterans who have served, or are currently serving, in any branch of the U.S. Military; as well as their dependents


Apply for Veterans Administration (VA) Education Benefits at BMCC

Tuition Waivers - Military/Service Members and Dependents

Tuition Assistance - Oregon Veterans Education Benefits



  • You may use your VA Education Benefits along with federal and state financial aid? Complete the FAFSA to apply for the Pell grant, Oregon Opportunity grant, and student loans.
  • VA Work Study positions are available at BMCC. Click here for the application.
  • There are other options available for paying for college. Click here for more information.


BMCC contact information:

♦ Email us anytime at

♦ Call us at 541-278-5759

♦ Stop by during the Pendleton Service Center window hours:
           Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
           Thursdays from 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

♦ BMCC's Veterans Club, a chapter of Veteran Students of America


Decision Making Tools:

  • College Scorecard and Video Tutorial- Most up-to-date, comprehensive, and reliable information available on colleges in an easy to understand format 
  • Department of Defense Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE - A dynamic information and comparison tool designed to aid participants of DoD’s Tuition Assistance Program in making informed choices on schools and education programs. 
  • GI Bill Benefits Comparison Tool - Learn about education programs and compare estimated benefits by school.
  • College Navigator- This tool helps you find, organize, and keep track of the schools that are best suited for you. It has a cost calculator, financial aid information, graduation rates, student loans default rates, and it can compare schools.  
  • Paying for College- This site provides information about how to pay for college.
  • Shopping Sheet-

Other important links:

  • BMCC is designated as a Military Friendly school. Click here for more information about BMCC's designation and our ratings.