Veterans and Service Members



VA Educational Benefits

Information for veterans and dependents receiving VA Educational Benefits

General information about applying:

  1.  In order to receive Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits, Veterans must:
    1. Be pursuing a BMCC degree or certificate,
    2. Take the BMCC placement test to determine proper course placement before enrollment,
    3. Be assigned an academic advisor,
    4. Determine which VA Chapter best suits your needs.  Compare options online
  2. To complete your VA file so that your eligible enrollment may be certified, Veterans must:
    1. Apply for VA Education Benefits on-line (review all options first, see above)
    2. Complete, sign, and return the BMCC Veterans' Educational Benefits Request packet, along with the appropriate documentation.

If you were:

Submit a copy of:

Discharged from Active Duty

Certificate of Eligibility letter

National Guard/Reserves

Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)

Transferring from another college

Change of Program/Place of Training


Official transcripts from all prior colleges, as well as any military training transcripts


Return forms to:

Mail:          BMCC Service Center, P.O. Box 100, Pendleton, OR 97801
Fax:          541-278-5889


Certifying Dates for 2016/2017 school year 


Registration begins

Initial certifying date

Term begins

Second certifying date


February 20

March 6

April 3

April 10


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