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VA Education Benefits

Information for Veterans and Veterans' Family Members receiving VA Education Benefits

Certifying Dates for 2018/2019 school year 

Term Registration begins  Initial certifying  Term begins   Second certifying 
 SUMMER April 23 May 21  June 25  July 2 
 FALL April 23  August 27  September 24  October 1 
 WINTER  October 15 December 10  January 7  January 14 
 SPRING January 28  March 4  April 1  April 8 

 

Important information about applying:

In order to receive VA education benefits, students must:

  1. Be an admitted BMCC student and be pursuing a BMCC degree or certificate;
  2. Take placement tests to determine proper course placement before enrollment, or have previous transcripts evaluated;
  3. Complete New Student Orientation; 
  4. Meet with a Student Success Coach and be assigned an Academic Advisor;
  5. Determine which VA Chapter best suits your needs.  Compare options online.  
  6. Apply for VA Education Benefits on-line.
  7. Complete, sign, and return the BMCC Veterans' Education Benefits Request packet, along with the appropriate documentation shown in the table below: 

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

and

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
E-Mail:      veterans@bluecc.edu
Fax:          541-278-5889

 

Additional Information

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