HELPFUL LINKS FOR DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATION:
CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage
APPLY FOR VA BENEFITS: https://www.va.gov/education/how-to-apply/
MILITARY TRANSCRIPTS: https://jst.doded.mil/official.html
HAZLEWOOD APPLICATION: https://www.tvc.texas.gov/education/hazlewood/
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. Do I have to reapply for benefits each term?
A. Yes, students need to request certification of benefits each term.
Q. Can I use financial aid and VA benefits at the same time?
A. Yes, you can receive financial aid and VA benefits at the same time. Students need to speak to a financial aid advisor for assistance information. VA benefits do not affect your eligibility to receive financial aid.
Q. Can I use Hazlewood with my VA benefits?
A. In some cases students may be allowed to use VA Educational Benefits and Hazlewood at the same time. Students need to complete the Hazlewood application each term. Please contact your Veteran Services Office for more information.
Q. Can I change my degree plan?
A. The Department of Veterans Affairs allow students to change degree plans at the end of each term. Students no longer need to submit a change of place or training form as long as they continue enrollment. Students must submit a signed updated degree plan when making the request to change their degree plan. Students must also submit a new degree evaluation.
Q. Can I drop whenever I want?
A. It is important that before you add or drop classes that you understand the effect this will have on you. Please know that if you are on financial aid in addition to receiving VA Educational Benefits you must speak to a financial aid advisor before making changes to your schedule. To avoid over payments students must submit a request to update their enrollment certification to the Veteran Services office.
Q. Can I work on more than one degree at the same time?
A. No, students cannot work on more than one degree plan during the same term. Please check with your Veteran Services office for more information.