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VA Education Benefits

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

 

 Certifying Dates for 2019/2020 school year

Terms

Registration opens Initial certification Term begins

Second certification begins

SUMMER

April 29

May 28

June 24

July 1

FALL

April 29

August 26

September 23

September 30

WINTER

October 21

December 9

January 6

January 13

SPRING

February 3

March 2

March 30

April 6

 

Important information about applying:

In order to receive VA education benefits, students must:

  • Be an admitted BMCC student and be pursuing a BMCC degree or certificate;
  • Take placement tests to determine proper course placement before enrollment, or have previous transcripts evaluated;
  • Meet with a Student Success Coach and be assigned an Academic Advisor;
  • Determine which VA Chapter best suits your needs (compare options onlineand
    • if haven't already, apply for VA Education Benefits online, or call 1-888-442-4551 and ask that an application be mailed to them; 
  • 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 or Education Enrollment Status printout

National Guard/Reserves

Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)

Transferring from another college

Certificate of Eligibility letter or Education Enrollment Status printout

AND

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
  • In person:  At nearest BMCC Service Center
  • Email:       Veterans@bluecc.edu
  • Fax:           541-278-5889

 

VA School Certifying Official

Jennie Wolfe | veterans@bluecc.edu | 541-278-5759 (Service Center)

 

Additional Information


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