Trinity Valley Community College

   
Veterans Financial Aid


James Robertson

Veterans Financial Aid Specialist 
veterans@tvcc.edu



Administration Bldg Rm 123
100 Cardinal Dr.
Athens, TX 75751

(903) 675-6228 - Office
(903) 675-6345 - Fax

Hours of Operation:

Fall/Spring Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00am-4:30pm

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday (Closed Friday)
7:30am-4:30pm

 

 

Veterans

At Trinity Valley Community College we understand that transitioning from military to civilian life comes with unique challenges. We are committed to making your transition as successful as possible and that starts with a higher education. You earned your education benefits, now let us show you how to use them. 
 
Trinity Valley Community College has been named by G.I. Jobs Magazine as a Top Military Friendly School in 2013, 2014, and 2015
 

TVCC VETERANS BENEFITS GUIDE 

Download and print this guide.
It's your first step to success as a TVCC veteran student. 

 
 

Apply for your VA Benefits

Click HERE to get started.

 

NEW VETERAN STUDENTS 

 

 

If you have never used your VA benefits at TVCC before
there are a number of things you will need 
to do and the
Veteran's Financial Aid office will need 
to get you started. 
These items include:


1. Your Certificate of Eligibility (or proof that you have applied for VA benefits.                                                                       
2. You will need to request a copy of your Joint                                  
Services Transcript to have your military experience                     
translated into college credit. See below for how to 
request your JST.

3. A copy of your (Member 4) VA Form DD-214
4. A TVCC VA Benefits Request Packet for your first 
semester at TVCC. 
5. AFTER you register for your first semester you 
will need to visit the Veteran's Financial Aid office 
with your class schedule showing tuition and fees due. 
 

RETURNING VETERAN STUDENTS

If you HAVE used your VA benefits at TVCC before these are the steps you will need to follow to get certified:  


 1.  Ensure the Veterans Financial Aid office has all
      forms for you listed for New Veteran Students.
2. Fill out a VA Benefits Request Packet EVERY semester 
you wish to be certified (or use) VA benefits.
3.  Visit the Veterans Financial Aid office AFTER you
register with class schedule showing tuition and fees due.

HOW TO REQUEST MILITARY TRANSCRIPTS

 

USEFUL TOOLS FOR VETERAN STUDENTS 

GI Bill Comparison Tool 
Information on Post 9/11 Gi Bill (Chapter 33)
Information on Reserve GI Bill (Chapter 1606)
Information on the Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30)
Information on Vietnam Era Veterans Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 32)
Information on Dependent's Education Assistance (Chapter 35) 
Marine GYSGT John David Fry Scholarship
Expansion of the GYSGT John David Fry Scholarship 
Information for Guard/Reserve Members Called-Up to Active Duty
Factsheet on Transferability of Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits 
Top 10 Tips for New Students (VA Pamphlet) 


Education Rate Tables


 

 
How to contact the Department of Veteran's Affairs

By telephone: 1-888-442-4551
By fax: 918-781-7853
By correspondence: Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office P.O. Box 8888 Muskogee, Oklahoma 74402-8888
Via the Internet by CLICKING HERE
 

Additional Resources for Veterans:

Henderson County Veterans Services- Eric Duvall- eduvall@co.henderson.tx.us125 N. Prairieville Street, Room 112, Athens, TX 75751, (903)-675-6109.