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

 

Chapter 33- Post 9/11 GI Bill


The Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) provides benefits for students who served in the military on active duty for at least 90 aggregate days after September 10, 2001, or if the student was discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge.

This benefit provides up to 36 months of educational benefits, payable for up to 15 years after release from active duty. Some individuals are also eligible to transfer their Chapter 33 benefits to an eligible dependent.

Documents may be submitted by fax: 903-675-6345 or email: veterans@tvcc.edu. 

New Students – 1st Semester Using Benefits at TVCC

Step One – Complete one of the following via VONAPP:

  • VA Form 22-1990 – Veterans applying for Chapter 33 for the first time
  • VA Form 22-1995 – Veterans who are transferring from another institution
  • VA Form 22-1990E – Application for dependents/spouses to used transferred Chapter 33 benefits

Step Two – Submit the necessary documentation to TVCC:

  • VA Certificate of Eligibility, dated within one year of the semester for which you are applying.
  • Official Academic Degree Plan, signed by your academic advisor (current class enrollment must be included on the degree plan)
  • Member 4 Copy of DD214 (NOT required for dependents who are using transferred benefits)
  • TVCC Veteran Information Sheet
  • Official copy of your military transcript submitted to the Office of Enrollment Services (NOT required for dependents who are using transferred benefits)

Step Three – Check your email address:

  • Once certified, a notification will be sent to the email address you provided on your Veteran Information Sheet with your certification information

Renewal Certification (Continuing Students) – Required EACH semester

Step One –

Step Two – Check your email address:

  • Once certified, a notification will be sent to the email address you provided on your Veteran Information Sheet with your certification information.

Additional Resources

Monthly Housing Allowance

Books & Supplies Stipend

Transferring Chapter 33 Benefits