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 35: Survivors and Dependents Assistance


The Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35) provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or eligible dependents of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. This program typically offers up to 45 months of educational benefits.

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

New Students – 1st Semester Using Benefits at TVCC

Step One – Complete one of the following via VONAPP:

  • VA Form 22-5490 – Dependents applying for the first time for the benefit
  • VA Form 22-5495 – Dependents who are transferring their benefit from another institution

Step Two – Submit the necessary documentation to TVCC:

  • VA Certificate of Eligibility
  • Official Academic Degree Plan, signed by your academic advisor (current class enrollment must be included on the degree plan)
  • TVCC Veterans Information Sheet

Step Three – Check your email address:

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