Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment benefits (Chapter 31) are available to veterans who are at least 10% disabled, apply for Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Services, and have received, or will receive, a discharge that is not dishonorable.
Service members can receive this benefit only by meeting with a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor and applying.
First Time Applicants
To apply for benefits students must submit:
- Online Veterans Educational Benefits Request Form
- VA Form 28-1905 - This will be sent to TVCC from your VR&E Case Manager.
- Benefit Utilization Memorandum of Understanding (Required for veterans only, not spouse/dependents.)
- Request for Certification from TVCC
Returning Students (Continuing Students)
Students who are returning or continuing their schooling will just need to submit the TVCC request for certification; this must be done every semester after registering for classes.
Due to security risk and valuing your privacy, TVCC Veterans Office will no longer accept forms via email. Please upload your form(s) to our secure inbox using the button below; you will need your Cardinal ID & Password combination to log in for form submission. You may also fax the form(s) to (903) 675-6345 or mail them to TVCC, ATTN: Veterans, 100 Cardinal Dr. Athens, TX 75751.
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