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Chapter 31 : Vocational Rehab


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.

VA Chapter 31 Information



First Time Applicants

To apply for benefits students must submit:



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.

TVCC Request for Certification



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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