Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs

*** Our processing time in our office is currently 30-45 days once you submit all your documents. (All Official Transcripts must be on file in Admissions)***

For First-Time Claimants

If you have never used your VA education benefits before, here are the forms you will need to establish a record in your college’s VA Office:

  1. RLC VA Checklist for Students
  2. RLC Data Sheet (2013)
  3. Certificate of Understanding (2013)
  4. VA Application— signed confirmation page from the Veterans On-line Application Web site (VONAPP)
    • Use VA Application 22-1990 if you were on active duty or a reservist, or VA 22-5490 if you are a dependent.
  5. Official Degree Plan - Certifications will be done once the transcripts have been evaluated and the official degree plan has been received from the Administrations Office or a parent letter has been received from your main college / university. The degree plan request form is currently available in the Admissions and FA/VA Offices. Transcripts must be turned in to the Admissions Office. Click here For Degree Plan Request Form. For new DCCCD students, new Degree plans will not be printed to 2 weeks after school starts.
  6. Please submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility to our office once you have received it in the mail from the VA Regional Office.
  7. Registration Summary - (eConnect - login required) — This is submitted every semester in which you want to claim your education benefits.

For Transfer Students

If you are a transfer student and you have used your VA education benefits at another college or university, here are the forms you will need to establish a record with your DCCCD college’s VA Office:

  1. RLC VA Checklist for Students
  2. RLC Data Sheet (2013)
  3. Certificate of Understanding (2013)
  4. VA Application — signed confirmation page from the Veterans On-line Application Web site (VONAPP)
    • Use VA Application 22-1995 if you were on active duty or a reservist, or VA 22-5495 if you are a dependent.
  5. Tuition Account Summary (eConnect - login required) — This is submitted every semester in which you want to claim your education benefits.
  6. Official Degree Plan - Certifications will be done once the transcripts have been evaluated and the official degree plan has been received from the Administrations Office or a parent letter has been received from your main college / university. The degree plan request form is currently available in the Admissions and FA/VA Offices. Transcripts must be turned in to the Admissions Office. Click here For Degree Plan Request Form.  For new DCCCD students, new Degree plans will not be printed to 2 weeks after school starts.
  7. Please submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility to our office once you have received it in the mail from the VA Regional Office.

For Continuing VA Students

If you are a returning VA student who needs to be certified for the next term:

  • Certification request form: This is a form for all students requesting VA benefits in DCCCD. This is required for each term along with the Tuition Account Summary/Registration Summary for the same term.
  • Submit your Tuition Account Summary (eConnect - login required). This is submitted every semester in which you want to claim your education benefits.
  • If you are changing or have changed your degree plan, please submit the new official degree plan and a VA request for change of program form (VA Application 22-1995 if you were on active duty or a Reservist, or VA 22-5495 if you are a dependent).
  • Ensure the Admissions Office has your current information. E-mail address and phone number changes can be made online at eConnect (login required).
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