Guiding heroes through a path to their future.
Virginia’s Community Colleges are proud of our long and successful history of working with every branch of the military to offer veterans, retirees, active duty personnel and their families a strong, career- focused education.
Our mission is to establish nationally recognized comprehensive “military-friendly” education programs that help ALL military-related students pursue their academic and professional interests. We understand your unique experiences and have dedicated staff to support you.
Each of our community colleges is pledged to serve veterans, retirees, active-duty personnel and their families. Here are few examples of why Virginia Community Colleges are considered Military Friendly Colleges.
Veteran Resource Links
Provides information on GI Bill benefits plus all other education benefit programs.
Virginia Department of Veteran Services (DVS)
Virginia State Agency charged with assisting veterans and their families obtain various benefits.
Military & Family Resources
A gateway for active duty soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) online.
Provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active-duty service members, Guard, Reserve (regardless of activation status), and their families.
MyCAA (military spouse career advancement account)
Assists eligible military spouses to receive financial assistance to help pay for licenses, certifications, and higher education in high demand career fields.
Virginia’s Community Colleges are proud to offer military students and veterans the Credit2Careers (C2C) portal. The tool allows students to upload their Joint Services Transcript to see instantly how many academic credits their work experience could translate into more than 1,700 community college programs.
Military/Veteran Contacts by College
Blue Ridge Community College Website
Central Virginia Community College Website
Mountain Gateway Community College Website
Danville Community College Website
Eastern Shore Community College Website
Germanna Community College Website
Reynolds Community College Website
Laurel Ridge Community College Website
Mountain Empire Community College Website
New River Community College Website
Northern Virginia Community College Website
Patrick & Henry Community College Website
Paul D. Camp Community College Website
Piedmont Virginia Community College Website
Southside Virginia Community College Website
Southwest Virginia Community College Website
Virginia Peninsula Community College Website
Tidewater Community College Website
Virginia Highlands Community College Website
Virginia Western Community College Website