Serving Veterans

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

GI Bill
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

GoArmyEd
A gateway for active duty soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) online.

Military OneSource
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.

Credits 2 Careers

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.

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