Veterans Affairs (VA)

Veterans Affairs (VA) provides counseling and outreach services to assist veterans in becoming acclimated to college life while obtaining veterans education benefits and/or other available resources. The VA serves is the link between the college and the Department of Veterans Affairs, and assists eligible veterans, dependents, reservists/guardsmen and disabled veterans (military service-connected disabilities) with applying for educational funding and offers guidance on VA regulations.

In order to receive VA Educational Assistance, eligible persons must be enrolled in a VA approved program leading to a specific degree or certificate. VA does not certify payment for non-degree seeking students unless in a transient status. Transient students must provide an authorization letter from the VA official at their primary institution. In addition, all previously earned credits, as appropriate, must be applied to the enrolled program. Only course(s) included in the requirements for the degree program being pursued will be certified for educational benefits.

Service members, veterans and dependents of veterans who are eligible for VA benefits or other governmentally funded educational assistance may submit an application to defer payment of tuition and fees until the final day of the requested semester.

Keep abreast of all of the upcoming events — check out the Student Events Calendar, digital monitors located around the college and like us on the College Facebook page. To follow sources outside of the College, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Facebook or Twitter.

Veteran Student Support Team

Veteran Student Support Team

Kristina King
Veteran Affairs Coordinator

Mia Atkins- Beason
Professional Academic Advisor & Certifying Official

James Sykes
Professional Academic Advisor & Certifying Official

Dr. Nikita Ashford-Ashworth
Director of Advising & Certifying Official

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Location: Macon Cove Campus
Farris Building, Room 2146
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
Phone: 901-333-4029
Fax: 901-333-4458

Location: Union Avenue Campus
M Building, Room 110
Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Last Thursday of each month)
Phone: 901-333-4029
Fax: 901-333-4458