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Veteran Services

Glen Oaks Community College participates in the Veteran-Friendly School program. The Veteran-Friendly School program, created by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, recognizes institutions of higher learning for their dedication to student veterans and dependents utilizing their GI Bill® and other educational benefits.

Some of the criteria schools were ranked on included having an active student-operated veterans club or association; veteran-specific career

Michigan Verterans Affairs Agency: Veteran Friendly School Silver Award

services or advising; on-campus veteran’s coordinator and awarding credit based on prior military training and experience. Information about the criteria Glen Oaks met to achieve its ranking is available at the Michigan Veterans website.

Please see the college’s Consumer Information Guide for information on Cost of Attendance, which includes estimated costs of tuition, fees, books/supplies, transportation, etc.

First-Time Applicants

  1. Complete an Application for Benefits online.
  2. Submit to the Glen Oaks Veterans Administrator a certified copy of your DD-214 (veterans) or an original DD Form 2384 – Notice of Basic Eligibility (reserves); and
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255; Press 1
  1. For Chapter 33 (post 9/11) only – you will need to provide to the Glen Oaks Veterans Administrator a copy of the “Letter of Eligibility” with the percentage the VA will pay. Your following semester will not be certified without this document;
  2. Submit copies of training completion certificates to the Glen Oaks Registration Office (all military training received by the veteran must be evaluated by the Registrar’s Office for college credit). See Evaluation of Transfer Credits to Glen Oaks, Educational Experience in the Armed Forces;
  3. Request a military transcript online.
  4. Request official grade transcripts from all previously attended colleges. Transcripts must be received directly from the previously attended college to the Glen Oaks Registration Office.

Transfer Applicants

If the student has received Veterans Benefits for attendance at another college, he/she must:
  1. Complete the VA Form 22-1995, Change of Program or Place of Training;
  2. Request official grade transcripts from all colleges previously attended. Transcripts must be received directly from the previously attended college to Glen Oaks Registration Office.

Max Hours

Veterans may be certified for a maximum of 62 hours (the exception being the prior approval of a change of program by the Veterans Administration). This includes any credits earned for military courses training, attendance at other institutions, CLEP scores, etc. accepted for credit at Glen Oaks.

Each Semester

Students who plan to use Veteran Benefits must take the following actions each semester:

  1. Complete the Request for VA Certification form.
  2. Enroll* in the Nelnet Deferred Payment Plan for Veterans

    *The following information will be required for enrollment:

    • GOCC 7 Digit Student ID#
    • Date of Birth
    • Semester Enrolled
    • Form of Payment (checking/savings or credit card)

You may contact the Glen Oaks Cashier via email or at 269-294-4235 to confirm your deferred payment as a VA student.

Reporting Changes

Recipients of Veterans Benefits are to notify the Registration Office immediately if any of the changes below apply:
  1. Changes in training programs or credit hour class load; and/or
  2. Withdrawals/Incompletes from Glen Oaks Community College.

Veterans may be held liable for any over-payment of benefits as the result of failure to report such changes.

Note: Veterans Certification – Veterans are certified after the semester refund period, if all documentation has been received, and you have met with the VA counselor. Early certification is only done upon written request to the School Certifying Office. It usually takes 6-8 weeks before benefits are received. Some benefits are mailed directly to the veteran and it is his/her responsibility to make payment to Glen Oaks.

Contact

It is encouraged for you to meet with the VA Academic Advisor before you schedule your classes.

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Please note: Classes that are not required for your program of study cannot be certified.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Veteran Services

Michigan Verterans Affairs Agency: Veteran Friendly School Silver Award

Glen Oaks Community College participates in the Veteran-Friendly School program. The Veteran-Friendly School program, created by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, recognizes institutions of higher learning for their dedication to student veterans and dependents utilizing their GI Bill® and other educational benefits.

Some of the criteria schools were ranked on included having an active student-operated veterans club or association; veteran-specific career services or advising; on-campus veteran’s coordinator and awarding credit based on prior military training and experience. Information about the criteria Glen Oaks met to achieve its ranking is available at the Michigan Veterans website.

Please see the college’s Consumer Information Guide for information on Cost of Attendance, which includes estimated costs of tuition, fees, books/supplies, transportation, etc.

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255; Press 1

First-Time Applicants

  1. Complete an Application for Benefits online.
  2. Submit to the Glen Oaks Veterans Administrator a certified copy of your DD-214 (veterans) or an original DD Form 2384 – Notice of Basic Eligibility (reserves); and
  3. For Chapter 33 (post 9/11) only – you will need to provide to the Glen Oaks Veterans Administrator a copy of the “Letter of Eligibility” with the percentage the VA will pay. Your following semester will not be certified without this document;
  4. Submit copies of training completion certificates to the Glen Oaks Registration Office (all military training received by the veteran must be evaluated by the Registrar’s Office for college credit). See Evaluation of Transfer Credits to Glen Oaks, Educational Experience in the Armed Forces;
  5. Request a military transcript online.
  6. Request official grade transcripts from all previously attended colleges. Transcripts must be received directly from the previously attended college to the Glen Oaks Registration Office.

Transfer Applicants

If the student has received Veterans Benefits for attendance at another college, he/she must:
  1. Complete the VA Form 22-1995, Change of Program or Place of Training;
  2. Request official grade transcripts from all colleges previously attended. Transcripts must be received directly from the previously attended college to Glen Oaks Registration Office.

Max Hours

Veterans may be certified for a maximum of 62 hours (the exception being the prior approval of a change of program by the Veterans Administration). This includes any credits earned for military courses training, attendance at other institutions, CLEP scores, etc. accepted for credit at Glen Oaks.

Each Semester

Students who plan to use Veteran Benefits must take the following actions each semester:

  1. Complete the Request for VA Certification form.
  2. Enroll* in the Nelnet Deferred Payment Plan for Veterans

    *The following information will be required for enrollment:

    • GOCC 7 Digit Student ID#
    • Date of Birth
    • Semester Enrolled
    • Form of Payment (checking/savings or credit card)

You may contact the Glen Oaks Cashier via email or at 269-294-4235 to confirm your deferred payment as a VA student.

Reporting Changes

Recipients of Veterans Benefits are to notify the Registration Office immediately if any of the changes below apply:
  1. Changes in training programs or credit hour class load; and/or
  2. Withdrawals/Incompletes from Glen Oaks Community College.

Veterans may be held liable for any over-payment of benefits as the result of failure to report such changes.

Note: Veterans Certification – Veterans are certified after the semester refund period, if all documentation has been received, and you have met with the VA counselor. Early certification is only done upon written request to the School Certifying Office. It usually takes 6-8 weeks before benefits are received. Some benefits are mailed directly to the veteran and it is his/her responsibility to make payment to Glen Oaks.

Contact

It is encouraged for you to meet with the VA Academic Advisor before you schedule your classes.

  • The results are being filtered by the character: J
A B C D E F G H J K L M N P R S T W Y Z

No results.

Please note: Classes that are not required for your program of study cannot be certified.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Please use our Services locator options below in order to find the service/resource you are looking for.

Alumni/Faculty/Staff

Calculators

Campus Services

Instructional Videos

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Transfer Options

Useful Information

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