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Veterans Services

At 鶹Ƶ, we pride ourselves on being military-friendly. We are a , and to us, “military-friendly” is not just a label; it is how we do business. Sandhills is approved as a degree-granting institution for veterans and eligible dependents seeking education.

 

Eligible Programs for VA Benefits

Workforce Continuing Education programs at 鶹Ƶ are not approved by the VA and students cannot use their VA benefits towards WCE courses.

 

Using Your VA Benefits at 鶹Ƶ

  • Apply for and complete the required application
  • Apply to 鶹Ƶ
  • Submit all transcripts to our Student Records Department. Official transcripts are required from: high school, college, trade school and official military transcripts )

  • Log into your portal and access . You will need to sign-in using your 鶹Ƶ credentials.
  • Complete the following eForm found under Veterans Services: and attach your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the VA for all students and attach DD-214 member 4 copy for veterans only.

Complete the following eForm found under Veterans Services: .

  • Enrollment for certification renewal is not automatic. VA Certification Request must be completed every semester you plan on utilizing VA benefits.

*Students receiving Ch. 31 (VR&E) benefits, authorization from your VRC is required.

**Students receiving Ch. 30 and Ch. 35 VA benefits, tuition must be paid before your enrollment can be certified to the VA.

Visit the  to determine which chapter you may be eligible for and compare your options.

 

Veterans Education Benefits

This program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty. For more information visit the

Formerly known as Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, VR&E covers job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. New applicants are highly encouraged to speak with a VR&E Counselor (nearest location is the Soldier Support Center on Ft. Liberty.) For more information visit the .

This bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability with at least 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible. For more information visit the .

The John Fry Scholarship is for children and spouses of certain veterans. For more information visit the . Transfer of Entitlement (TOE) beneficiaries are qualified dependents that received a transfer of the Post-9/11 GI Bill ® from a qualified sponsor (service member) that served active duty or in the Selected Reserve. For more information visit the .

The DEA Program provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are 100% permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition, or who died while on active duty or a result of a service related condition. For more information visit the .

The MGIB-SR program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. For more information visit the .

For more information about Active Duty Tuition Assistance (TA) and Spouse Assistance (MyCAA) contact the Business Office.
 
 

Resources

The following links will take you to a variety of community, state, and national sites with a focus on military affiliated students and their families.

Career

 

Education

 

Health and Wellness

 

General Support

The following links are a collection of resources ranging from housing and emergency services to financial support and more:

 

Contact Us  

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
E-mail veterans@sandhills.edu
Phone (910) 695-3902

Veterans Services is located in Boyd Library room 122 at the Pinehurst Campus.