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Mat-Su College, Alaska | Veterans Educational Benefits (Assistance)

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    Phone: 907-745-9746
    Fax: 907-745-9747
    E-Mail: info@matsu.alaska.edu
    Location: FSM 101

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    M-Th 8:00a-6:00p
    F 9:00a-5:00p

    Thanksgiving Hours Nov 25-29
    M & T 8:00a-6:00p
    W 8:00a-5:00p
    Th-Sat Closed

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  • Welcome Veterans!

    All students using VA Education benefits must meet with an Academic Advisor for registration approval.
    Please contact Student Services at 745-9746 for more information.

    New Student Checklist for Veterans

    • Complete the VA Online Application (VONAPP) www.gibill.va.gov
      (All Chapters except Chapter 31)
    • Request Transcripts (Academic & Military Service)
    • Complete the Request for Evaluation of Military Transcripts (if applicable) and bring in Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (we can make a copy for you for your file)
    • Meet with an Advisor to plan your coursework. VA Certification is allowed ONLY on courses that apply to your current degree program or are considered prerequisite or developmental classes leading to degree requirements.
    • Complete the MSC Request to Begin Benefits Form
      (All Chapters except Chapter 31)

      • Advance Pay – If you wish to receive Advance Pay, submit the UAA Request for Advance Pay NO LESS THAN 45 days prior to the semester.
    Important Information
    For many chapters you will need to certify your attendance EVERY MONTH with the VA. You can either call the office in Muskogee, OK at 1-877-823-2378 or certify online at www.gibill.va.gov. Other VA information can be obtained by contacting the VA in Oklahoma at 1-888-GIBILL-1.

     Printable Checklist and VA Forms Checklist

    Forms

    UAA Financial Aid Forms (for Federal financial aid):  http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/financialaid/forms.cfm

    Ways to contact Veterans Affairs:

    Online:  http://www.gibill.va.gov

    Telephone: 1-888-442-4551

    Address:
    VA Regional Processing Office
    PO Box 8888
    Muskogee, OK 74402-8888

    Vocational Rehabilitation:
    VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program
    2925 DeBarr Rd.
    Anchorage, AK 99608-2989
    1-888-353-7574 ext.4772

     

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