Veterans Educational Benefits

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Here at Mat-Su College, we salute veterans and current members of the military.

We are proud to serve our military students and their family members.

ELIGIBILITY

Are you eligible to receive VA Education Benefits?
Find out by clicking visiting the US Veterans Website

Or call 1-888-442-4551

For further assistance, contact the Outreach Education Specialist at the Wasilla Vet Center:
Call (907)376-4318

Or visit the VA Facility Locator Website

All students using VA Educational Benefits must meet an Academic Advisor to select courses applicable to your degree.

Please contact Student Services at 907.745.9762 for more information.

Did you Know?

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development provides Priority of Services (PDF) to eligible Veterans and their spouses.

REQUIREMENTS

The School Certifying Official at Mat-Su College will need the following documents from you:

  • Copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (apply on the US Vets Benefits Website)
  • Copy of your DD-214 (Not required for dependents receiving transferred benefits, only required by service members.)

All students using VA Education benefits must meet with an Academic Advisor to select courses applicable to your degree.  Please contact Student Service at 745-9762 for more information.

Forms

Important: The Request to be Certified Form must be submitted every semester before the payment deadline to avoid late fees.

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  • Request to be Certified Form
    Submit a Request to be Certified Form after you have finalized your schedule and registered for classes.
    • Every semester before payment deadline.
    • Only classes that are applicable to your degree program can be certified.
    • We cannot report wait-listed classes to VA.
  • Change Form
    Submit a Change Form when making any changes to your schedule:
    • Adding a class
    • Dropping a class
    • Withdrawing from a class
    • Move from being wait-listed to registered into a class
    • Change degree programs
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Request to be Certified Form

Submit your Request form after you have finalized your schedule and registered for classes.
Submit Request form every semester before payment deadline.
Only classes that are applicable to your degree program can be certified.
We cannot report wait-listed classes to VA.

Change Form

Submit when you make any change to your schedule, including:
Add a class
Drop a class
Withdraw from a class
Move from being wait-listed to registered into a class
Change degree programs

External VA Resources **

VA funding is available for a personal tutor. Learn more at the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Apply for federal student aid by completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Military & Veteran Scholarships available through affordablecolleges.com

Contact Veterans Affairs

Telephone
1-888-442-4551
Mailing Address
VA Regional Processing Office
PO Box 8888
Muskogee, OK 74402-8888
Local Physical Address
Wasilla Vet Center
851 E. West Point Dr.
Suite 102
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: 907-376-4318 Or 877-927-8387
Fax: 907-373-1883 

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