Vets Applicant

Chapter 30

For a description of all the different categories under Chapter 30 see Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty Educational Assistance Program.

Chapter 30 Information

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty Educational Assistance Program

 

Instructions for Application both First Time Applicant and Applicants Already Approved for VA Benefits

Read about the Different Categories under Chapter 30

Please read and comply with these instructions. If you have questions, contact the VETS Center at (702) 651-5060 or Email the Vets Center. If an instruction is unclear, do not guess! Incorrect answers can cause significant delays. A copy of a complete paper application or online application (VONAPP) should be hand-carried to our VETS Center.

Note: Steps 1 through 4 below must be completed before you may submit any paperwork and/or claim to our office (Step 5).

  1. Apply for Admissions to CSN - If you have not already done so, submit an Admissions Application online. If you're claiming VA educational benefits for college credits earned at CSN, you must indicate on the form that you will declare a major and are pursuing either an Associate Degree or a Certificate of Achievement.

  2. Placement Test - You may need English and/or Mathematics classes for your program. If you have not previously completed these classes at CSN or some other college, you will be required to take Placement Tests at the Testing Center before you can enroll in Mathematics or English classes. Newly admitted students must complete Placement Testing before they may enroll in any classes at CSN. The results of these tests will indicate that you are either qualified to enter into college-level English and Mathematics classes, or must take refresher classes. If refresher classes are required, you may receive benefits for them, but only for the highest level indicated by testing. If you enroll in refreshers that are not required, you may not receive benefits for them.
    **ALL REMEDIAL COURSE WORK HAVE TO BE TAKEN IN PERSON**

  3. Academic Counseling - Seek an Academic Counselor to assist you in choosing the program of study you plan to follow.; If you are seeking a medically related program, see a Health Programs Advisor at the North Las Vegas or West Charleston Campuses. When you decide on your program, ask for a signed copy of the degree sheet which shows the classes you will need to complete before you can graduate. You must provide a copy of this sheet to the CSN VA Office. Retain a copy for yourself. The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay benefits for only those classes which satisfy unfilled graduation requirements.

  4. Enrollment in Classes - Enroll with the Office of The Registrar in any class that you desire, but remember that the VA will pay benefits for only those classes required by the degree program you have submitted to our office. Although the CSN VA staff members attempt to verify enrollment in proper classes, you are ultimately responsible for your enrollment choices.

  5. Documentation - After you have completed steps 1-4, submit a copy of one of the following to our office along with supporting documentation shown below:

    • Your completed VA Form 22-1995 (First Time Applicant), OR
    • Your completed VA Form 22-1990 (Already-Approved for VA Benefits Applicant), OR
    • A copy of your online application (VONAPP), OR
    • A Certificate of Eligibility

    Supporting Documentation:

    • Signed degree (advisement) sheet AND
    • DD Form(s) 214, copy #4

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Information on how benefits are paid and other procedures

 

Chapter 31

You are making a claim for educational benefits under the VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program based on the belief that you have a service-connected disability.

Chapter 31 Information

Vocational Rehabilitation Program

 

Instructions for Application both First Time Applicant and Applicants Already Approved for VA Benefits

Please read and comply with these instructions carefully. If you have questions, contact the VETS Center at (702) 651-5060 or Email the Vets Center. If an instruction is unclear, do not guess! Incorrect answers can cause significant delays.

If you have not yet been approved for the VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program in the State of Nevada, visit the Veterans Affairs Office at 4800 Alpine Place, Las Vegas, Nevada, so you can begin the process of entitlement determination. You must have a service-connected disability to be eligible to apply for VA Vocational Rehabilitation. Once approved for the program, continue with these instructions as advised by your rehabilitation counselor.

  1. Admission to the College - If you have not already done so, submit an Admissions Application to the Office of the Registrar (at CSN or online). In completing this form, indicate your educational goal as advised by your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (from the VA).

    If you'll be pursing a degree/certificate, or transfer credits at CSN, you must complete Steps 3 through 5 below before you'll be permitted to register for classes. If you're not pursuing one of these academic goals, complete steps 3 through 5 as advised by your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at the address above.

  2. Placement Test - You may need English and/or mathematics classes for your program. If you have not previously completed these classes at CSN or some other college, you will be required to take Placement Tests at the Testing Center before you can enroll in mathematics or English classes. Newly admitted students who are pursuing a degree/certificate, or transfer credits, must complete placement testing before they may enroll in any classes at CSN. The results of these tests will indicate that you are either qualified to enter into college-level English and mathematics classes, or must take refresher classes.

  3. Academic Counseling - Newly admitted students who are pursuing a degree/certificate or transfer credits, or as directed by VA Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, must see a CSN Academic Counselor to assist in choosing the program of study you plan to follow at CSN. If you are seeking a medically related program, see a Health Programs Advisor at the North Las Vegas or West Charleston Campuses. With your program goal identified, ask for a copy of the degree sheet which shows the classes you will need so you can complete that goal and graduate, or transfer. Provide a copy of this sheet to your rehabilitation counselor, the original to the VETS Center at the West Charleston Campus.

  4. Enrollment in Classes - Enroll with the Office of the Registrar, follow the Admissions link under Step 1 above, in those classes that are approved by your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. Remember that the VA will pay tuition, fees, and benefits for only those classes required for your approved educational program.

  5. VA 28-1905 - This is your authorization for training under the Vocational Rehabilitation Program. After you enroll in classes at CSN, be prepared to present this form to the West Charleston Campus VETS Center. Keep a copy of this form, and make an additional copy to be used at the CSN Bookstore. That additional copy, used by the bookstore, will be accepted in lieu of payment for the cost of textbooks required in your approved classes.

  6. Payment of Tuition - The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay your tuition for those classes approved by your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. After enrolling in your classes, present this form to the West Charleston Campus VETS Center. A voucher will be provided to you, for delivery to the cashier's office, so the VA will be charged the fees for approved classes. This must be accomplished before the tuition payment deadline published in the class schedule.

  7. Supplies - Your rehabilitation counselor will provide and authorize payment for academic supplies you may purchase, at VA expense, at CSN's Bookstore. The bookstore will accept a copy of this authorization, in lieu of payment, for the approved merchandise.

  8. Transfer Credit Evaluation - Your rehabilitation counselor may require that an evaluation of prior military and civilian education be conducted to see if credit can be granted for that education toward your CSN classes. If an evaluation is required, you should have official transcripts from all previous colleges forwarded directly to CSN's Office of Admissions and Records. In addition to transcripts, you should submit certain military documents (see below), along with a Transfer Credit Evaluation Request Form, to the Office of The Registrar. Military documents you should submit include any of the following which the Department of Defense should have provided to you:

When the evaluation is complete, you will receive an evaluation result in the mail. Submit that evaluation to your rehabilitation counselor.

After you register for classes and the above instructions are completed, except the Transfer Credit Evaluation results, return with your completed request package. Include your:

  • Signed degree sheet
  • VA Form 28-1905

There is a small amount of additional documentation for you to complete which should only take a few minutes.

 

Chapter 32 - (VEAP)

You first entered active duty on/after January 1, 1977, but before July 1, 1985, contributed to the Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Program (VEAP). You earned a discharge that was Other-Than-Dishonorable no more than 10 years ago  - or - you are currently on active duty.

Chapter 32 Information

Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Program

 

Instructions for Application both First Time Applicant and Applicants Already Approved for VA Benefits

Please read and comply with these instructions. If you have questions, contact the college VETS Center at (702) 651-5060 or Email the Vets Center. If an instruction is unclear, do not guess! Incorrect answers can cause significant delays. A copy of a complete paper application or online application (VONAPP) should be hand carried to our VETS Center.

Note: Steps 1 through 4 below must be completed before you may submit any paperwork and/or claim to our office (Step 5).

  1. Apply for Admissions to CSN - If you have not already done so, submit an Admissions Application online. If you're claiming VA educational benefits for college credits earned at CSN, you must indicate on the form that you will declare a major and are pursuing either an associate degree or a certificate of achievement.

  2. Placement Test - You may need English and/or mathematics classes for your program. If you have not previously completed these classes at CSN or some other college, you will be required to take Placement Tests at the Testing Center before you can enroll in mathematics or English classes. Newly admitted students must complete placement testing before they may enroll in any classes at CSN. The results of these tests will indicate that you are either qualified to enter into college-level English and mathematics classes, or must take refresher classes. If refresher classes are required, you may receive benefits for them, but only for the highest level indicated by testing. If you enroll in refreshers that are not required, you may not receive benefits for them.
    **ALL REMEDIAL COURSE WORK HAVE TO BE TAKEN IN PERSON**

  3. Academic Counseling - Seek an Academic Counselor to assist you in choosing the program of study you plan to follow. If you are seeking a medically related program, see a Health Programs Advisor at the North Las Vegas or West Charleston Campuses. When you decide on your program, ask for a signed copy of the degree sheet which shows the classes you will need to complete before you can graduate. You must provide a copy of this sheet to the CSN VETS Center. Retain a copy for yourself. The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay benefits for only those classes which satisfy unfilled graduation requirements.

  4. Enrollment in Classes - Enroll with the Office of The Registrar in any class that you desire, but remember that the VA will pay benefits for only those classes required by the degree program you have submitted to our office. Although the CSN VA staff members attempt to verify enrollment in proper classes, you are ultimately responsible for your enrollment choices.

  5. Documentation - After you have completed steps 1-4, submit a copy of one of the following to our office along with supporting documentation shown below:

    • Your completed VA form 22-1990 OR
    • A copy of your online application (VONAPP) OR
    • A Certificate of Eligibility

    Supporting Documentation:

    • Signed degree (advisement) sheet,
    • DD Form(s) 214, copy #4

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Information on how benefits are paid and other procedures

 

Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill

For students who served after September 11, 2001 and have received a certificate of eligibility or has started the application process for education benefits.

Chapter 33 Information

Post 9/11 GI Bill

 

Instructions for Application both First Time Applicant and Applicants Already Approved for VA Benefits

Please read and comply with these instructions. If you have questions, contact the VETS Center at (702) 651-5060 or Email the Vets Center. If an instruction is unclear, do not guess! Incorrect answers can cause significant delays. A copy of a COMPLETE paper application or online application (VONAPP) should be hand-carried to our VETS Center.

Note: Steps 1 through 4 below must be completed before you may submit any paperwork and/or claim to our office (Step 5).

  1. Apply for Admissions to CSN - If you have not already done so, submit an Admissions Application online. If you're claiming VA educational benefits for college credits earned at CSN, you must indicate on the form that you will declare a major and are pursuing either an associate degree or a certificate of achievement.

  2. Placement Test - You may need English and/or mathematics classes for your program. If you have not previously completed these classes at CSN or some other college, you will be required to take Placement Tests at the Testing Center before you can enroll in mathematics or English classes. Newly admitted students must complete placement testing before they may enroll in any classes at CSN. The results of these tests will indicate that you are either qualified to enter into college-level English and Mathematics classes, or must take refresher classes. If refresher classes are required, you may receive benefits for them, but only for the highest level indicated by testing. If you enroll in refreshers that are not required, you may not receive benefits for them.
    **ALL REMEDIAL COURSE WORK MUST BE TAKEN IN PERSON**

  3. Academic Counseling - Seek an academic counselor to assist you in choosing the program of study you plan to follow. If you are seeking a medically related program, see a health programs advisor at the North Las Vegas or West Charleston Campuses. When you decide on your program, ask for a signed copy of the degree sheet which shows the classes you will need to complete before you can graduate. You must provide a copy of this sheet to the CSN VETS Office. Retain a copy for yourself. The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay benefits for only those classes which satisfy unfilled graduation requirements.

  4. Enrollment in Classes - Enroll with the Office of The Registrar in any class that you desire, but remember that the VA will pay benefits for only those classes required by the degree program you have submitted to our office. Although the CSN VA staff members attempt to verify enrollment in proper classes, you are ultimately responsible for your enrollment choices.

  5. Documentation - After you have completed steps 1-4, submit a copy of one of the following to our office along with supporting documentation shown below:

    • Your completed VA form 22-1990 OR
    • A copy of your online application (VONAPP)
    • Certificate of Eligibility

    Supporting Documentation:

    • Signed degree (advisement) sheet,
    • DD Form(s) 214, copy #4

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Information on how benefits are paid and other procedures

 

Chapter 35

You are the surviving spouse or dependent of a veteran/serviceperson who:

  • Died or is permanently and totally disabled as the result of a service-connected disability. The disability must arise out of active service in the Armed Forces. - or -
  • Died from any cause while such a service-connected disability was in existence - or -
  • Is missing in action or captured in line of duty by hostile forces - or -
  • Is forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government of power.

Chapter 35 Information

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program

 

Please read and comply with these instructions. If you have questions, contact the VETS Center at (702) 651-5060 or Email the Vets Center. If an instruction is unclear, do not guess! Incorrect answers can cause significant delays. A copy of a COMPLETE paper application or online application (VONAPP) should be hand-carried to our VETS Center.

Note: Steps 1 through 4 below must be completed before you may submit any paperwork and/or claim to our office (Step 5).

  1. Apply for Admissions to CSN - If you have not already done so, submit an Admissions Application online. If you're claiming VA educational benefits for college credits earned at CSN, you must indicate on the form that you will declare a major and are pursuing either an associate degree or a certificate of achievement.

  2. Placement Test - You may need English and/or mathematics classes for your program. If you have not previously completed these classes at CSN or some other college, you will be required to take Placement Tests at the Testing Center before you can enroll in mathematics or English classes. Newly admitted students must complete placement testing before they may enroll in any classes at CSN. The results of these tests will indicate that you are either qualified to enter into college-level English and mathematics classes, or must take refresher classes. If refresher classes are required, you may receive benefits for them, but only for the highest level indicated by testing. If you enroll in refreshers that are not required, you may not receive benefits for them.
    **ALL REMEDIAL COURSE WORK HAVE TO BE TAKEN IN PERSON**

  3. Academic Counseling - Seek an Academic Counselor to assist you in choosing the program of study you plan to follow. If you are seeking a medically related program, see a Health Programs Advisor at the North Las Vegas or West Charleston Campuses. When you decide on your program, ask for a signed copy of the degree sheet which shows the classes you will need to complete before you can graduate. You must provide a copy of this sheet to the CSN VETS Center. Retain a copy for yourself. The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay benefits for only those classes which satisfy unfilled graduation requirements.

  4. Enrollment in Classes - Enroll with the office of the registrar in any class that you desire, but remember that the VA will pay benefits for only those classes required by the degree program you have submitted to our office. Although the CSN VETS Center staff members attempt to verify enrollment in proper classes, you are ultimately responsible for your enrollment choices.

  5. Documentation - After you have completed steps 1-4, submit a copy of one of the following to our office along with supporting documentation shown below:

    • Your completed VA form 22-1990 OR
    • A copy of your online application (VONAPP)
    • A Certificate of Eligibility

    Supporting Documentation:

    • Signed degree (advisement) sheet,
    • Copy of VA Form 22-5490
    • Casualty Report - if veteran died while on active duty
    • Verification of Disability - if veteran is fully and permanently disabled as a result of a service-connected disability
    • Marriage Certificate for a spouse
    • Birth Certificate if a dependent child
    • Adoption Papers - if the student was adopted by the veteran

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Information on how benefits are paid and other procedures

 

Chapter 1606

You are currently actively serving in a component of the Selected Reserve (Reserve or National Guard).

Chapter 1606 Information

Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program

 

Please read and comply with these instructions. If you have questions, contact the VETSCenter at (702) 651-5060 or Email the Vets Center. If an instruction is unclear, do not guess! Incorrect answers can cause significant delays. A copy of a COMPLETE paper application or online application (VONAPP) should be hand-carried to our VETS Center.

Note: Steps 1 through 4 below must be completed before you may submit any paperwork and/or claim to our office (Step 5).

  1. Apply for Admissions to CSN - If you have not already done so, submit an Admissions Application online. If you're claiming VA educational benefits for college credits earned at CSN, you must indicate on the form that you will declare a major and are pursuing either an associate degree or a certificate of achievement.

  2. Placement Test - You may need English and/or mathematics classes for your program. If you have not previously completed these classes at CSN or some other college, you will be required to take Placement Tests at the Testing Center before you can enroll in mathematics or English classes. Newly admitted students must complete placement testing before they may enroll in any classes at CSN. The results of these tests will indicate that you are either qualified to enter into college-level English and mathematics classes, or must take refresher classes. If refresher classes are required, you may receive benefits for them, but only for the highest level indicated by testing. If you enroll in refreshers that are not required, you may not receive benefits for them.
    **ALL REMEDIAL COURSE WORK HAVE TO BE TAKEN IN PERSON**

  3. Academic Counseling - Seek an Academic Counselor to assist you in choosing the program of study you plan to follow. If you are seeking a medically related program, see a Health Programs Advisor at the North Las Vegas or West Charleston Campuses. When you decide on your program, ask for a signed copy of the degree sheet which shows the classes you will need to complete before you can graduate. You must provide a copy of this sheet to the CSN VETS Center. Retain a copy for yourself. The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay benefits for only those classes which satisfy unfilled graduation requirements.

  4. Enrollment in Classes - Enroll with the Office of the Registrar in any class that you desire, but remember that the VA will pay benefits for only those classes required by the degree program you have submitted to our office. Although the CSN VA staff members attempt to verify enrollment in proper classes, you are ultimately responsible for your enrollment choices.

  5. Documentation - After you have completed steps 1-4, submit a copy of one of the following to our office along with supporting documentation shown below:

    • Your completed VA form 22-1990 OR
    • A copy of your online application (VONAPP) OR
    • A Certificate of Eligibility

    Supporting Documentation:

    • Signed degree (advisement) sheet,
    • DD Form 2384, Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Information on how benefits are paid and other procedures