Applying for Benefits

Mississippi Delta Community College is an approved institution for the verification of veteran education benefits. More information regarding eligibility, entitlement and types of programs authorized for benefits may be obtained by calling the Veterans Administration Regional Office or by visiting the Veterans Administration Website.

Once you have submitted all required documents to the Office of Veterans Affairs on the main campus, the VA Certifying Official will verify your enrollment. After verification, adding or dropping courses from your class schedule will affect your certification and eligibility status.

 

To receive benefits, follow the steps below:

  • Step 1   Complete all documentation in the VA Application Packet.
  • Step 2   Request official transcripts from ALL previous institutions attended. Have them sent to the campus Admission and Records office.
  • Step 3   Register for classes
  • Step 4   Collect all required documents (see below for required documents)
  • Step 5   Turn in completed packet and required documentation to the Office Of Veterans Affairs, located in the Admissions Office on the main campus.

 

Required Documentation

Chapter 30, 31, 33

  • DD 214   (Certificate of release from active duty)
  • Application 22 – 1990  (Application for GI Bill)
  • Certificate of Eligibility Letter from Veterans Affairs Administration

 

Chapter 1606 1607 Selected Reservists

 For entering freshmen:

  • DD 214   (Certificate of release from active duty)
  • NOBE2384   (Notice of Basic Eligibility from Reserve Unit)
  • Application 22 – 1990  (Application for GI Bill)
  • Certificate of Eligibility Letter from Veterans Affairs Administration

 Additionally for transfer students*:

 

Chapter 35 Dependents

 For entering freshmen:

  • Application 22 – 5490 (Dependents’ Educational Assistance benefits)
  • Certificate of Eligibility Letter from Veterans Affairs Administration

 Additionally for transfer students*:

 

 *All transfer students will require a degree evaluation from a VA Certifying Official once official transcripts from all previous colleges have been received by MDCC.