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Veterans Affairs

Welcome service members, veterans, and families!

Robeson Community College is proud to serve our military veterans and their families. The Office of Veterans Services, located in the Financial Aid Office in Room 1302 of Building 13, coordinates services to over 100 veterans, dependents, guardsmen, and reservists attending classes and receiving veterans’ educational benefits.

 

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE & RESOURCES

DAV Disaster Relief Program

Wounded Warrior Project Coronavirus Relief Grant

Finish Line Grant Emergency Assistance Request

NC Strive

 

Step one
APPLY  FOR BENEFITS

If you are eligible for VA benefits, you may apply online at https://www.gibill.va.gov/apply-for-benefits/application/ or contact the RCC Veterans Certifying Official for appropriate VA application form that is necessary to activate your benefits. 

Apply to RCC by completing the Admission’s process. APPLY NOW!

 

Step 2
SUBMIT DOCUMENTS
  • DD-214 (Veterans Only)
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Copy of NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility) (For Reservists Only)

 

Step three

 

REQUEST CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY

Once fully accepted to the College and all transcripts are received and evaluated for credit, you must do the following:

  1. Register for classes 
  2. Complete the Request for Certification of VA form

The VA Certifying Official at Robeson Community College will submit Enrollment Certification during the first week of classes (no earlier than 120 days before the semester start date).

Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)

The Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) helps you pay for school or job training. If you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33).

 

Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30)

The Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD) can help you pay for education and training programs. If you’ve served at least 2 years on active duty, find out if you qualify for the MGIB-AD program.

 

Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 1606)

The Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) program offers up to 36 months of education and training benefits. If you’re a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, or Air National Guard, you may be eligible for this benefit. Find out if you qualify.

 

Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)

Find out if you’re eligible for VA education benefits for dependents and survivors (also called Chapter 35 benefits). If you’re a dependent spouse or child—or the surviving spouse or child—of a Veteran, you may qualify for Chapter 35 benefits or job training through a GI Bill program.

 

Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

Disabled Veterans Assistance (Chapter 31)

If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work or prevents you from working, the VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program—also referred to as Chapter 31—can help. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply for vocational rehabilitation benefits and services, like help exploring employment options and any required training needs. In some cases, your family members may also be eligible for certain benefits.

 

Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

Other VA Educational Benefits

Learn about other VA education benefits if you don’t qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. If you’re a Guardsman, Reservist, or Veteran and you’re not eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, you may be able to get other VA education benefits through these programs:

An accredited representative (a trained professional trusted to help with VA-related claims) who works with a Veterans Service Organization (VSO) can help you pick the right program.
Get help from an accredited representative

The GI Bill Comparison Tool shows you what VA education benefits you’ll get at different schools.
Use the GI Bill Comparison Tool

Note: The Post-9/11 GI Bill has replaced the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) for Reserve and National Guard members called to active duty on or after September 11, 2001. But if you applied for REAP on or after November 25, 2015, you may still qualify for VA education benefits.
Learn more about REAP

 

RESOURCES


 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Request Official Joint Services Transcript

USA Gov Benefits Request Military Service Records
Veterans Health Administration WAVE Online Monthly Verification of Enrollment

Veteran Crisis Line 

 North Carolina Women’s Veteran & Services
After Deployment National Center for PTSD
Access & Manage your VA Benefits

Disabled American Veterans

VA HOSPITAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICE PROGRAM: Fayetteville: (910) 488-2120 EXT. 5225 DAV: (910) 488-2120 EXT. 7302

Office of Readjustment Counseling Services Vet Center Program: 2301 Robeson Street, Suite 103, Fayetteville NC 28305 | 910 488-6252

Building Your Future with the GI Bill

VA’s education benefits programs, particularly the Forever GI Bill, support Veterans and their families by providing them the benefits and resources for education goals. The new three-part series serves as a roadmap to support the journey from education to employment. This series helps eligible service members, Veterans and their families. The series helps people navigate education pathways, finding the right benefits program for them.

The Guides

Part OneA Guide to Choosing Your Education Pathway,”

Part TwoA Guide to Understanding Your Benefits”,

Part Three, “A Guide to Furthering Your Career,

 

CONTACT US

 

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Office of Financial Aid & Veteran Services | Building – 13, 
Email: finaid@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3352

 

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Location: 5160 Fayetteville Road, Lumberton, NC 28360 –    Building 13, 

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1460, Lumberton, NC 28359

Phone Number:  910-272-3352

Fax Number: 910-272-3314

Email:  finaid@robeson.edu

Hours:  Monday – Thursday: 8 am to 6 pm, Friday: 8 am to 3 pm