Steps to Receive Veterans Education Benefits

Steps to Receive Veterans Education Benefits


  • Go to the VA website at
  • Scroll down and click on Apply for Benefits.
  • Click on Veterans Online Application (VONAPP) with your DD-214 on hand if you are a Veteran. Complete the appropriate application.
  • Allow 6-8 weeks to receive a Certificate of Eligibility from the VA. Bring a copy to the school Veteran Certifying Official.

Then, complete the additional steps below.


  • Next, click on the Veteran's Benefit Request Form    , fill it out, and submit with all required information. This request form must be completed EACH semester. Failure to do so will delay your benefits.
  • Apply to GCCC online. There is no application fee.
  • Please download and complete the TB Form
    and submit with your application for admission.
  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at Our school code is 001919.
  • Call Assessment Center at 620-276-9654 to schedule the COMPASS assessment.
  • See Advisors. The Counseling Center staff can help you pick your classes


  • You are complete. Make sure to promptly notify the certifying official of changes made in your schedule to avoid payment issues.
  • If you do have an address change this does not officially change your address with the school. Please contact the Registrars Office to do so.


  • Fall term certifications will begin after August 1.
  • Spring term certifications will begin after January 1.
  • Summer term certifications will begin after June 1.


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