Veterans Education Benefits Certification Information
Eligibility Requirements and Documents Required
- VA Benefits Term Planner - All students requesting VA education benefits at LCC must have a term planner on file before they are VA certified.
- VA: Apply for Education Benefits - This is the first step to determine your eligibility for VA education benefits. Completing this application will allow the VA to determine your eligibility and provide you with a certificate of eligibility. This application process takes approximately 30 days.
- Rules & Regulations for using veterans education benefits
- Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) - Veterans who served on active duty after 9/11/2001 may qualify for this benefit.
- Chapter 30 (Active Duty) - Veterans who entered the armed services after July 1, 1985 and elected to contribute $100 per month for the first 12 months of their enlistment.
- Chapter 1606 (ARNG & Reserve) - Students currently serving a minimum 6-year enlistment with the Reserve or Oregon Army National Guard
- Chapter 1607 (REAP) - activated ARNG/Reserves - Students whose Reserve or ARNG unit was activated to serve in Global War on Terrorism
- Chapter 35 (Dependents) - Dependents (including spouses) whose parent (wife/husband) served on active duty and were 100% permanently disabled as a result of active duty or was missing or killed in action.
- Chapter 31 (Service-Connected Disability) - Veterans who received a service-connected disability while on active duty.
NOTE: The following waivers must be applied for every term, no later than 1 week prior to the start of the term