New VA Benefits Recipient Checklist

  • You can apply online at (Education) Complete the VA (Form 22-1990) to apply for your VA Benefits.  If transferring benefits from another school, complete a Request for Change of Program/Place of Training form (Form 22-1995) online. 
  • Complete the Admissions Application to Wytheville Community College.
  • Verify in-state status (if applicable) and submit documentation.
  • Be officially admitted into an approved degree or certificate program at WCC.
  • Submit all college/university transcripts for schools you have previously attended to the Admissions office for evaluation.
  • Apply for Financial Aid (school code 003761) to determine if you are eligible for any grants or scholarships.
  • Submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE), a copy of your DD214, and a primary school letter, (if concurrently taking classes at more than one college), to Lisa Murrell, WCC-Wytheville.
  • Meet with your academic advisor or a college counselor to register for classes. VA Education Benefits will only cover the cost of classes required for your program of study
  • Submit the Veterans Registration Certification Request Form to Lisa Murrell.  Include file number (SSN) of Veteran.
  • Tuition must be paid by the due date unless you are enrolled for a payment plan (must be registered for classes) or eligible for 100% CH 33, CH 31, or VMSDEP.
  • If a VMSDEP recipient, you must log in to the myVMSDEP portal each semester and enter the term and your total credit enrollment.

Point of Contact for Veterans

Lisa Murrell
Bland Hall One-Stop Room 113A
Financial Aid Office/Veterans Affairs Certifying Official
(276) 223-4706
Fax: (276) 223-4807


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