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Veteran Students 

Belmont College was named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list, which honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.  

 

Thank you for your service to our country! Belmont College has a commitment to aiding military veterans as they transition from active duty, to life as students, and then on to successful careers. We highly value the military-friendlyqualities of leadership, maturity, dedication and responsibility that you possess, and in many cases we are able to award college credit for your in-the-field experience. 

 

Please see the checklist and links below for more information on enrolling at Belmont and taking full advantage of the benefits available to you. Again, thank you for your service!  We look forward to having you at Belmont!

 

 

Veteran Student Enrollment Checklist 

  1. Complete a free Application for Admission. If you need assistance in choosing a Program of Study, please contact us.
  2. Send official High School (or GED) and College, or Military Transcripts to the Records Office at 68094 Hammond Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950 or fax to 740-699-3049.  Belmont evaluates accredited college and military credit for transfer based on the program in which you intend to enroll.
  3. Apply for Financial Aid by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov using Belmont College code 009941.
  4. Complete your Application for VA Educational Benefits (form 22-1990).  Print out a copy to give to the Records Office and keep a copy for yourself.  Submit your application after making copies.
  5. Provide a copy of your DD-214 to the Records Office.  Once you have registered for class, we will certify your enrollment with the VA.  You need to verify your schedule (and any subsequent changes) with the Records Office for benefit verification. 
 

Other Resources

Local Veterans Services Offices are available to assist you in many ways and in some cases can provide you with assistance to cover things like medical and living expenses.  You should contact the Veterans Services Office in the county in which you live for more information.

 

Learn to Use Your GI Bill Benefits and about the numerous GI Bill programs and learn how the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, REAP and MGIB-SR can help you reach your education goals.  The term GI Bill refers to any Department of Veterans Affairs education benefit earned by members of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families.  The benefit is designed to help service members and eligible veterans cover the costs associated with getting an education or training.  The GI Bill has several programs and each is administrated differently — depending on a person’s eligibility and duty status.

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For more information, please contact:

 

Enrollment Services

740.695.8516

admissions@belmontcollege.ed