Veteran's Education Benefits
The school certifying official is in the Financial Aid office located on the lower
level of the Student Services building, building A. Assistance is provided to veterans
and eligible dependents seeking to utilize their education benefits.
In order to utilize your veterans education benefits at Allan Hancock College, please
read the veteran’s education information packet below and submit the required documents
to the Financial Aid office.
Veteran's Information Packet
For questions, or assistance with forms, please contact us and we will be happy to
Joyce Dendo, Financial Aid Analyst
Phone: 1-805-922-6966 ext 3200
Fax: (805) 922-1638
Walk-in hours: 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm daily
Veterans Access Choice and Accountability Act (VACA)
Veterans Access Choice & Accountability Act site
Students are eligible if:
- The student is physically present in California
- It is within 3 years of the military member’s discharge date
- Military member was active duty at least 90 days
- Spouse/child of eligible member who has transferred benefits
Eligible to use one of the following:
- “John David Fry” scholarship
- Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty
- Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapters 30 or 33)
May continue to benefit after 3 year discharge is up if student is continuously enrolled
Student must complete the AB13 VACA Affidavit
Students must submit the Department of Veterans Affairs Certificate of Eligibility,
military member’s DD-214 and the VACA Affidavit to the Admissions & Records Office
before they register.
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