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Veteran Assistance

Veteran's Assistance Veterans seeking educational benefits are given appropriate forms and instructions regarding the procedures required to enroll at Southern. Upon enrollment, the forms are then certified by the appropriate College Veterans Representative official and copies forwarded to the appropriate Veterans’ Administration (VA) Office. Benefits, which are determined by the VA, are calculated based upon the number of credit hours attempted in the veteran’s academic program. The courses attempted are closely scrutinized to insure that all classes are required in the degree program in which the veteran is enrolled.

Veteran News Update

The Troops to Teachers program now offers increased eligibility for career counseling, job placement assistance and financial assistance. All current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces whose last period of military service was characterized as honorable are now eligible to register and participate in the Troops to Teachers (TTT) program to receive counseling and referral services. Registered program members interested in receiving up to $10,000 of financial assistance must also meet the educational and time in service requirements listed on the attached eligibility criteria file. 

The Troops to Teachers Packet can be downloaded below.

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Troops to Teachers Packet352.79 KB