VA Benefits/Forms

VA Student Responsibilities

We highly encourage you to stay up-to-date on changes or modifications to your benefits by monitoring the GI Bill/VA website or by contacting the VA directly at 1-888-GIBILL-1.

To avoid any issues regarding debt to the school or the Department of Veterans Affairs, and to ensure maximum utilization of your educational benefits please review the list of student responsibilities below.

  • Ensure that each class that you take is a course within your curriculum/area of study here at Queensborough

  • Register for full-time status, 12 or more credits, during the Fall and Spring semesters

  • Report any change (drop/add) in your schedule or reduction of credit hours as soon as possible to the Office of Military and Veterans Services

  • Report a change in program/major as soon as possible to the Office of Military and Veterans Services

  • Provide the Office of Military and Veterans Services with a copy of your schedule for certification before the start of the term

  • As a student at Queensborough you acknowledge your responsibility to pay any remaining portions of your tuition/fees before the end of each term (if applicable) should there be any remaining balance on your student account

  • As a student at Queensborough you understand that if you do not attend, or stop attending a class your VA benefit certification may be adjusted, meaning that you, the student, may incur a debt from the school, Department of Veterans Affairs, or both agencies


Apply for VA benefits

Before making a selection, review the "Benefit Comparison Charts" "to determine your best benefit and contact our office to schedule an appointment

  1. Application

  2. Review all potential areas for sources of benefits, download confirmation from showing benefits applied for.

  3. Create an e-benefits account

We highly encourage all students to stay up-to-date on changes or modifications to your benefits by monitoring the GI Bill/VA website or by contacting the VA directly at 1-888-GIBILL-1. The information on this website is not meant to be all inclusive; it remains the student's responsibility to ensure that they are in compliance with the Department of Veterans Affairs policies by calling 1-888-GIBILL-1 or visiting www.va.gov.

For VA education assistance please call 1-888-GIBILL-1 and for the Office of Military and Veterans Services (718) 281-5767.

VA Certification

VA Educational Benefits Certification Request

We highly encourage all students to stay up-to-date on changes or modifications to your benefits by monitoring the GI Bill/VA website or by contacting the VA directly at 1-888-GIBILL-1. The information on this website is not meant to be all inclusive; it remains the student’s responsibility to ensure that they are in compliance with the Department of Veterans Affairs policies by calling 1-888-GIBILL-1 or visiting www.va.gov.

For VA education assistance please call 1-888-GIBILL-1 and for the Office of Military and Veterans Services (718) 281-5767.

Current students are required to submit a certification request form for review and processing. A certification request should be submitted at least four weeks prior to the start of the term.

Chapt. 30, 1606, and 1607 students also need to verify their monthly attendance through the VA

Dependents and Spouses

As an office we recognize that Veteran/Military dependents, though not considered Veterans themselves, often help and support the Soldier, Sailor, Marine, Airman, or Coastguardsman during their service commitment. To assist you during your transition into our college community please find the following resources below outlining different services from the Office of Military and Veterans Services, to include other areas. If you have any questions as you enter our college community we welcome you to contact our office at (718) 281-5767 or VeteransServices @qcc.cuny.edu.

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