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Important Changes for Post 9/11 GI Bill and Ch 31 VR&E (Voc Rehab) Students:

To receive the full Housing Allowance rate for the Spring 2022 and all subsequent terms, students will need to take at least one In-Person Class (In-Person or Hybrid). Classes that are converted from face to face to online (other distance mode) will no longer count as in-person for VA purposes.

All Post 9/11 GI Bill students are required to verify their enrollment monthly to the VA starting this Spring 2022 semester.

  • Text Messaging – Students who choose VA’s “Opt-In” feature will receive a text message each month prompting them to verify their enrollment status
  • Email – Students who do not Opt-In for text will be automatically enrolled in email verification and sent an automated email on the last day of the month to verify their enrollment status
  • Telephone – Students who opt out of text and email may call the Education Call Center (ECC) at 888-442-4551 to verify their enrollment status

 

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Veteran Certification Request (VCR) is now the Veteran Services Benefit Request (VSB)!

Once you are registered for Fall classes, submit your VSB through Workday.

 

Below are instructions to complete VSBR and VA Out of State Fee Waiver

 

 


FAQ: What is full time enrollment for VA education benefits during Fall 2021?

  • 12 credits in 15 week session = full time the entire semester
  • 6 credits in first 8 week and 6 credits in second 8 week = full time in first and second 8 weeks
  • 9 credits in 12 week session = full time during the 12 weeks

Simplified check list for first time students using VA education benefits at Palm Beach State College:

Chapters 33, 35, 1606 and 30

  • Complete Admissions, Testing (if applicable) and Advising
  • Register/enroll in courses through your workday account
  • Submit a Veteran Services Benefit Request (VSB), you can upload your COE in the request
  • If you are being charged “Out-of-State fees”, please submit an Out-of-State waiver form.
  • VA Education Benefit recipients may submit a deferment form if they are not 100% chapter 33. The tuition deferment allows them time to make payments and prevents classes from being dropped.

Chapter 31

  • Make sure your Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) authorizes your semester and program of study. Request that they email you your participant ID number and PO number to avoid delays in processing your VA certification request.
  • Complete Admissions, Testing (if applicable) and Advising
  • Register/enroll in courses
  • Submit a Veteran Services Benefit Request (VSB)
  • If you are being charged “Out-of-State fees”, please submit an Out-of-State waiver form.

Who We Are

As a veteran or military service member, you deserve an easy transition into college. With trained professionals in admissions, academic advising, financial aid and veterans affairs, Palm Beach State College is ready to assist you with the degree or certificate you're striving to achieve.

We are honored to welcome new and returning veterans who choose Palm Beach State College for their education and training needs. Our commitment is to reach out to all veterans and support their success, just as they have supported and served our nation. 

 


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One of the Best Colleges for Veterans Nationwide

Three trusted military publications have placed Palm Beach State College on their “best” lists. | Click on award to learn more.

2020 Military Times Award -Best for Vets Colleges

2020-21 Military Frendly Award

2019-20 Spouse School Award

2018 Military Avanced Award

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