Anyone who has not used VA education benefits at Dallas College before, even if used at another institution, is considered a first-time claimant.
- Gather the documents below and have them ready to upload electronically.
Certificate of Eligibility – VA Certificate of Eligibility or a printout from VA eBenefits showing current eligibility and remaining benefits. Dated within 12 months.
Dallas College Registration Summary (eConnect - login required) – Submit every semester you want to claim your education benefits.
Military Transcripts – Required for all veterans – Confirmation page showing official transcripts have been ordered from the Joint Military Transcripts (JST) or Community College of the Air Force (CCAF).
Program of Study (POS) – Program of Study (eConnect - login required) under the Financial Aid heading. It is required to receive any VA education benefits that a program of study (POS) be designated, and all classes are required by the POS.
Dallas College Standards of Progress – Information regarding the requirements for use of military connected benefits at Dallas College. Please read and sign, highlighting any areas you would like additional details.
DD 214 -- OPTIONAL -- Service 2 or Member 4 copy showing: Home of record, place of entry, dates of service and character of discharge. *Not required for VA benefits but highly encouraged for benefits counseling and other college processes or outside benefits.
Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) – 1606s (Selected Reserve) students only. 1606 Eligibility Requirements
- Submit Request for Benefits.
- You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit the required information and documents. For information security, it is important to follow the instructions.
- Submit all required documents and information. Incomplete submissions cannot be processed. Please contact the campus military-connected services office for assistance as needed.
- You will receive follow up information regarding your submissions and any additional requirements.
- Changes – Report all enrollment changes.
- Next semester – Follow the instructions for Continuing VA Students.