Veterans Enrollment Process
All students must submit an application for admission to Baltimore City Community College. For more information on the enrollment process visit https://www.bccc.edu/Admissions.New Student - first time enrollee - will be required to take an ACCUPLACER placement test. The ACCUPLACER test is given to measure your current level of reading comprehension, English, grammar, and math skills. The test is for placement purpose only, not for admission to the college. For more information on the ACCUPLACER test visit www.bccc.edu/testcenter.To complete your certification process for veteran educational benefits you must complete and submit a Veterans Enrollment Certification Form and provide the following documents: DD-214, and Certificate of Eligibility Letter from Veteran Administration for education benefits to the BCCC Veterans Affairs Office (VAO), Liberty Campus, Main Building room 7B. All Chapter 35 students must provide their VA file number to obtain assistance.Transfer Student – someone who has earned previous college credits. See an Admissions Advisor to determine if you need to take the placement test. Have an official or unofficial copy of your transcript(s), ready for the Advisor to review. The Admissions advisor will officially evaluate your transcript for transferable credits. Have an official copy of all college transcripts sent to Baltimore City Community College Admission Office or email to firstname.lastname@example.org include your military transcripts. All transfer students must complete VA Form 22-1995 (veteran) or VA Form 22-5495 (Dependent) and submit it with your Veterans Enrollment Certification Form to the BCCC Veterans Affairs Office (VAO), Main Building Room 7B.Visiting or Non-Matriculating Student - student who is primary enrolled in another institution using VA benefits and desires to take a class at a second institution. A student must provide written approval from primary institution to take courses at second institution. Written permission should indicate what specific courses are to be taken at the second institution. A copy of the written permission must be submitted to the Veterans Service Office along with your Certificate of Eligibility Letter, and the Veterans Enrollment Certification Form to obtain your additional VA benefits.Maintaining Your Veterans Education Benefits
You must complete Baltimore City Community College Veterans Enrollment Certification Form every semester to receive benefits. First, you must register for classes. If you are using Chapters 1606, 1607, 30, and 35 you are required to pay for your classes. Chapters 33 and 31 VA will pay the college for their classes. This form can be obtained from the webpage or from the Veteran Affairs Offices on the Liberty Campus, Main Building, room 7B. Without this form we will not be able to certify you for educational benefits with the Veteran Administration.
Student Enrollment Verification
Everyone receiving Chapters 30, 1606, and 1607 benefits must verify their enrollment each month with the VA Educational Regional Office to receive payment for that month. Your enrollment can be verified on the last calendar day of the month by using the VA’s Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) or by calling 1-877-823-2378. Student must be enrolled in an approved educational program and must have a current benefit award to use WAVE.