VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Huntingdon College supports the educational goals of our men and women in uniform. We offer support and counseling services to help veterans, active duty Service members, spouses, and dependents successfully receive military benefits.

Resources for Military Students or Military Dependents

*GI Bill® at Huntingdon College

The Department of Veterans Affairs will make the final determination of eligibility based on official service records, evidence submitted by the student, and all applicable veterans’ laws.

*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). To contact the VA, call 1-888-442-4551 or go to www.gibill.va.gov.

Getting Started

Once you know which benefit you will be using, you are ready to enroll in school. Print out the corresponding paperwork that applies to you. Keep copies of everything for your own records.

Next Steps

  • Apply to Huntingdon College.
  • Submit final transcripts for evaluation.
  • Submit your Certificate of Eligibility to Huntingdon’s School Certifying Official (SCO).
  • Submit Huntingdon College’s Institutional Veteran Certification Information Sheet [pdf].
  • Complete registration for classes upon acceptance to Huntingdon College. We cannot certify your enrollment until you are actually enrolled.
  • Students receiving VA benefits from Chapters 30, 1607, and 1606 are required to verify your attendance on the last day of each month by calling (877) 823-2378 or be going to WAVE (our recommendation).

Contact your SCO of any possible major or schedule changes to determine how these changes will affect your VA benefits.

Military Tuition Assistance

  • Tuition Assistance Program Overview
  • GoArmyEd Instructions (for Active Duty Army, Army Reservists, and Active Guard Reserve students)
  • Other branches of Service should contact their Education Service Office
  • ANGEAP – Alabama National Guard Education Assistance Program (not available on-line, contact financial aid)
  • ROTC Huntingdon College has a cross-enrollment agreement with AUM and AL State University. ROTC students can attend Huntingdon College and enroll in ROTC classes on those campuses.
  • AL GI Dependent’s Scholarship (State VA Program) – private schools are excluded from this program by law.

Certificate of Eligibility

Please note: If you have never received educational VA benefits, you will need to apply for them, which can be done online by following these instructions. You can also submit a copy of your ebenefits showing updated chapter/months available for certification until your certificate of eligibility is received. Huntingdon College must receive a copy of your official certificate of eligibility for our records. The Online Comparison Tool will inform you about the education programs and the benefits you can receive from Huntingdon College.

Currently Enrolled VA Students

If you are receiving credit at another institution for a course via a transient or a consortium and you would like for the VA to pay for that particular course, please contact the School Certifying Official (SCO) and your Site Coordinator (SBPS Evening Studies Students Only) to let us know to send a VA Parent Letter to the other institution. The course will not be certified with the other institution unless the School Certifying Official is notified by the student. **If you have questions, please contact the School Certifying Official at records.mbridges@hawks.huntingdon.edu or at 334-833-4522.

Important Contacts

Meggie Bridges – School Certifying Official (SCO)
Phone Number: (334) 833-4522
Email: records.mbridges@hawks.huntingdon.edu
Office and/or Address: Wilson Center, Room 105C

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