Veterans Administration

Florida Coastal is approved to receive Veterans Administration benefits. Florida Coastal also participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program. See details below.

Thank you for your service! Hear from our military faculty, staff and students. http://youtu.be/zgaeSMCGGJ4

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Important note: Effective immediately - Post 9/11 GI Bill eligible students - Net charges will apply when certifications are completed. This means that any scholarships received from Florida Coastal will be deducted from tuition and fees and the remainder listed as net charges when doing your certifications.

Post 9/11 GI Bill  http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/index.html

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In order to receive your Veterans Administration benefits, Florida Coastal must submit an enrollment certification on your behalf.
 
To have a certification completed by the school:
 
1.     Please provide the Registrar’s Office with a copy of your Certificate/Letter of Eligibility that you have received from the Veteran's Administration which details your eligibility for  benefits.
 
AND
 
2.     Submit a copy of your application as applicable below. (If you used VONAPP(electronic method) to submit your application, please print a copy to be submitted to us):
 
FORMS CAN BE FOUND VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK : http://www4.va.gov/vaforms/ (SEARCH FOR THE FORM BY THE FORM NUMBER)
 
a.     Completed Request for Change of Program or Place of Training Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance (Form #22-5495) if a dependent and used benefits before;
 
                                                              OR 
 
b.    Completed Application for Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance (Form #22-5490) if a dependent and never used benefits before;
 
                                                                OR
 
c.    Completed Request for Change of Program or Place of Training (Form #22-1995) for the veteran who has used benefits before;
 
                                                                OR 
 
d.    Completed Application for VA Education Benefits (Form #22-1990) for the veteran who has never used benefits before.
                                                      
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YELLOW RIBBON PROGRAM

The details about eligibility and the benefits of the Yellow Ribbon Program can be found on the Veterans Administration website at https://www.gibill.va.gov/GI_Bill_Info/CH33/Yellow_ribbon.htm

You must have 100% eligibility with the VA to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Please provide a copy of your eligibility letter that you have received from the Veteran's Administration AND the application that you have submitted to apply for VA benefits. bwaines@fcsl.edu

Florida Coastal awards an unlimited number of eligible students and an unlimited maximum contribution amount not to exceed tuition and fees. 

VA Certifying Official
Bridgette C. Waines, Registrar
(904)680-7780

                                

The United States Department of Veterans' Affairs home page is: http://www.va.gov/