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If you are new to HCC and utilizing VA benefits:
VA letter of eligibility (Chapter 30, Chapter 33, Chapter 35)
Form 1905 (Chapter 31)
NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility: Chapter 1606)
If you have not submitted your VA Letter of Eligibility you must do so at this time.
If you are currently pursuing a degree at another college (your primary college) but taking classes at HCC (secondary college) with the intent to transfer these credits to your primary college you are considered a guest student at HCC. If you wish to use VA benefits as a guest student:
Students can take courses at more than one school that apply to their degree. The school that will be granting the degree is the student’s primary school. All other schools are secondary schools. Students who are attending both primary and secondary schools concurrently, the VA will pay for the combined credit enrollments – taking into account enrollment dates.
Students who are taking credits at Harford that will apply to their degree from another college. The student’s primary school must send a primary school letter to Harford. Students who are taking credits at Harford that will apply to their degree from another college. The student’s primary school must send a primary school letter to Harford.
Students must submit requests for course substitutions through the academic appeal process.
We recommend that you meet with your Academic Advisor each semester before registering for classes to make sure that your courses will fit into your degree plan.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, not individual colleges, determines conversions for semester special sessions. College personnel do not complete these calculations.
The GI Bill comparison tool provides valuable information for students and will help students calculate training time.
VA benefits are paid based on training time. In a standard quarter or semester, the VA measures training time as follows:
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
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