Become familiar with the VA Website. It contains a lot of valuable information that may be helpful to you.
Schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to discuss your progress toward degree completion.
Meet with your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor as required (Chapter 31 students only).
Verify monthly enrollment status with the VA on the last day of every month (Chapters 30, 1606 and 1607 via WAVE)
If you are receiving Financial Aid, you must reapply each year. Students are encouraged to complete this process. Receiving federal financial aid will not impact your VA eligibility or benefits or vice versa. The FAFSA forms are available each year beginning in January. You may complete the online FAFSA here.
If you need to a drop class during the semester, please follow the WSCC procedure. Classes dropped before the school's established drop deadline date can be done via your StarNET account. The VA Office will receive a report indicating your change, so you do not need to contact the office. However, changes in your schedule may impact your benefits.
if you receive an overpayment as a result of the course change, the VA will decrease your next payment to compensate for the overpayment.
if you receive an overpayment, it is your responsibility to repay VA. If you fail to pay the VA, they will decrease the Tuition and Fee payment to the school for the next semester you are enrolled.
Complete a Change of Address/Cancellation of Direct Deposit, VA form 4-572, to change your address or cancel your direct deposit. You will also need to complete the appropriate form in the Admissions Office in order to update the college's record.
Complete VA form 22-1995, Request for Change of Program, if you change your major. Chapter 35 Students (Dependents of Service members) use VA form 22-5495.