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Veterans Affairs
North Carolina Central University
Office of the Registrar
1801 Fayetteville St. Room 102
Durham, NC 27707
919-530-5000 Office
919-530-7974 Fax
veteransaffairs@nccu.edu
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Does NC Have Additional VA Education Benefits for Dependents?

Yes. You may qualify for the NC Veteran's Child Scholarship. Please click on the following link for more information:  http://www.doa.state.nc.us/vets/benefitslist.aspx#Education
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Does NCCU Have A Student Veteran Organization?

Yes! NCCU EagleVETS was established in 2011 for veterans, military service members, and dependents. Feel free to join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @NCCUEagleVets.
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How Do I Apply for Admission?

The following link will direct you to the admissions information:  http://www.nccu.edu/futurestudents/applynow.cfm
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How Do I Apply for VA Education Benefits?

Visit the GI Bill website at http://www.gibill.va.gov for application information.
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How Do I Check The Status of My Education Claim?

Please call the VA Education Office at 1-888-442-4551 for claim status, questions regarding payment, etc.
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How Do I Find Out How Much I Will Get Paid?

Pay rate information is located on the GI Bill website. Please click on the link for pay rate information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/resources/benefits_resources/rate_tables.html
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How Do I Get An Enrollment Verification For Insurance Purposes

You will need to go to the Registrar's Office in the Hoey Administration Bldg., Room 102, for enrollment verifications. Verifications can be picked-up from the Registrar's Office, faxed, or mailed so bring all necessary information.
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How Do I Get Credits For Military Training?

Submit a copy of your military transcript to the Admissions or VA Office. Please click on the following link to obtain a copy of your military transcript:  https://jst.doded.mil/smart/dodMandatoryBannerForm/submit.do
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How Do I Know When the Post 9/11 GI Bill Has Paid My Tuition and Fees?

VA sends electronic payments to the Bursar's Office (cashier office). After you received an enrollment confirmation email, you have to keep a check on your student Banner account. Information is located in your account summary.
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How Do I Know Which VA Education Benefit I May Qualify For?

The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30):  Generally for individuals who served continuously for three or by serving two years on active duty followed by four years of Selected Reserve.  The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 1606):  Select Reserve Educational Assistance Program, for members of the Reserve or National Guard.  To be eligible, reservist must have a six-year obligation to serve in the Select Reserve.  Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational... (read more)
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How Do I Transfer My Post 9/11 (Chapter 33) GI Bill To My Dependent

There is a two-step process to transfer your Post 9/11 GI Bill benefit. Please click on the following link for more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/transfer_of_benefits.html
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How Do I Transfer my VA Vocational Rehabitlitation to NCCU

You will need to contact your VA Voc Rehab counselor about transferring to NCCU. Then, your Voc Rehab counselor will send NCCU VA Office a copy of your authorization form.
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How Long Does It Take VA To Process My Claim

Typically, it take approximately 30-60 days for new applicants and 30 days for continuing applicants.
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I Am A First Time Student, How Do I Start My VA Education Benefits at NCCU?

Veterans:  Member 4 copy of DD-214 (discharge papers); Certificate of Eligibility or Application (22-1990); Curriculum Reservists/National Guard:  Copy of Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE); Certificate of Eligibility or Application (22-1990); Curriculum Dependents:  Certificate of Eligibility or Application (22-5490); Curriculum Post 9/11 Dependents:  Certificate of Eligibility and/or Application (22-1990E); Transfer Approval Form (from DoD website;... (read more)
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I Am A Transfer Student, How Do I Start My VA Education Benefits at NCCU

Veterans:  Member 4 copy of DD-214 (discharge papers); Certificate of Eligibility or Application (22-1995); Curriculum Reservists/National Guard:  Copy of Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE); Certificate of Eligibility or Application (22-1995); Curriculum Dependents:  Certificate of Eligibility or Application (22-5495); Curriculum Post 9/11 Dependents:  Certificate of Eligibility; Transfer Approval Form (http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2009/0409_gibill/);... (read more)
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When Will I Start Receiving My VA Education Benefits?

First, you must complete the Veterans Affairs Enrollment Form to activate your benefits located in the LINKS on NCCU VA website:   http://www.nccu.edu/veteransaffairs/links.cfm
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Where is the Veterans Center Located?

The VA Center is located in the Miller-Morgan Bldg, Room 216.