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Veteran Education Benefits



We serve those who serve our country by making education a reality by offering a special tuition reduction to (eligible) veterans, military members, and their families. With a dedicated Veterans Club, we help guide you in achieving your academic goals as well as assist with the transition into civilian and college life.

Here's what you need to know to make the Financial Aid process as smooth as possible. Use the following links to help guide you through the process:

 


 



VA Shopping Sheets

 




Get Started!
 

  1. Apply. Complete an Application for Admission AY 2022-2023 (Online): Please include a copy of your photo ID if you are submitting it via email to gcc.registrar@guamcc.edu
     

  2. Transcripts: Request for a Military Transcript and an Official Transcript from Educational Institutions you have attended. Submit your transcripts to GCC Admissions & Registration.
     

  3. Evaluation: Complete the Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit form and submit it to GCC Admissions & Registration (Note: After GCC receives all incoming transcripts, there will be a 4–6 weeks evaluation period). After the evaluation period, you will receive a Transfer Evaluation Report (via mail) with the accepted transferable courses.
     

  4. Health Clearance: Submit the Student Health Information Form and your Shot Record to the Student Health Center.
     

  5. Placement Test: Schedule and take the GCC Placement Test (if you have not completed college-level English or Math elsewhere). View the GCC placement tool to understand your results. We will accept unofficial transcripts for preliminary placement purposes in lieu of the test. 
     

  6. Academic Advising: Seek an Academic Advisor and take time to meet with the Coordinator of Veteran Services to discuss VA education funding. Good advising leads to long-term success.
     

  7. Get a Student ID: (Building B. Student Support Services) With your student ID, you will be able to have access to different types of resources on campus, such as the library, computer labs, and student activities.
     

  8. Purchase Textbooks: GCC Bookstore
     

  9. Login to MyGCC(Student Portal). MyGCC provides tools and information, such as events, announcements, online registration, academic resources, and contact information that only GCC students can access.

  
 




Here are some links for information pertaining to certain chapters:

Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty) – http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_ad.asp

Chapter 31– Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits – http://www.benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/factsheets/serviceconnected/Ch31FactSheet.pdf

Chapter 33 – Post-9/11 GI Bill – http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/pamphlets/ch33_pamphlet.pdf

Chapter 35 Survivors and Dependents Assistance –  http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/survivor_dependent_assistance.asp

Reserve GI Bill – Chapter 1606 – http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_sr.asp



 



Questions?

School Certifying Official
Victor Paul M. Fernandez II
victor.fernandez1@guamcc.edu 

financialaid@guamcc.edu
(671)735-5543 Ext. 5556
GCC Financial Aid Office

Student Administration Building 2000, Rooms 2114, 2115 & 2116


Veterans Club Advisor
Frederick Tupaz
frederick.tupaz@guamcc.edu

(671)735‐0111 Ext. 0116

 
VA Education Benefits Point of Contact
Rodalyn Gerardo, CPA, CGFM, CIA 
rodalyn.gerardo@guamcc.edu
Department of Defense (DOD) MOU Point of Contact

(671)735‐5550 Ext. 5548

 




For more information, call 1(800)827-100 or visit, va.gov