Welcome to Kodiak College, UAA

and thank you for your service!

ATTENTION: All Students Receiving VA Educational Benefits:

A VA compliance survey is being conducted at this school.  Although a VA representative will not be available on the campus physically, you are encouraged to contact VA directly at (1-888-442-4551) with any comments or concerns you may have concerning this school. 

2016/2017 DATES & DEADLINES

12/01/2016   Priority deadline for Spring certification requests 
2/06/2017   Deadline for Spring certification requests (to avoid late fee assessment)


NEW STUDENTS:

The following steps must be completed the first semester you begin using your VA education benefits at Kodiak College:

  1. Apply for your benefits through the VA (VONAPP) and confirm your eligibility.
  2. Apply for admission to a Kodiak College degree or certificate program.
  3. Meet with your program advisor to ensure course applicability to your program and have your semester course selections documented by your advisor in a DegreeWorks plan. NO DEGREE PLAN, NO CERTIFICATION.
  4. Register for classes on UAOnlineView the Priority Registration dates here.
  5. Submit your Request to Begin Using Benefits.
  6. If you make a change after registering you must submit a Report of Change form.

CONTINUING STUDENTS:

The following steps must be completed each semester that you wish to use your VA education benefits:

  1. Meet with your program advisor to ensure course applicability to your program and have your semester course selections documented by your advisor in a DegreeWorks plan. NO DEGREE PLAN, NO CERTIFICATION.
  2. Register for classes on UAOnline.
  3. Submit your Request for Certification. 

Request for Certification

Submit this form after you have met with your advisor, registered for classes and created a plan in DegreeWorks that includes your selected courses.  This form must be submitted every semester that you wish to have your classes certified with the VA. 

Report of Change

Submit this form if you change your major or make a change to your registration after you have submitted your initial Request for Certification. Course changes must be reflected in your DegreeWorks plan (you must first see your advisor to update your plan).

OTHER FORMS:

Request for Evaluation of Military Training (UAA) - Please discuss this form with your degree program advisor prior to submitting for evaluation.

VA Form 22-1995 - Change of Program or Place - Must be completed and submitted to SCO if you change schools, degree program and/or major.

VA Form 22-1990 - Request for Tutorial Assistance - To request funds through the VA to pay for tutoring.

eBenefits is your Gateway to VA Benefit Information Online. View and manage your VA Benefits and Payment Information, VA Health Records, Disability, VA Letters and much more. 

eBenefits

CONTACTS:

Nancy Castro
VA School Certifying Official
907.486.1214 Phone
907.486.1264 Fax
ncastro2@alaska.edu

VA CONTACT INFORMATION:

Education Line: 1-888-442-4551

Monthly Verification of Attendance: 1-877-823-2378

Direct Deposit: 1-888-442-4551

Other VA Benefits: 1-800-827-1000

www.ebenefits.va.gov

www.gibill.va.gov