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Five things to remember as
a new student using VA
educational benefits:

  1. 1. Fill out an online application using VONAPP
  2. 2. Fill out an online application for admission to JC
  3. 3. Complete course placement at JC
  4. 4. Attend new student orientation
  5. 5. Meet with your advisor and plan your schedule

Veteran Services

JC Resources

  • Veteran focus courses
    • FYS 110
    • ENG 131

    Contact the VA Certifying Official for section information.

  • Student Veterans of America
  • Veterans meeting room – William Atkinson, Room 107.
    Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. 12 p.m.
    Where fellow veterans can come together to study, socialize or work on homework.

Employment Opportunities

Search thousands of jobs nationwide through this free online database tailored for veterans.

Important Phone Numbers

  • 888.442.4551

    Education Benefits
    Post 9-11 GI Bill
  • 800.827.100

    Benefit Information
  • 877.838.2778

    Direct Deposit Enrollment

Community Resources

Veterans Services

Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of programs and services provided by the VA. Eligibility for most VA benefits is based upon discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions, and certain benefits require service during wartime.

Joint Service Transcript

Leave No Veterans Behind

A non-profit service run by veterans that works to relieve the educational debt of veterans who are serving and have served in the U.S. military.

Jackson County Department of Veteran Affairs

The Jackson County Veteran Affairs Office acts as an advocate for the veterans, surviving spouses and dependent children that may qualify for Veterans Administration benefits.

We can provide you with answers to general eligibility questions, assist you in filing claims and be there for you throughout the entire process and beyond.


Search jobs and employers, create and distribute your résumé, find job fairs and more.

Vet Centers in Michigan

Find the Vet Center nearest to you. Some of the services offered are:

  • Referral to community agencies
  • Individual/Group PTSD, marital, family, alcohol, drug assessment, & bereavement counseling services
  • Benefits assistance and referral
  • Job referral
  • Employment counseling and guidance
  • Liaison between veterans and other VA facilities

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