Using Your VA Benefits at Wake Technical Community College. New Student Orientation**VA Orientation Sessions are held on Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. or Fridays at 9:00 a.m. Contact the Veterans Affairs office at 919-866-5401 or 919-866-5402 to sign up for your session. . WELCOME!!. This slide show is a brief introduction to your VA Educational Benefits program. A detailed presentation will be held when you attend the VA Orientation.The VA Office is in Room 124K of the Registrars Office in Holdi32562
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2. Using Your VA Benefits at Wake Technical Community College
4. Certification Checklist
5. General Timeline Processing for new VA students takes approximately 6 – 8 weeks.
Once you register for classes, any time you add a class, drop a class or withdraw from a class, it can cause delays to future benefit distributions.
6. VA Telephone Numbers VA Regional Office in Decatur, Georgia
1-888-442-4551 or www.gibill.va.gov
VA Monthly Verification
1-877-823-2378 or www.gibill.va.gov/wave/
Direct Deposit Center for Education
7. VA Telephone Numbers (cont.) North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs
VA Vocational Rehabilitation for Chapter 31
Wake Technical Community College VA Representatives
Regina Huggins – 919-866-5408
Michelle Nicholson – 919-866-5401
Beverly Smith – 919-866-5402
8. VA Vocabulary Entitlement – the number of months you will receive your VA benefits (in most cases, 36 months)
Delimiting Date – the amount of time you have to use your GI Bill benefits. In most cases, this is 10 years from your date of discharge.
Certify – Wake Tech VA Representatives “Certify” or report to the VA Office in Georgia the number of hours per semester you have registered for.
Verify Attendance – the student calls the VA Monthly Verification number at the end of each month to “verify attendance” in order to get his/her monthly payment.