Enrollment is certified at the start of the term by the Veteran’s Affairs School Certifying Official for all chapters. Changes to enrollment (add/drop and/or withdrawals) are reported monthly.
Chapter 30, 1606, and 1607 Monthly Verification
All students who are receiving Chapter 30, Chapter 1606, and Chapter 1607 benefits must verify their monthly enrollment on or before the last day of each month. The benefit (monetary award) will not be released by the VA until this is done. Enrollment verification can be accomplished by using the VA toll-free telephone number 1.877.823.2378 or the WAVE feature found on the VA website.
The Veterans Affairs School Certifying Official is located in Enrollment Management in Building D and is available to assist and provide service to veteran-students in the following areas:
- Processing applications for VA Educational Benefits
- Counseling on VA Educational Benefits
- Certification of Enrollment
Veteran and/or dependent students receiving GI Bill® benefits at GGC have ongoing responsibilities to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and Georgia Gwinnett College. The student’s entitlement is based upon the number of credit hours for which they are enrolled. Current pay rates can be viewed at: www.gibill.va.gov.
Veteran students must notify the VA School Certifying Official at GGC of any of the following:
- You return after a semester absence
- If you decide not to have a semester certified
- You withdraw from one or more courses
- Your GI Bill® benefits have been exhausted
- You have a change of major
- You have a change of address
Georgia Gwinnett College’s VA School Certifying Official
Office of Veteran Success
Building D, Room 1138
Questions that students may have about eligibility and payment should be directed to the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office.
Phone: 1.888.GI.BILL.1 (1.888.442.4551)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Atlanta Regional Office
1700 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA 30033-4032