Many of the programs at the College have been approved by the State Approving Agency for the enrollment of those eligible to receive GI Bill education benefits. A Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is required to certify students for veteran education benefits. Prospective students may visit the VA website at www.gibill.va.gov, call the assistance line at 8880GIBILL1 (888-442-4551), or inquire at a Veterans Administration Office for information on benefits. The assistance line is open from 7:00am to 7:00pm Central Time, Monday-Friday.
Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018 Compliance – Section 103
The President signed into law the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018 on December 31, 2018, which contains a provision in Section 103 that takes effect on August 1, 2019. In accordance with Section 103, while payment to the institution is pending from the Veterans Administration for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Chapter 31) benefits, Bryan College of Health Sciences will not:
- Assess a late fee;
- Prevent enrollment or deny access to classes;
- Deny access to any student resources (library, student services, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition/fees to the institution;
- Require that the VA recipient secure alternative or additional funding to cover financial obligations to the institution due to delayed disbursement of a payment by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Veteran and Eligible Person Standard of Progress Policy (effective 9.17.19)
A veteran and/or eligible person must make satisfactory progress toward an approved educational objective leading to employment. The veteran and/or eligible person Standard of Progress will be determined utilizing the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy as listed in the College Catalog and Student Handbook consisting of overall grade point average, pace, program length, maximum time for completion, attendance and/or conduct.