As part of the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, please be aware that an individual who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, will be permitted to attend or participate in the course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provides to the education institution a certificate of eligibility (or a “Statement of Benefits” for Chapter 33 or a VAF 28-1905 for Chapter 31) for entitlement to the educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33 and ending on the earlier of the following dates:
New River Community College will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facility, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds, on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under chapter 33 or 31.
Tuition Assistance is a benefit paid to eligible active duty military personnel to take courses at institutions. New River Community College participates in a voluntary education partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Defense. Contact the Veterans Officer for more information about the Tuition Assistance program. Please be aware of the policies and procedures enumerated below:
Office: Rooker 224
Phone: (540) 674-3693
Fax: (540) 674-3644
5251 College Drive
Dublin, VA 24084
Dublin Campus: Generally, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Christiansburg site: by appointment