VA Policies

Note: Veterans or individuals using VA funding, also see our School Policies. Where policies vary, VA policies will take precedent.

Standards of Progress for VA Students

Evaluation of progress of VA students will be conducted by the school’s evaluation policy schedule. Students with a minimum of 70% academic average and 70% attendance will be considered making satisfactory progress until the next scheduled evaluation.

In order for a student to be considered making satisfactory progress the student must meet both attendance and academic minimum requirements. Students receiving VA benefits who fail to meet minimum progress and attendance requirements will be placed on probation for 30 days. At the end of the probationary period, the student’s progress (academic and attendance) will be re-evaluated. If the student is meeting minimum requirements, the student will be determined to be making satisfactory progress and will be considered off of Probation.

 

Interruptions for Unsatisfactory Attendance

If the student fails to meet minimum requirements in either academics or attendance, the student will be determined to not be making satisfactory progress and the school’s certifying official will submit a 22-1999b; effective on the last day of probation.

 

Reinstatement of VA student’s educational benefits:

Once VA student’s educational benefits has been suspended and after 30 days and the students is meeting the minimum standards of progress, the school’s certifying official by submitting a 22-1999.

The school may terminate you from school attendance, but you must meet the minimum standards discussed above in order to receive payment for your VA benefits.

Refund Policy

In the event a veteran fail to enter the course or withdraws or is discontinued, a refund will not be applicable because there is no charge to attend this facility. Authority 38 CFR 21.4255

REFUNDS: Refunds will be made based on the chart below within 40 days of withdraw.

STUDENT ENTITLED UPON WITHDRAWAL/TERMINATION REFUND
10% of program completed 90%Refund
20% of program completed 80% Refund
30% of program completed 70% Refund
40% of program completed 60% Refund
50% of program completed 50% Refund
60% of program completed 40% Refund
70% of program completed 30% Refund
80% of program completed 20% Refund
90% of program completed 10% Refund

 

Prior Credit

It is the policy of this institution that an evaluation of previous education and training will be conducted, appropriate credit granted, if applicable, the institution’s duration in the course will be shortened proportionately, and that the Veteran’s Administration and the student will be so notified. Credit will be given for prior training for veterans and eligible programs.

38 CFR 21.4254

Section 103

In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679(c), this educational institution adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch.33) or Vocational Rehabilitation& Employment (Ch.31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from VA. This educational institution will not:
• Prevent the student’s enrollment;
• Assess a late penalty fee to the student;
• Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding;
• Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.

However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:
• Produce the VA Certification of Eligibility (COE) by the first day of class;
• Provide a written request to be certified;
• Provide additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in other institutional policies

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