VA Education Benefits

Veterans and Dependents with any questions about VA Education Benefits can call the VA toll free at (1-888-442-4551) or visit their Veteran’s Affairs GI Bill website. The toll free number provides:
  • Information on VA educational benefits 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week!
  • Ability to ask questions or send an inquiry
  • Ability to obtain information on your own benefits account if you receive Montgomery GI Bill Benefits
  • Ability to Speak with an Education Case Manager Monday through Friday, during normal business hours.

Additional Information Regarding Veterans Benefits May Also be Available Through the Following Resources:

Resource

Contact Info

VA Regional Office, Togus, ME 1-800-827-1000 Togus Regional Office
Vocational Rehabilitation 207-623-5764 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
Maine Bureau of Veterans Services www.nasdva.com/maine.html
Veterans Assistance Center, Portland, ME 207-780-3584
College Navigator https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov

 

Maine veterans and their families are strongly encouraged to also contact the Maine Bureau of Veterans Services to self-identify for purposes of applying for additional veteran education benefits offered through the State of Maine. We also encourage you to review the Maine Veteran’s Benefits and Resources Guide, which provides information on a broad range of benefits, services, and veterans-related organizations.

Please contact an admissions representative at admissions@emcc.edu or call 207.974.4680 for any assistance you may need in the application process. Our Enrollment Center is located in Katahdin Hall on campus and is open 5 days a week for you to set up an appointment with a representative or financial aid. If you are interested in our Student Veteran’s of America club, contact Alissa Gervais, agervais@emcc.edu or the Director of Student Life, EJ Roach, ejroach@emcc.edu.

Please contact one of our two VA Certifying Officer’s with any questions or concerns:

Candace Ward
cward@emcc.edu
207.974.4624

Luke Bulley
lbulley@emcc.edu
207.974.4874

Online Veteran Resources:

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Forms and Documents

Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits

Declaration of Status of Dependents

Dependents Request for Change of Program or Place of Training

Direct Deposit Enrollment

Request for Change of Program or Place of Training

Statement in Support of Claim