Veterans Services

Please visit us if using VA education benefits is new for you. The process to receive benefits is complicated and confusing – we are here to help guide you through the entire process. Below are steps you can complete now.

REMEMBER – Priority deadline is 30 days from the beginning of the quarter!

All paperwork needs to be completed within 30 days before the quarter begins to ensure military/veteran students will receive their benefits on time. Military/Veteran students who submit paperwork after the deadline will STILL be served, but payments from the VA will be delayed.

Please start your enrollment process EARLY!

Chapters 30, 33, 35:

  1. Apply online for your VA education benefits at:
    • VONAPP.
    • SAVE the CONFIRMATION number when you submit! In approximately 6 weeks, the VA will mail a "Certificate of Eligibility." Our office needs this certificate to certify you for your education benefits.
  2. Apply for Admission, Financial Aid, Placement Testing and New Student Orientation at the
  3. Provide the following to our office:

Chapter 31

  1. Contact your VA Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor: (509) 434-7750, located in Bldg. 6A at Spokane VAMC

Chapters 1606, 1607

  1. Apply online for your VA education benefits at:
    • VONAPP.
    • SAVE the CONFIRMATION number when you submit! In approximately 6 weeks, the VA will mail a "Certificate of Eligibility." Our office needs this certificate to certify you for your education benefits.
  2. Apply for Admission, Financial Aid, Placement Testing & New Student Orientation at the
  3. Provide the following to our office:
  4. DOD Tuition Assistance – please visit the following site, by service branch:
NOTE: After SFCC processes your application, it is forwarded electronically to the VA Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma for further processing. New applications may take 6-8 weeks to process after receipt by the VA. Apply early.
Returning applicants have previously applied for GI bill benefits, are changing colleges or program of study and/or previously received benefits
  1. SFCC Returning students who used benefits during the last academic year
    • Please submit an updated Veteran Reporting Form
  2. All other returning applicants – all Chapters – Please follow the steps here:

SFCC Veterans Coordinator

Bldg 17 Upper Concourse
Message Phone: 509-533-3504
Toll Free: 888-509-7944
Fax: 509-533-3547
Hours: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 12PM - 3PM: M, T, W & F
Closed Thursdays to process awards
Email: veteransoffice@sfcc.spokane.edu

Veterans Resource Center

Bldg. 2 Room 001
Hours: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, M - F

Department of Veterans Affairs

Education Office
Information: 888-442-1551
Direct Deposit: 877-838-2778
Enrollment Verification: 877-823-2378
VA Debt Management: 800-827-0648
Hours of Operation
www.gibill.va.gov

Have you communicated with our office yet? Call, email or visit us to ensure EVERYTHING is complete!

  • Return all forms to the SFCC Veterans Affairs Office located in Building 17, upper concourse.
  • OR
  • Scan/email forms to: veteransoffice@sfcc.spokane.edu
  • OR
  • Mail the completed forms to:
    Veterans Affairs Office
    3410 W. Ft. George Wright Dr. MS 3172
    Spokane, WA 99224
  • OR
  • Fax the completed form to: (509) 533-3547

REMEMBER – Priority deadline is 30 days from the beginning of the quarter!

All paperwork needs to be completed within 30 days before the quarter begins to ensure military/veteran students will receive their benefits on time. Military/Veteran students who submit paperwork after the deadline will STILL be served, but payments from the VA will be delayed.

Please start your enrollment process EARLY!

After SFCC processes your application, it is forwarded to the VA Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma for further processing. Returning applications may take 6-8 weeks to process after receipt by the VA, so apply early.

All Students

Chapter 33 Only

Please have instructors sign the below form within the first 4 days of the quarter and return to us:

Have you attended ANY other college or university?

Please send your Official Transcripts to:
  • SFCC Admissions Office (MS3011)
  • 3410 W Fort George Wright Dr.
  • Spokane, WA 99224-5288