ERIC Number: ED365825
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Certification of Students under Veterans' Laws. Information for Certifying Officials and Other Advisors of Veterans, Their Dependents or Survivors, and Servicepersons.
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
This guide, which is intended to help school officials involved in certifying the enrollment of persons training under U.S. veterans' training programs and/or advising students who may be potential beneficiaries of such education programs, summarizes Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) policies and procedures relative to certifying students under federal veterans' laws. The following topics are discussed: educational assistance programs (education programs and supplemental education benefits); training and rehabilitation for veterans with service-connected disabilities (vocational rehabilitation); application procedures to be followed by students; basic information for certifying officials; payment procedures; the certification process; changes in enrollment status; and procedures for selected types of courses/training (independent study and open-circuit television courses; refresher, remedial, and deficiency courses; change in program/place of training; cooperative course; farm cooperative programs; training in foreign countries; certification of attendance for programs not leading to standard college degrees; and verification of pursuit at institutions of higher learning). A glossary is included. Appended are a comparison of education benefits available to persons on active duties, selected reserve members, and veterans' survivors and dependents; sample application, certification, and other miscellaneous forms; and a directory of DVA regional offices. (MN)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Records (Forms), Student Certification, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Training Allowances, Veterans, Veterans Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Work Study Programs
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036-1110.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.; Veterans Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.