Veteran Advising

Welcome to our Veteran Advising page! Middlesex Community College is committed to assisting military students, and their families, utilize available federal and state educational benefits. Whether you're pursuing a certificate or associate degree program, members of our advising team will provide assistance in achieving your academic goal.

Our office works closely with the Veterans Resource Center at the college. We encourage all Veteran student, Military students, and their families to visit the VRC for additional resources and services.

School Certifying Officials

Bedford Campus
Josselyn Porter - email Josselyn
Jackie Volk - email Jackie

Lowell Campus
Ivette Caletz - email Ivette
Yohanka Tejada - email Yohanka
Melinda Turchiano - email Melinda

Veteran Certification Process

The Office of Academic and Transfer Advising is your home for developing your academic plan, completing your degree, and to properly utilize veteran or military education benefits. To ensure the accuracy of the certification process, students will have to complete the New or Returning student process below.

If at any point you have questions during the certification process, please email us at: Veteran's Certification

New Students

New students to the college seeking to use veteran or military education benefits will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Application and Registration process at the college.
  2. Upload a PDF copy of your DD214.
  3. Upload a PDF print-out of your Certificate of Eligibility/Summary of Education Benefits.
    • Log into eBenefits to print a PDF copy of your benefits
  4. Complete the Certification Request Form.
    • To ensure accuracy, a registration hold will be placed on your account shortly after completing this form.
    • To make changes to your schedule after certification, you must contact a School Certifying Official.
    • Contact information for SCOs can be found at Veterans Resource website

Returning Students

Returning students who have used veteran or military education benefits before at Middlesex Community College will need to complete the following steps each semester:

  1. Complete the Certification Request Form.
  2. ***Optional***Upload an updated PDF copy of your Summary of Education Benefits
    • We recommend uploading an updated copy of your Summary of Education Benefits from eBenefits.
      • You are responsible for tracking your remaining eligibility.
      • Students who have left Middlesex for more than 2 years must upload an updated document.
    • To ensure accuracy, a registration hold will be placed on your account shortly after completing this form.
    • To make changes to your schedule after certification, you must directly contact a School Certifying Official.

      Contact information for SCOs can be found at Veterans Resource Center

Quick Links to Veteran E-Forms

Sample of Veteran E-Forms with instructions

Last Modified: 11/18/20