Veteran and Military-Affiliated Student Advising

Welcome to our Veteran and Military-Affiliated Student Advising page! Middlesex Community College is committed to assisting military students and their families utilizing available federal and state educational benefits. Whether you're pursuing a certificate or associate degree program, members of our advising team will provide you assistance in achieving your academic goals by developing your academic plan, guidance in completing your degree and properly utilizing veteran or military education benefits. Our office works closely with the Veterans Resource Center at the college. We encourage all veteran and military-affiliated students and their families to visit the VRC for additional resources and services.

To ensure the accuracy of the certification process, students will have to complete the new or returning student process below. 

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 your myVA account to print a PDF copy of your benefits
  4. Complete the Certification Request Form

Returning Students

Returning students who have used VA or DoD 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 your myVA account.

Other Certification Tips:

  • To ensure accuracy, a registration hold (VA Benefits Certified See SCO) will be placed on your account shortly after completing this form. This is to ensure that you meet with a School Certifying Official if you plan to make any changes to your class schedule. Unapproved changes could result in potential academic and/or financial ramifications.
  • You are responsible for tracking your remaining eligibility.
  • Students who have left Middlesex CC for more than 2 years must upload an updated Certificate of Eligibility.
  • ***Important Information about your Required Post 9/11 GI Bill® Monthly Enrollment Verification***
    Steps to set up enrollment verification

If at any point you have questions during the certification process, please email us at: Veterans Certification. Additionally, based on your last name you will be assign to a School Certifying Official.

School Certifying Official Case Load
by Student Last Name
 Jackie Volk A-D Email:
Josselyn Porter E-M Email:
Melinda Turchiano N-Z Email:


Quick Links to Veteran E-Forms

Sample of Veteran E-Forms with instructions

‘‘GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at"

Last Modified: 5/13/24