Veteran Advising

Welcome to our Veteran 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 assistance in achieving your academic goal by developing your academic plan, 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 students, Military 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. There are also videos with instructions and tips on how to complete the process:

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.

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.

Other Certification Tips:

  • 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
  • You are responsible for tracking your remaining eligibility.
  • Students who have left Middlesex for more than 2 years must upload an updated Certificate of Eligibility.

If at any point you have questions during the certification process, please email us at: Veteran's Certification. Additionally, based on your last name you will be assign to a Veteran/School Certifying Official see contact information below:

Veterans Certifying Official Case Load
By Student Last Name
Josselyn Porter A-E Email: porterj@middlesex.mass.edu
Yohanka Tejada F-K Email: tejaday@middlesex.mass.edu
Jackie Volk L-P Email: volkj@middlesex.mass.edu
Melinda Turchiano Q-Z Email: turchianom@middlesex.mass.edu

 

Quick Links to Veteran E-Forms

Sample of Veteran E-Forms with instructions

Last Modified: 4/6/21