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Veterans Affairs

Veteran Services

North Hennepin Community College is committed to being a military-friendly campus.  Our helpful staff can assist you with all of your academic needs! Veteran Picture

We certify all of our listed degrees and majors for the GI Bill and offer assistance with:

  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Post 9/11 (Ch. 33)
  • Active Duty (Ch. 30)
  • Reserve Education Assistance Program (Ch. 1607)
  • Selected Reserve (Ch. 1606)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation (Ch. 31)
  • Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (Ch. 35)
  • Veteran Educational Assistance Program (Ch. 32)
  • Minnesota GI Bill
  • Federal Tuition Assistance 

Admission Information

Veteran's or active duty military members can apply to NHCC for free by showing your active ID or DD214 to our Admission Office when you apply.  No reimbursements can be issued if you pay the application fee before providing documentation of military service.

  • Please reference our Veterans Successful Start Guide for important steps to complete as part of the admission process as well as during your time at NHCC: Veteran Successful Start Guide

GI Bill Tuition Deferment

Students awaiting GI benefits under Chapters 30, 33, 1606, 1607, 31 or 35 will have tuition automatically deferred, while they are waiting GI Bill payments. Tuition will be deferred when enrollment is submitted to the VA by the Certifying Official. Deferring tuition will hold your courses without having to set up a payment plan.  

  • You are responsible to drop your course(s) if you do not plan on attending.
  • Tuition for the semester must be paid in full by the payment plan due date. See payment options for due date.
  • Contact the certifying official for more information. veterans@nhcc.edu

Credit for Military Training

Your military training may be considered for college credit.  It is a good idea to submit your military transcript(s) for evaluation as soon as possible. Request and submit military transcripts from:

After NHCC receives your official transcripts, the transfer specialist will review your military training based upon the American Council of Education standards for Military Programs. The College will provide you a copy of your Degree Audit Report (DARS) indicating what was accepted in transfer.

Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is located in the Campus Center and provides space for our veterans to study and relax. The VRC includes computers, meeting space, and VA benefit information.

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Contact Information

VA Benefit Advisor
Charles Egerstrom
charles.egerstrom@state.mn.us
MDVA Regional Coordinator
763-433-1113

Veterans Student Advisor
Ben Mullen
Advising Center
veterans@nhcc.edu
Veteran Academic Advisor
763-424-0703

Transfer Staff
763-424-0720

Certifying Official
Anong Thor
Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
veterans@nhcc.edu
763-488-0185

Location
Educational Services Building

VA Regional Processing Office
PO Box 66830
St. Louis MO 63166-6830
1-888-442-4551
(1-888-GIBILL1)

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