MC Veterans Affairs Office • Forms

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All students using benefits must complete the Request for Certification Form every semester.

Selecting which form the VA requires is determined in part by which VA chapter applies to you. The most commonly utilized chapters are as follows:

 • Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill (active duty service)
 • Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation (disabled veterans)
 • Chapter 33 - Post-9/11 GI Bill (active duty since 9/11/01)
 • Chapter 35 - Dependents (of disabled veterans or veterans killed in service)
 • Chapter 1606 - Guard or Reservists
 • Chapter 1607 - Guard or Reservists (active duty since 9/11/01)

 • VRAP - Veterans Retraining Assistance Program

If you intend to establish residence in Texas and reside in Texas while enrolled at Midland College, please complete & submit this form to the MC Admissions Office:  Intent to Establish Residence in Texas for Veterans and their Family Members

 If you have used your VA benefits before at another college and are transferring to MC, you will need the following forms:

 • Chapters 30, 33, 1606, 1607 - Certificate of Eligibility, DD-214 Member 4, Military Transcript, transcripts from all institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet
 • Chapter 31 - VA Form 28-1905 (from VR&E Counselor), DD-214 Member 4, Military Transcript, transcripts 
 from all institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet
 • Chapter 35 - Certificate of Eligibility, DD-214 Member 4, Military Transcript, transcripts 
 from all institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet

If you are using your VA education benefits for the first time, you will need the following forms: 

 • Chapter 30 - Certificate of Eligibility, DD-214 Member 4, Military Transcript, transcripts from  all institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet 
 • Chapter 31 - Contact VR&E counselors, Melvin Rand or John Kraft, to receive VA Form 28-1905. 

You will also need DD-214 Member 4, Military Transcript, transcripts from all institutions attended,  and MC VA Student Data Sheet

         The contact information is:

         Dept. of Veterans Affairs/VR&E
         Taylor County Plaza Bldg., Suite 103
         400 Oak Street
         Abilene, TX 79602
         (325) 677-1622  john.kraft@va.gov 
         (325) 677-1766  melvin.rand@va.gov

 • Chapter 33 - Certificate of Eligibility, DD-214 Member 4, Military Transcript, transcripts from all institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet

 • Chapter 35 - Certificate of Eligibility, transcripts from all institutions attended,  and MC VA Student Data Sheet
 • Chapter 1606 - Certificate of Eligibility, DD-214 Member 4, transcripts from all institutions attended, 
 and MC VA Student Data Sheet
 • Chapter 1607 - Certificate of Eligibility, DD-214 Member 4, activation orders, transcripts from all 
 institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet
 • Active Duty - VA Form 22-1990 or VA Form 22-1995, depending upon previous use of benefits, including
 signature of Base Education Officer, transcripts from all institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet

 • VRAP - Certificate of Eligibility, DD-214 Member 4, transcripts from all institutions attended, and MC VA Student Data Sheet

Forms can be obtained from the Midland College Veterans Affairs office, from the US Department of Veterans Affairs web site and at the links above.


 • Hazlewood Application for Previous Exempt Recipients (HE-P)


The MC Veterans Affairs office is here to assist students seeking VA education benefits. We strive to ensure that each student fulfills his/her responsibilities under the VA program.

Contact Information:
Brenda Hernandez, VA Coordinator
Financial Aid Office, Scharbauer Student Center, Room 226
Phone: (432) 685-4511
bhernandez@midland.edu