Luzerne County Community College is approved for the education and training of Veterans of the armed services. The Office of Veteran's Affairs is located in the Enrollment and Admissions Center, Room 508 in the Financial Aid Office. Eligibility is determined by the Veteran's Administration.
You must annotate any documents and correspondence you send in clearly with "Title/Chapter." Enrollment certification for all chapters except Chapter 31 and 33 will be done by the Veteran's Representative at the end of the enrollment period for that semester provided the Veteran has:
It is the responsibility of the Veteran to notify the Veteran's Affairs Office of all changes in the number of semester hours carried, curriculum changes, place of training or termination in student status and to report the changes to the VA Representative.
You may contact the VA at www.gibill.va.gov or 1-888-442-4551. You may contact the Veteran's Representative at Luzerne County Community College at (570) 740-0395.
Veterans must be enrolled in 12 credits a semester to be eligible for full time benefits. Those enrolled for less than 12 credits may be eligible for partial benefits. Veterans who meet certain financial need criteria may be eligible for Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency grants, loans, and/or work study programs. Information for financial aid is available from the Financial Aid Office in the Enrollment and Admissions Center.
Campus Services Available To Veterans
Northeastern Pennsylvania Veterans Multicare Alliance, Inc. (NEPA VMA), a 501 (c)(3) organization provides information and referral services for veterans. NEPA VMA can develop a plan and course of action unique to the needs of the individual veteran and their families. NEPA VMA works closely with its program partners, including the LCCC, to achieve its operational goals. By establishing a Vets Outreach Initiative with LCCC at the Corporate Learning Center, NEPA VMA can provide direct resource referral information for the veteran population of Northeastern PA. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with the outreach team, contact NEPA VMA at 570-706-2066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.