Benefits eligibility questions are fundamentally the responsibility of the Veterans Administration. Questions about qualifications, amounts of benefit and months of eligibility may be directed to the VA website or by calling 1-888-442-4551.
As a member of the Service Members Opportunity College Organization, students may request the ACU Registrar's Office to have their military training evaluated. The suggestions offered by the American Council on Education are followed as they apply to ACU's degrees and ACU transfer policy. Vocational or graduate school credit will not be awarded. Recently discharged service persons may request transcripted work from the following organizations:
ARMY - Order an official AARTS (Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript) transcript from http://aarts.army.mil.
AIR FORCE - Request transcript help for an official CCAF (Community College of the Air Force) transcript from the Office of the Registrar, 130 West, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112 or a base Educational Service Office before leaving the Air Force.
NAVY, MARINE CORPS and COAST GUARD - Order an official transcript - SMART (Sailor/Marine ACE Registry Transcript) - from https://smart.cnet.navy.mil
Secure an appointment with ACU's VA Certification Officer, Aaron Hastings, by emailing him at email@example.com or by calling (325)674-2236 and bring with you any pertinent documentation, VA forms or related correspondence from the VA. Complete the Veterans Information Sheet (VIS) and arrange for a degree plan to be placed in your ACU veterans file. Enroll in approved classes and then notify the VA Certification officer to file you for VA benefits.
All - except Chapter 31: A Veterans Information Sheet (VIS) is required each semester.
Chapters 30, 1606 and 1607:
The Hinson-Hazelwood Act is a tuition benefit for Texas veterans who have exhausted all their other VA entitlement and who are registered at public institutions of higher education in Texas. VA students who attend ACU are not eligible for this program, as ACU is a private institution.