Veterans Information

Are you a veteran of the United States Armed Forces? Then welcome to Oakton Community College, where we have a strong commitment to helping veterans get a great education.

Follow these simple steps to attend Oakton as a veteran:

Step 1

Apply
The admission process varies if you are enrolling in a health career program, or applying as an international or concurrent student.


Step 2


Submit Transcripts
See also Transfer Credits for Military Education


Step 3


Complete Financial Aid Forms
For a list of veteran and military educational benefits accepted by Oakton, visit the Veterans Programs page.


Step 4


Submit Proof of Residency


Step 5


Complete Placement Process


Step 6


Attend Orientation


Step 7


Register


Step 7a


For Veterans only

Complete the Military Benefit Request form
This form must be completed after registering for classes


Step 8


Pay Tuition & Fees
After the Military Benefit Request form has been submitted and processed, a financial aid payment plan must be established before the tuition due date. Please contact the Enrollment Center if the Financial Aid EZ Payment Plan does not show up as an option on your myOakton account. 


Step 9


Buy Books


Military Friendly School       Supporting Our Veterans         


Oakton Veterans Representatives

VETERANS CERTIFYLING OFFICIALS

Last name begins with letters A - K

  • Sheila Tsatsakis, Veterans Certifying Official
    Financial Aid Office
    847.635.2623
    Fax: 847.635.1706
    stsatsak@oakton.edu

Last name begins with letters L - Z

  • Elizabeth Gilbert, Veterans Certifying Official
    Financial Aid Office
    847.635.1712
    Fax: 847.635.1706
    egilbert@oakton.edu

VETERANS ACADEMIC ADVISOR