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Military Benefits Request

This worksheet must be completed every semester if benefits are desired.

Fields with an asterisk must be completed.

*Last Name: Middle Initial:
*First Name:
Oakton Student ID Number:
*The last 4 digits of Social Security Number:

*City: *State: *Zip code:
*Home Phone:
Daytime or Cell Phone:
E-mail Address:

*Expected Graduation Date:
*Branch of Service:

*Guest Student:
(for students receiving benefits at their primary institution)


*Submitting documents:
VA Letter of Eligibility
IVG/ING Letter of Eligibility
DD 214
Vocational Rehabilitation Authorization Form
MTA Voucher

*Please indicate your educational benefits (you may select more than one option):
Post 9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33)
Montgomery G.I. Active Duty (Chapter 30)
Montgomery G.I. Bill Selective Reserve (Chapter 1606)
REAP G.I. Bill (Chapter 1607)
Illinois Veteran's Grant
Illinois National Guard
Illinois MIA/POW
Military Tuition Assistance
Survivor and Dependent Program (Chapter 35)
      File #:
Veterans Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 32)
Veterans Voc. Rehab. Program (Chapter 31)

*Have Military educational benefits been previously used at Oakton Community College:
Note: If selected no please submit a paper copy of your DD214 (Member 1 and 4) and/or the letter of eligibility issued by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission for Illinois Veteran's Grant (IVG) or Illinois National Grant (ING) educational benefits to the Enrollment Center.

*Have military educational benefits been previously used at any other college, university, or trade school:
If 'yes' date last used:

Note: If selected 'yes' please submit your academic transcript(s) to Oakton's Enrollment Center and officially request an evaluation once the transcript has been submitted. An Evaluation of Credit Request forms is available at Transfer credit evaluation is required to receive military benefits.

Important information for students applying for military educational benefits:

  • Classes not applicable toward a student's intended degree/major will not be certified for approval by the Veterans Administration.
  • GI Bill recipients must meet the College’s Academic Standards. Information is available at:
  • Illinois Veterans Grant and Illinois National Guard recipients must meet the Academic Standards for Financial Aid Recipients. Information is available at:
  • Illinois Veterans Grant and Illinois National Guard will not pay for costs such as class fees or lab fees. Please expect to pay for charges above and beyond tuition, registration fee, and activity fees.


Submission of this worksheet indicates that I would like to use my educational benefits for the semester indicated.

I certify I am a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen.
I certify I am not in default on any student loan nor do I owe a refund on any state or federal grant.
I certify that the information provided is accurate and true.

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