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

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


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


Last name begins with letters A - K

  • Sheila Tsatsakis, Veterans Certifying Official
    Financial Aid Office
    Fax: 847.635.1706

Last name begins with letters L - Z

  • Elizabeth Gilbert, Veterans Certifying Official
    Financial Aid Office
    Fax: 847.635.1706