Additional 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

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

Submit your Transcripts to Oakton, then visit  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 Seal 2022-2023 Supporting our Veterans

Oakton Veterans Representatives

Veterans Certifying Officials

Harold Bell
Financial Aid Advisor
847-635-2623
hbell@oakton.edu

Elizabeth Gilbert
Veterans Certifying Official
847.635.1712
Fax: 847.635.1706
egilbert@oakton.edu

Cecilia Gomez
Academic Advisor
847-376-7654
cgomez@oakton.edu

Brooke Roche
Veterans Academic Advisor
847.635.2626
broche@oakton.edu