Military Student Services

Centura College encourages all Active Duty, Reservist, and Veterans using Veterans Benefits to visit the Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within the military service prior to enrolling. You can find more information by visiting the
VA website and carefully evaluate your options and benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill ® and the new Post 9/11 GI Bill ® and other available programs before making a decision. There are many things to consider before choosing which benefit you wish to receive and whether or not to participate in the benefit programs.

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Veteran Services

Centura is proud of the active duty personnel, reservists and veterans who attend our school. Many of us have walked in your shoes, and we understand the sacrifices you have made for our country. In fact, in you will find veterans everywhere at Centura: Instructors, Program Coordinators, Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Services, and Administration. It's because of this first-hand knowledge that we go the extra mile to make you feel at home and provide you with the services and support you may need to be a successful student and graduate.

Campus Veteran Representative

Many Centura campuses have special Veteran Representatives. This individual will serve to connect you with admissions, financial aid and all other departments. Your Veteran Representative will also help you connect with other veteran students on campus. This is your go-to person for all military and veteran specific support services.

  • Veteran Tuition Assistance Questions
  • Help with VA Once Website to Apply for Education Benefits
  • Help Collecting Military Transcripts, DD-214, and other Veteran Forms
  • Liaison between Students and Local VA Offices and Organizations
  • Student Veterans Association Coordinator

Yellow Ribbon Program

Several Centura campuses are Post 9/11 Yellow Ribbon participant schools. These campuses offer various degree programs which may allow you to qualify for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Talk with a Veteran Representative or Financial Aid Advisor at your campus for details.

Our Yellow Ribbon Campuses are:

Veteran No Loan Program

Centura also offers students the unique opportunity to complete their education with no loans to repay. If you are eligible for Chapter 33, this Debt Free Program offers 100% forgiveness of any tuition and fees not covered by Chapter 33 and Federal Pell Grant, as long as you do not receive any Federal Title IV student loans. Talk with a Financial Aid Advisor for more details.

The Veteran No Loan Program is available at:

Other Military Benefits

Centura's training is also approved by national and state organizations to accept various types of military tuition assistance and veteran benefits for active-duty military personnel, veterans and their dependents. Benefits may include Military Tuition Assistance, Veterans Benefits, Rehabilitative Services, MyCAA and Veteran Survivor Benefits. Talk with a Financial Aid Advisor about availability and qualifications at your campus of choice.

  • Virginia State Approving Agency for Veterans Education and Training
  • South Carolina State Approving Agency for Veterans and Eligible Dependents Training