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Student Services: Helping You Through Your College Journey

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018 in Adult Education, Campus Connections, Career Change, Career Services, Centura Chesapeake, Centura College, Centura Columbia, Centura Newport News, Centura Norfolk, Centura Richmond, Centura Virginia Beach, Financial Aid, GI Bill Benefits for College, Lifestyle, Military Friendly School, Spotlight Feature

By: Esperanza Poquiz

The faculty that forms the Student Services Department plays a key role in helping you through your college journey. Student Services includes different branches of a campus to aid you in addressing specific needs.  Below you can find information on the departments that help maintain order on campus:

  • Career Services – If you are a graduate, or you are about to graduate, Career Services can provide assistance when it comes to searching for jobs. They help with writing resumes and will coach you on proper interview attire and etiquette. They will even performing mock interviews in preparation for the real thing. Career Services arranges opportunities for employers to come to the campus to encourage you to meet with them face to face.
  • Bursar – The Bursar Department assists with billing, monitoring your account balances and collecting balances due.
  • Financial Aid – The Financial Aid Department breaks down the specifics on your financial aid options. They will also provide information on grant or scholarship opportunities.
  • Librarian/Learning Resource Center Assistant – A Librarian, or Learning Resource Center Assistant, provides tools, books and other reference materials that can help you with studying or assignments.
  • Registrar – The Registrar Department maintains order when it comes to things like: attendance and student records, grades, transfer/transcript information, and class enrollments.
  • Student Services – A Student Services Coordinator establishes relationships with the community as resources for you. Using their connections, they will help you in finding housing information, transportation and daycare options, as well as, part time jobs options to have while attending school.
  • Veteran Services– Veterans Services equip veteran students with information on what educational benefits are offered to them. They accommodate veterans to help create a smooth transition from military life to civilian life.

Equipped with the proper knowledge of what each Student Services Department does, you now know which department to turn to for the proper guidance.

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5 Facts About Using the Post 9/11 GI Bill for College

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in GI Bill Benefits for College

Originally written by:  Vanessa Hicks,  Corporate Veterans Affairs Officer

How to use your Post 911 GI Bill for College | Centura College

How are you going to use your Post 9/11 GI Bill?

Are you a Veteran looking to go back to school, but don’t fully understand what is covered with your Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits?  Don’t worry, you’re not alone.  There is a lot of information out there and also a lot of misinformation.  Trying to keep it all straight sometimes can be a bit of a struggle.  Even the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs admits it can be confusing and each person using benefits should fully understand them before using them.

Here’s a quick look at our top 5 important facts you should know about your Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits: …Read More Here

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