Military Students

Welcome U.S. Veterans, Service Members, Spouses, and Dependents!

Snead State Community College is committed to providing veterans with a successful educational experience. The McCain Student Success and Career Center, located on Elder Street, serves as a location where veterans and dependents of veterans can obtain information concerning any education benefits for which they qualify, as well as information about Admissions, Advising, and Career Services.
For information about the admissions process, email the Office of Admissions at

Military transcript - In order to have your military transcripts evaluated, you must complete a request from your branch of service to have your transcript sent to: 
Snead State Community College, Attn: Admissions, PO Box 734, Boaz, AL 35957.
Financial Aid and Veteran Services:
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the only agency that can determine eligibility and award benefits. Students should contact his/her local Veterans Administration Office in order to determine what benefits he/she is able to receive.  You can determine the status of your award or inquire about problems receiving your benefits by contacting the VA at 1-888-442-4551or  Students are also encouraged to apply for Federal Financial Aid by filling out the FAFSA.  The Office of Financial Aid is happy to assist you at

To obtain information about the Alabama GI Dependent Scholarship Program, click here. You can also contact the Veterans Information Center or visit your local Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs County Courthouse Representative. 

An online comparison tool provided by Veteran Affairs that breaks down the amount of tuition, fee, housing allowance, and book stipend, based on a soldiers’ service and subsequent eligibility for Post 9/11 GI Benefits can be found here.

Meeting education goals can pose unique challenges for military families.  Fortunately programs are available to help you plan, manage, and finance your family's education, including the Department of Defense Education Activity. Click here for a useful website that contains resources, tools, and articles to guide you as you invest in your family's future.

For information on scholarships for military families, please click here.

VA Enrollment Certification Request
VA Withdrawal Certification Request
Office of ADA/Disability Services
The Office of Disability Services works to facilitate access to educational programs and allows equal access for students with disabilities. For more information, please contact
Applying for Benefits
United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Contains information about VA education benefit programs, including the GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, Veterans Educational Assistance and others.
How to Apply for GI Bill Benefits -  Electronic online application to apply for GI Bill benefits.
Federal Student Aid - Electronic online application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
W.A.V.E. - Monthly verifications are to be completed on the last calendar day of the month.

GoArmyED - GoArmyEd is the virtual gateway for all eligible Active Duty, National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) online, anytime, anywhere for classroom and distance learning. It allows Soldiers to manage their education records including college classes, testing, on-duty classes and Army Education Counselor support.

To better understand the GI Bill or for more information about Veteran benefits, please take a look at out faTV videos specially for veterans.