In some cases, you may be allowed to use VA Educational Benefits and Hazlewood at the same time. Your ACC VA specialist can help identify the best programs for you. If you use the Hazlewood program, you will complete the Hazlewood application each semester.
Yes. VA allows you to change degree plans. Submit a signed updated degree plan when making the request to change your degree plan. Be aware that changing your degree plan may delay your reimbursement.
No. You cannot work on more than one degree plan at a time.
The DD Form 214 is military discharge record. All veterans are given this form once they leave military service. You can request a copy of the DD Form 214 through the National Archives.
The VA benefit letter (also called the Hazlewood letter) is an official correspondence from the VA stating your education benefits status. The letter will usually state you have exhausted your benefits or you are no longer eligible to receive the Montgomery GI Bill®.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
The tuition waiver will cover the cost of all tuition fees and charges, including fees for correspondence courses, but excluding property deposit fees, student service fees and any fees or charges for books, lodging, board, or clothing. The Hazlewood Act is a tuition exemption program; there is no money awarded to the student.
Currently the Hazlewood Act covers all courses offered at ACC except for the Continuing Education courses that receive no state tax support.
Starting fall 1995, the Hazlewood Act can be used up to a maximum of 150 attempted credits. Credits attempted prior to fall 1995 do not apply to the 150-credit limit.
Yes. State law requires all universities to maintain their own Hazlewood tuition exemption files. Each college is also required to obtain a record of attempted Hazlewood hours from all previously attended institutions.
Yes, the Texas Higher Education Board provides an online student database: Hazlewood Student Database. However this site is not always accurate, it is your responsibility to keep track of your hours.
Yes, under the Hazelwood Legacy Program, you may give the remaining unused hours or all 150 hours to one child at a time. Benefits expire at the age of 26. Eligible veterans may assign unused hours of exemption eligibility to a child under certain conditions.
If your spouse is 100 percent unemployable and disabled or was 100 percent disabled at the time of death, you and your children may be eligible for this exemption.
Yes. It can be used with Chapter 30, Chapter 35, Chapter 33 (less than 100 percent), Chapter 1607 and the VRAP. Speak with an ACC VA specialist about stacking your benefits.