We strive to assist our veterans in every way possible.
The Certifying Official for military educational benefits is located in the Financial Aid Office at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College. This office is your link for handling all paperwork required for those applying to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for educational benefits; problems with educational benefit processing; credit for military service, tutorial assistance and financial aid counseling/information.
All military personnel are strongly encouraged to contact the DVA at 1-888-442-4551 for their most current information regarding their benefits and/or that of their family members, as well as any questions regarding payments.
Military Website Resources
GI Bill® Home Official benefit website Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) Chapters 30, 1606, and 1607 monthly enrollment verification, change of address, or direct deposit information VA Forms VA forms on the Internet E-Benefits One-stop shop for online benefits information DOD Transferability DOD transferability documents, policies, and procedures College Navigator Tool for students to aid in selection of schools and training programs Licensing and Certification Tests Information about test fee reimbursement Education Benefits Most current education pay rates Joint Services Transcript Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corp, and NAVY site for requesting transcripts
Important Telephone Numbers
Education Benefits Questions about benefits 1-888-442-4551 Monthly Verification of Enrollment Chapters 30, 1606, and 1607 1-877-823-2378 Direct Deposit Enrollment Students 1-877-838-2778 Education Call Center Status of claims 1-888-442-4551 Address Change and Direct Deposit For all chapters except 30,1606, and 1607 1-877-838-2778
Military Certifying Official
Mary C. Hattaway
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
101 Community College Way
Johnstown, PA 15904