Applying to college and navigating all the paperwork can be overwhelming, but we are here to help. Below are useful links to services and forms to help you get started.
Visit the admissions site to find out how to become a student. While following the steps to apply, do not forget to submit your military documents, especially your DD-214. If you have Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), SMART, and/or AART transcripts, please submit those as well. AART transcripts can be submitted electronically.
VA Education Benefit Certification Forms & Information
MVSC VA Certifying Officials process all UNLV VA education benefits. Below are the most commonly used links and information.
NEW for Spring 2021 – we’ve gone paperless for certification requests!
Please reference the user guides below for instructions on requesting your benefit certification directly through MyUNLV:
Certification Request - New Entry
For each semester you wish to use VA education benefits, you must request certification and this guide will help you through the process. NOTE: you must be enrolled in at least one class before you can initiate your electronic certification request.
Certification Request - Add Class(es)
Should your enrollment change after your initial certification request, follow these steps to ensure we are alerted and can update your file accordingly.
Certification Request - Status Check
You now have easy visibility as to the status of your certification request! We encourage you to track yourself through the process, especially for the instance where we may need a response from you to complete your certification.
Post-9/11 Stipend Chart
Reference this chart for an estimate of the book and housing stipends you may anticipate receiving based on certified enrollment
Parent Letter for Concurrent Enrollment
Attending classes at two different schools at the same time is called concurrent enrollment. Use this form to have this type of enrollment authorized by the VA. Complete the form, have it signed by your academic advisor, and turn it in to the UNLV certifying official.
Leave of Absence for Involuntary Deployment
If you’ve received orders to active duty/deployment, communicate with each of your instructors to determine your best option for currently enrolled classes (as applicable). Then, complete this form and forward to the MVSC.