Get Started – A Checklist For Veterans

All paperwork and proof of eligibility for benefits need to be submitted 30 days before the start date of the class/course. After 30 days, we will need to register you for the next available class date.

Veteran participants wanting to use their VA Educational Benefits will require additional documentation. Before applying for the program, Veteran participants should contact the TEEX Veteran Services Office at: veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or at 1-979-571-8375 or 1-979-458-7796.

GI Bill® Comparison Tool

Providing key information about college affordability and value so beneficiaries can choose the best education program for their needs. Visit the GI Bill Comparison website for additional information.

The following documents are mandatory for Veterans who wish to enroll VA education benefit-approved courses.

If you need assistance with applying for benefits please call the GI Bill hotline at (888) 442-4551.

  • If this is the first time you are applying to use your educational benefits please complete the VA online form 22-1990 by clicking on the following link to apply for them https://www.vets.gov/education/ (Please get confirmation number only. You will not be able to print this form off.)

or

If you have previously used your education benefits, please complete the VA online Form 22-1995 (CHANGE OF PROGRAM/SCHOOL)  (Please get confirmation number only. You will not be able to print this form off.)

PROCESSING THE 22-1990 OR THE 22-1995 CAN TAKE UP TO 30 DAYS FOR THE VA TO COMPLETE

  • Receipt of Enrollment Polices (VA 005) will be provided to you by the TEEX VA office upon initial contact.
  • Previous Education & Training Document (VA 010) will be provided to you by the TEEX VA office upon initial contact.
  • All Military Transcripts / Joint Service Transcripts
  • Certificate of Eligibility (COE). To request a COE, please call the Education Call Center at (888) 442-4551.
  • All Military Transcripts
  • All College Transcript but before (Can be unofficial) and or Vocational Training Transcripts

Veterans Benefit Resources

Texas Veterans Portal

The Texas Veterans Portal provides veteran-specific state services such as a list of community organizations, easy access to forms such as the GI Bill application or disabled veteran parking placards and FAQs.​

Post-9/11 GI Bill®

The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a benefit providing educational and training assistance to individuals who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Helpful information concerning the GI Bill can be found at:

You may also leverage your TEEX training for college credit at these institutions of higher education.

Contact Information

Veterans Services

Debbie McCarroll

Email: veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 458-7796 | Cell: (979) 571-8375

Funding Services

Funding is available from several sources to support tuition, fees, and some related expenses. We encourage you to review all the information for the options available. Loan applications are completed with the lender and usually require a credit check.

Contact Information:

Email: Fundinginfo@teex.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 458-4365

Student Loans

A student loan is money borrowed that you must pay back with interest. If you decide to take out a loan, make sure you understand the terms and conditions.

Sallie Mae

Looking to finance your training? Borrow up to 100% of your eligible TEEX cost of select programs. To review list of eligible programs go to teex.org/sallie-mae.

Meritize

With a Meritize loan, you can enhance your credit evaluation and improve your loan options by sharing your academic profile. You are not required to be an “A” student, have good credit, or have a cosigner. For more information go to teex.org/meritize.

Throughout my military and federal career, I must say the instructor and instruction were some of the best I’ve ever encountered. He is a definite contribution and amazing reflection of TEEX and Texas A&M.

— Unexploded Ordance Technician I
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