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Veterans Aid 

The Veterans Affairs Office at Laramie County Community College is a one-stop center for VA educational benefits. Every effort is made to assist veterans in all matters concerning class scheduling, VA certification, registration and advising. Please direct all questions concerning VA eligibility for educational benefits directed to this office.
Veterans Brochure
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Veterans may request assistance directly from the Veterans Administration Regional Office at 800.827.1000, 2360 East Pershing Boulevard, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
 
Laramie County Community College is approved by the State of Wyoming for veterans training and for those training under Dependents' Educational Assistance.
 

Available Assistance

Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (Chapter 30)

The MGIB program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty.

Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

You may be eligible for training and rehabilitation for veterans with service-connected disabilities if you:
  1. Have a service-connected disability or disabilities rated by the VA at 20% or more
  2. Received a discharge from active duty that was not dishonorable
  3. Have an employment handicap
To apply for Vocational Rehabilitation benefits, contact the nearest VA Regional Office at 800.827.1000.

Veterans Educational Assistance Program - VEAP (Chapter 32)

VEAP is available if you first entered active duty between Jan. 1, 1977, and June 30, 1985, and you elected to make contributions from your military pay to participate in this education benefit program. Your contributions are matched on a $2 for $1 basis by the government. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.

Post 9/11 (Chapter 33)

For anyone who was active duty for at least 90 days after September 10, 2001 or at least 30 continuous days active duty but discharge due to service-connected disability after September 10, 2001.

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program - DEA (Chapter 35)

DEA provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition, or who died while on active duty or as a result of a service related condition. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training. If you are a spouse, you may take a correspondence course. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.

Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)

The Reserve program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.

REAP (Chapter 1607)

For reservists who spent active duty time not including training time.

Additional Information

Visit the VA Education Service website for more information regarding Overseas Combat, Vietnam Veterans, Guard and Federal Tuition Assistance.
 
Or request assistance directly from the Veterans Administration Regional Office at 800.827.1000 or 2360 East Pershing Boulevard, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.