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Office of Veteran & Military Services

Honoring the diversity and experience you bring to Champlain College because of your service.

Office of Veteran & Military Services

Perry Hall, Room 121
Champlain College
Burlington, VT 05402-0670
Varies. Please email us.

Serving Those Who Serve

Champlain College provides a welcoming and supportive community for student veterans, armed forces personnel, and dependents of current and former military services members. We understand your unique needs and are here to help you succeed.

You can obtain a wide array of financial aid as well as military benefits from Champlain College, including financial aid options, credit transfer for service members and fields of study relevant to members of the Armed Forces.


To support military-affiliated students by removing obstacles to apply, learn and succeed academically, personally and professionally.


To serve our military-connected students by establishing educational benefits, encouraging campus and community engagement, and helping to provide a positive experience through degree completion.


To provide an community focused on your success and connect you to campus and community resources that will enhance your overall college experience.

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Our Services

  • VA and military education benefits counseling
  • Certification of enrollments to the VA
  • VA financial processing
  • Troubleshooting VA and military education benefit issues
  • Coordinating services with VA Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Faxing documents to the VA Regional Processing Office (RPO)
  • Assistance completing: Veterans Online Application (VONAPP), Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other related applications

Educational Benefits & Yellow Ribbon

Qualified Veterans, military service members, and dependents have several benefit options that may be available to you – the most common being the G.I. Bill®. Benefits are based on a variety of factors and are determined by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. To start the process of determining your eligibility, please use these links.

Interested in ROTC?

Learn more about joining the Army ROTC Green Mountain Battalion at Champlain College.

Learn About ROTC

Welcome to Our Military Friendly School®

Champlain College has been named a Military Friendly School® and received a “Gold” ranking for 2023-2024 by VIQTORY for its commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful opportunities for its military-connected students.

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Using Benefits at Champlain

  1. You must receive approval from your Education Services Officer (ESO) or education counselor prior to enrolling in courses at Champlain. Do not enroll in courses until you have this approval.
  2. Meet with your admissions advisor and enroll at Champlain.
  3. Submit our certification request form. Please note the form does not always work on government computers so you will want to access the form from a private device or computer.
  4. Student Accounts will bill your military branch through its education services portal.
  5. Contact your ESO for any further questions or clarification.

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 website.


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Office of Veteran & Military Services

Perry Hall, Room 121
Champlain College
Burlington, VT 05402-0670
Varies. Please email us.