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Veterans Enrollment Checklist

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To avoid delays in receiving your VA education benefits, please follow the steps listed below and submit all required documents.

STEP 1: Apply and complete the following:

  • Nevada State College admissions application: 
  • VA education benefits through VONAPP (Veterans Online Application)
    • For assistance, call the VA Education Benefits Department at 1-888-442-4551.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (if applicable):
    • For FAFSA assistance, call 1-800-4-FED-AID

STEP 2: Submit a copy of DD-214 or Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE).

STEP 3: Take Math and English Placement Tests, if applicable.

  • Complete this step if you have not taken any Math and/or English class for college credits.
  • For dates and times of placement testing: 
    • Note: SAT and ACT scores may be submitted in lieu of placement testing.

STEP 4: Request and submit ALL sealed (un-opened) official transcripts from college/universities attended and military transcripts to:

  • Nevada State College, Office of Admissions and Records, 1300 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002
    • For Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy transcripts, request online through Joint Services Transcripts:
    • For Air Force transcripts, request online through Community College of the Air Force:

You will need to be admitted to Nevada State College to continue the following steps:

STEP 5: Schedule an appointment to meet with an Academic Advisor to plan your courses and class schedules.

  • Only courses (including prerequisites) that satisfy requirements for a program of study will be reported to the VA.  Call 702.992.2160

STEP 6: Register for classes online through MyNSC

  • Please be advised that you can register at any point after your admission application to Nevada State College (and have completed Orientation, if you are a freshman) has been processed. However, as indicated on Step 5, only courses (including prerequisites) that satisfy requirements for a program of study will be reported to the VA.

STEP 7: Complete and submit VA Semester Enrollment Certification Request form.

  • Note: This form must be submitted every semester you wish to use benefits.
  • Email to or drop off at the Financial Aid Office (RSS200)

Summary of Requirements/Documents:

  • Copy of VONAPP or Certificate of Eligibility
  • Copy of DD-214 or Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)
  • Math/English Placement Scores or ACT/SAT (if applicable)
  • Military Transcripts
  • Official college/universities transcripts (if applicable)
  • VA Enrollment Certification Request form (each semester)

Contact Information:

Contact Person: Fran Wilson
Mailing Address: 1300 Nevada State Drive, RSS200, Henderson, NV 89002
Phone: (702) 992-2199
Fax: (702) 992-2151

Office Hours: Monday Friday (8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.)

(Closed on all major holidays: 4th of July, Labor Day, Nevada Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day)

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