Additional Links & Services
Veterans Affairs Links
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment)
VA Educational Information Contact Number (888) 442-4551
Other VA Information (800) 827-1000
To Order a Joint Services Transcript (JST)
Collin College Resources
Veterans Transition Specialist
Shayne Brown - Email Shayne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Shayne works through the Admissions Office to assist veteran students with their admissions
to the college to ensure a smooth transition. He is the degree evaluator for veteran
students and also coordinates the Veterans Early Registration each semester.
Shayne's schedule is as follows:
Spring Creek Campus = Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm Room G-122
Preston Ridge Campus = First Monday of every month Room TBD
Central Park Campus = Second Monday of every month Room D-201
Collin Counseling Services
Collin offers a variety of counseling services and resources for veteran students as well.
Visit the Counseling Services Office here to find out more.
VA Educational and Vocational Counseling Services
The VA provides one-on-one vocational and personal counseling services for:
- veterans who are within 6 months prior to discharge from active duty;
- are within one year following discharge from active duty;
- are current beneficiaries of educational assistance under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 1606 and 1607;
- or are veterans and qualified dependents who are eligible for and have entitlements to educational assistance under those same chapters.
Counseling services include:
- Counseling to facilitate career decision making for civilian or military occupations;
- Educational and vocational counseling to choose an appropriate civilian occupation and develop a training program;
- Academic and adjustment counseling to resolve barriers that impede success in training
For more information on the VA's educational and vocational counseling services, click here.
Helpful Links to Other Sites of Interest
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Coast Guard
Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART)
Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS)
The Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy have gone to a Joint Services Transcript system now. Click here to request an official transcript.
Air Force/Community College of the Air Force
Veterans Education Benefits | Texas Veterans Portal