Additional Links & Services

Veterans Benefits Application

VA Educational Benefits Information

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Forms

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)

To Order a Community College of the Airforce Transcript

Collin College Resources

Veterans Transition Specialist

Shayne Brown -    Email Shayne at             

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

 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 or employment.

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. Army

U.S. Navy

U.S. Marines

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