If you have already used VA education benefits at another educational institution you will need to submit a Request for Change of Program or Place of Training (VA Form 22-1995). You can complete this form online now.Change GI Bill® Benefits
Once you have applied or inquired for more information, a representative from the admissions department will reach out to you. The following documents may be requested from the admissions team.
IDENTIFICATION CARD (ID)
CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY (COE) (See below)
TRANSCRIPTS/JST (See below)
The Certificate of Eligibility (COE) shows you how much of your benefits you are eligible for, how much you've used and how much you have left to use for your education or training.
To apply for it please visit the link below and scroll down to "How do I apply" and follow the steps. Once the application is complete and you receive the Certificate of Eligibility in the mail, please email it to email@example.com so it can be saved to your file.
It can take up to 30 days to receive the physical paper from the VA, but the Veterans Services Coordinator can call the VA and request it if you have been approved in 2 weeks and clear you to register before the 30 days.
Please complete the 2022-2023 Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see your eligibility:https://studentaid.gov
Our school code is 030375
If you need assistance applying for Financial Aid, please contact our Financial Aid Department:
Help Line: 239-938-7758 Email: Finaid@hodges.edu
The Joint Services Transcript provides documented to colleges and universities of professional military education, training and occupation experiences achieved by service members and veterans. When you convert your military experience into civilian college credits, you save time and money on your education.
To send your Joint Service Transcript to the university for evaluation please visit:
If you attended other educational institutions please go through your previous institution for guidance on how to obtain an official transcript. All transcripts should be sent to:Registrar@hodges.edu
The Registrar evauluates all credits from the JST and credits earned from other institutions and applies transferrable credits to your degree program.
Once the admissions team receives all necessary documents, they will guide you to the Student Success Coaches within the Registrar's Office.
The Student Success Coach will reach out by e-mail and send your registration information. You MUST login to your Hodges student account to register for your classes. Please read everything thoroughly before you Register.
The university automatically provides course books and materials to students through eCampus.
If you want to provide your own books and resources you MUST fill out an opt out form to avoid automatic book charges being applied to your account.
The opt out is good for 1 term (4 months). This must be completed within 48 hours every time you register for classes.
It is recommended to use university resources to assure you have all books and materials in a timely manner.
For questions regarding textbooks, access codes, or course materials please utilize the following resources:
You should receive a welcome e-mail and an orientation presentation from the Veterans Services Coordinator.
If you do not receive and e-mail reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.