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Military & Veterans

Military & Veteran Services is part of the Student Success and Retention department at Community College of Aurora. We have a dynamic veterans and military community at CCA and we are committed to assisting you in achieving your educational goals. This information is designed to provide you with the tools and guidelines you need to smoothly navigate in the academic world. Students using VA benefits can find more information about their benefits and eligibility rules through D2L.

Education Funding Sources

  • New students should view the TA Getting Started Checklist 
  • Continuing students should check in on current TA procedures each semester for information on approved tuition rates, deadlines, and submission information.
  • Tuition Assistance is not processed by Military & Veteran Services. Please contact the 3rd Party Billing office (Phone: 303-360-4827 or email) or for assistance with payment information. 
Funded by the generosity of Rene and Diane Simard, this scholarship is available to CCA student veterans who are not using education benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Please check with Financial Aid for scholarship deadlines.


  • Be a veteran of the US Armed Forces
  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED and have (and maintain) a GPA of at least 2.5
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester that the scholarship is received
  • Be actively pursuing a defined program of study or certificate
  • Be able to show proof of military discharge under any condition other than "dishonorable"
  • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (“FAFSA”). Scholarship dollars will be considered “last dollar in” after the award of applicable Pell Grant and/or Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF)
  • Are no longer eligible for, or receiving, GI Bill benefits

Contact the Financial Aid office, 303-360-4709, for information on applying for this and other scholarships.

Fulltime student veteran may qualify for free dental care through the CU Heroes Clinic, located on the Fitzsimons Medical Campus in Aurora.

Contact Information

Phone: 303-360-4768
Email: Military & Veteran Services

GI Bill website
VA Education Office: 1-888-442-4551
VA Direct Deposit Enrollment: 1-877-838-2778
VA Debt Management: 1-800-827-0648
Secure online service for inquiries regarding GI Bill benefits and submitting documentation directly to VA's Education Office.

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 Web site.

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