VETS Center

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The mission of the Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) Center is to provide comprehensive support services to prospective and current students, including community college transfers, who are members of the U.S. armed services.  In addition, the Center will provide assistance to student Veterans in dealing with and resolving their unique academic and life issues.

The VETS Center is open to veterans, their family members and the Eastern Connecticut State University community.

NEWS!!- VONAPP is Retired!!   note from VONAPP: “The VONAPP website is no longer available. If you submitted an application in VONAPP, we’ll process your request and contact you for any needed next steps.”  See new VA and eBenefits links below, and also old VONAPP for more forwarding information.

Getting Started: Please visit the VETS Center to receive instructions and assistance with any of your benefit needs. I have attached helpful forms and links below.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at the VETS Center- Rebekah Avery.

VA-Vets.gov and on eBenefits.va.gov: replaced VONAPP

Veterans Data Form
CT Tuition Waiver
Transfer Benefits to Family Member
Request Official Joint Services Transcript


Useful Links:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs 
New G.I. Bill
Veterans Resources ( Annuity.org )
Tax Guide for Military Members & Veterans

W.A.V.E  – VA website (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment)

Veterans Coordinator

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Rebekah Avery
Phone: (860) 465-0401, & 465-0402; vetscenter@easternct.edu

Financial Aid/ Veteran’s Affairs Office

Any questions involving tuition waiver, education benefits and FAFSA can be answered by the Financial Aid/ Veteran’s Affairs Office.

Phone: (860) 465-5096
veteransaffairs@easternct.edu
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Eastern’s V.E.T.S. Center is located in the Wood Support Services Center, 2nd floor, Room 253.

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