Veterans Services

Forward! March!

From signing up for classes to applying for graduation; finding a job or a scholarship; helping you with your physical, mental, or emotional wellness; or suggesting ways to get involved on campus - we can help.  

We know that the college experience does not end when a student steps off of campus. Military students face unique challenges on a variety of fronts - at school, at home and at work. 

We try to give our students the best possible tools and resources to move forward in completion of their life's objectives.

Military Training Credit

Some Info You May Need:

Requirements:

  • First time enlistment of armed forces/ active duty on or after July 1, 1985*
  • High school graduate or completed GED


Application:

  • Complete and submit VA Form 22-1990

    * Consult VA for other eligibility

Requirements:

  • Participated in voluntary, contributory matching program set up for those entering armed forces between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985
  • Active duty service of at least 24 months


Application:

  • Complete and submit VA Form 22-1990

Requirements:

  • Service members who served at least 90 aggregate days of active duty after September 10, 2001

  • Children of a member of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001 may be eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits under the Marine Gunnery John David Fry Scholarship Program

  • Members of the uniformed services may be eligible to transfer their unused benefits to their spouse or dependent(s). Generally, they must agree to serve four more years when transferring benefits.

Beneficiary:

  • Child or spouse of a veteran who has a 100 percent, service-related disability

  • Child or widow whose parents/ spouses death was service-related

    Application:
  • Complete and submit VA Form 22-5490

Requirements:

  • Reservist enlisted/re-enlisted for six years after October 1, 1990
    High school graduate or completed GED

  • Completed initial active duty for training


Application:

  • Contact reserve unit to verify eligibility

  • Complete and submit VA Form 22-1990

  • Submit DD-2384 (Notice of Basic Eligibility)

VA Contact Details

Questions concerning approval of courses in schools or On-the-Job Training & Apprenticeship Programs in order that veterans, servicepersons, reservists (including National Guard), and dependents of disabled or deceased veterans may receive education benefits:

Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans Affairs Education

300 North Main Street,
Versailles, Kentucky 40383
Telephone: (859) 256-3235
Fax: (859) 256-3123

  • Al Kennedy, Director
    (859) 256-3352
    Albert.kennedy@kctcs.edu
  • Rita Clark, Support Staff Associate. Support staff for all areas of veteran s education approval process
    (859) 256-3235
    rita.clark@kctcs.edu
  • Jon Samokar, Consultant. Serves schools in Jefferson County and counties surrounding Jefferson County
    (859) 256-3550
    jon.samokar@kctcs.edu
  • Nashid Fakhrid-Deen, Consultant. Serves Schools, On-the-Job and Apprenticeship training establishments West & Southwest of Louisville
    (859) 256-3260
    nashid.fakhrid-deen@kctcs.edu
  • Tracy Clay, Consultant. Serves Schools, On-the-Job, Apprenticeship training establishments East of I-75 including Fayette County, and License & Certification Exams Statewide
    (859) 256-3329
    tracy.clay@kctcs.edu

Veterans, servicepersons, reservists (including national guard), and dependents of disabled and deceased veterans can mail or apply online (benefits.va.gov/gibill/) to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Applications for VA Education Benefits (VA Form 22-1990) or their Application for Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance (VA Form 22-5490) to:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 66830
St. Louis, MO 63166-6830