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Thursday, May 06, 2010

VA Process and VA Rep @ UC Clermont

6 May 2010 - Revision of past Blog Post:

UC Clermont is pleased to introduce Jeffrey Bosworth as our Academic Director of Veteran Affairs. Contact Jeff at Jones Room 024 (across from the Cougar Cafe) or 513.558.5358 or

Here are the key items to know when seeking VA benefits:

1. Apply to UC: (you must apply into a degree program*. certificates or the police academy outside of the criminal justice degree program are not covered by the VA)

2. Forward all high school and college transcripts to UC. Different branches of the military have college transcripts that you will need to request:a. AARTS (Army, Army National Guard or Army Reserve: SMART (Navy & Marines: CCAF (Community College of the Air Force: USCG ( Coast Guard:

3. Receive your UC ‘acceptance letter’ and return the ‘confirmation form’ with $50 fee to UC Clermont Student Services 100 or online at:

4. Only after you have confirmed your admission to UC you must call 513.556.6811, the VA Office @ UC. They will ask you questions, mail out a packet (expect delivery in 3-5 weeks), and set up a face-to-face meeting at their office on UC’s ‘uptown campus’. ** See Jeffrey Bosworth to request a map and free parking pass before you go to your meeting.

5. Take UC’s Placement Test if you haven’t already completed either/both college-level English and math. Set up your test at:

6. Receive your invitation to Orientation. Follow the provided web link to schedule your orientation session or call 513.732.5319.

7. Attend Orientation and sign up for classes.

Establishing your VA Benefits and the Post 9/11 GI Bill will take some time, so please remain patient, knowing that we will process your paperwork as quickly as possible. I also suggest that you work with our local VA Office to discuss FAQs and learn more about your package:

During each term you attend UC, the UC VA Office will send you a document that you’ll need to bring to Jeff Bosworth in Jones 024 or drop off in Student Services 100. No appointment is necessary, just drop in. Once processed, a copy will be placed in your student file and the signed original will be sent to the UC VA Office via our inter-office system.


Jeffrey Bosworth / Academic Director - Veteran Affairs

UC Clermont College

Jones 024