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Veterans Applications

Thank you for your service.

You’ve made incredible commitments in your life and Coastal Alabama Community College is proud to welcome you to the next step in your journey. We are dedicated to giving you the resources you need to make the most of your education and ensure a successful future!

How to Apply

In order to apply for admission to Coastal Alabama Community College, you must:

  1. Apply for Admission
    Visit va.gov/education/how-to-apply/ and complete the application. The application is for the following education benefits: Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill, Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation, Chapter 33 Post 9/11, Chapter 35 Survivor/Dependent Education Assistance, and Chapter 1606 National Guard/Reserve.

  2. Check Benefits
    Use the site's GI Bill Comparison Tool to see what benefits you qualify for at Coastal Alabama Community College.

  3. Get Certificate of Eligibility
    Veterans Affairs will mail you its Certificate of Eligibility within 45 days.

  4. Apply for Alabama GI Dependent Scholarship, if applicable.
    To apply for the Alabama GI Dependent Scholarship, which is a state benefit unrelated to federal VA benefits, the veteran and/or dependent needs to call the local Veteran Service Office in the county they live and make an appointment to apply.

  5. Connect with your Coastal Advisor
    Meet with your advisor and select your course load.

  6. DIVE Orientation
    DIVE Into College sessions are great opportunities to get ahead!

  7. Begin Your Degree Program
    Register for classes and receive your schedule!

  8. Pay Tuition and Fees
    Pay tuition and fees – don't forget to check into dorms and meal tickets!

  9. Purchase Books and Supplies
    Take your schedule of classes to the bookstore and personnel will assist you. Some scholarships and financial aid do not cover the cost of books.

  10. Get Parking Decal
    Don't start the first day of class with a parking fine stuck to your windshield! Be sure to register for a parking decal.

  11. Drop/Add classes
    Students can adjust their schedules during the first week of classes.

  12. Start Classes
    Start classes and have a great semester!