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Military and Families

Welcome!

At Northern, we want to serve those who have served us! Whether you are interested in starting or continuing your educational degree, Northern Oklahoma College has a program that will work for you when and where you need it. We have a variety of delivery methods, locations, and services to choose from that works best with your learning environment and schedule. Another benefit is that military personnel and their families stationed in Oklahoma get a special tuition adjustment, so you can attend NOC at the in-state tuition rate.

We hope that this website and its features will help our students that are veterans or dependents of veterans to navigate the sometimes confusing area of GI Bill® benefits.

There are important forms and links you can access by clicking on the appropriate links. These include applications for benefits, forms to change your major program or school, the Veterans Advisory Form, among others.

-GI Bill Checklist for Veterans-provides links to websites and forms that you will need get your GI Bill® benefits started or continue using your benefits and lists documentation that you will need to provide to our office.

-GI Bill Checklist for Dependents or Spouses of Veterans-provides links dependents and spouses of veterans will need to get their GI Bill® benefits started or continue using their benefits and lists documentation you need to provide to our office.

-Military and Families Bulletin-Contains information on enrollment, financial aid, tuition assistance, and other useful information and documents for anyone using GI Bill® benefits.

-Veterans Advisory Form-This is the form that needs to be filled out every semester in order to use your benefits at NOC.  It tells us you are enrolled and that you want to use your benefits for a particular semester.

Monthly Verification of Enrollment- Students who are receiving benefits under Chapter 30 (Montgomery GI Bill®), Chapter 33 (Post-9/11 GI Bill®), Chapter 1607 (Reserve Educational Assistance Program), or Chapter 1606 (Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve) must verify their enrollment with
the VA starting on the last day of each month before the VA will send out payments to the student. To verify your
attendance, you can call the VA Education Call Center at 1-888-442-4551 OR via text message. Opt in to text
messaging by calling VA ECC at 1-888-442-4551.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Brad Gordon at 580.628.6227. Or, you can email at brad.gordon@noc.edu

Our Mailing Address:

Northern Oklahoma College

Attn: Brad Gordon

PO Box 310

Tonkawa, OK 74653

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 at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

If you are a veteran who is struggling with issues like homelessness, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, post-traumatic stress, reintegrating into civilian life, relationship issues, or any other physical or mental health issues, reach out to the Veterans Crisis Line.  The Veterans Crisis Line is staffed 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year by specially trained professionals, many of whom are veterans themselves.  1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or text 838255.

If you aren’t a veteran, but are concerned about a veteran that is important to you, you can encourage them to contact the Veterans Crisis Line or you can call yourself to see what you can do to help them.