Lindsey Wilson College is here to assist you in receiving your
VA educational benefits. LWC provides a Veterans
Affairs Coordinator whose office is located in the Financial
Aid building. The VA Coordinator can be contacted at (270) 384-7449
Our office does not work for the Department of Veterans Affairs
(DVA). We certify enrollment of veterans and dependents to the
Lindsey Wilson College has been designated a 2017 Military
Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully
connecting the military and civilian worlds. This designation is
awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade
schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military
students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the
classroom and after graduation.
Veteran's Education Benefit Programs
Student entitlement to VA educational programs is based on DVA
regulations. Eligibility is determined by the U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs. You must submit an application to the Department
of Veterans Affairs at http://www.gibill.va.gov.
If you have questions regarding your VA educational benefit, the
Department of Veterans Affairs may be contacted at
Change in Student Status
It is the responsibility of the student to notify the VA
Coordinator if you withdraw from a course, terminate your
enrollment, or make other changes that would affect your payment
status. If you drop a course, you may have to repay part or all of
the benefits you received for the course(s).
Credit for Military Training
Upon presentation of an authenticated DD 214 Form, Lindsey
Wilson will examine, validate, and may award credit for military
training according to American Council on Education (ACE)
guidelines. Such credit will not exceed 32 credits or 25% of the
credit hours applied toward a degree and will be applied to general
education, elective, or major requirements, according to College
Lindsey Wilson College proudly participates in the Post-9/11
Chapter 33 Yellow Ribbon Program making additional funds available
for your education without an additional charge to your GI Bill
entitlement. Your qualification in the Yellow Ribbon Program will
be stated on your Certificate of Eligibility.
Yellow Ribbon funds are awarded on a first come first serve
basis. Students must notify the VA Coordinator they wish to apply
for the Yellow Ribbon program each academic year.
- Apply for VA educational benefits at http://www.gibill.va.gov.
- Submit your Certificate of Eligibility and DD214 to the
Veterans Affairs Coordinator.
- Complete the
LWC Veterans Enrollment Form every semester, once you are
registered for classes.
- Notify the VA Coordinator of any changes in your course