Admission & Enrollment for Military Students
Active Duty, Veterans, Reservists, National Guard, Spouses and Dependents
Welcome! Thank you for choosing CCBC to continue your education or enhance your career. We are proud to support and recognize military and veteran students. We’ll help you make the transition to civilian life or provide you with the support you need as you serve your country. You can earn a degree at CCBC with transferable credits to a four-year university while serving your country or upon discharge from military duty. In addition, we offer supportive services to help you learn on campus or from afar.
Thank you for your service. Now it’s time to start or continue your higher education goals at CCBC.
Step 1: Apply for Admission (if you have never taken classes at CCBC)
- Complete the online application to our open admission college
- Submit all High School, College, and Service Transcripts to Community College of Beaver County:
Information and Registration Center | 1 Campus Drive | Monaca, PA 15061
- Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy: Active Duty, Reserve and Veterans may request their Joint Services Transcript (JST) from: https://jst.doded.mil
- Air Force: Active Duty, Reserve and Veterans should request their CCAF transcript, more information available from: http://www.af.mil/Home.aspx
Step 2: Apply for Benefits
- Students who believe they are eligible for benefits should apply on line at http://www.gibill.va.gov/. Once you have been approved for benefits, you should receive a certificate of eligibility indicating your months of eligibility as well as your benefit amount. Veterans should bring this certificate to Derek Steele, the Veterans Liaison, located in the Library to discuss their benefit program.
- To obtain an estimate of your monthly benefit, please click here to view current Institutional Training Rates.
- If you previously used your benefits as a student at another post-secondary institution, please complete the Change of Place of training form and return to the Director of Student Financial Services.
- For additional information regarding veterans benefits, please visit http://www.ccbc.edu/veteransaid.
Step 3: Plan your course of study
- CCBC offers over 60 degree, certificate, and diploma programs – view our catalog online to learn more.
- Take the placement test to determine your College-ready status in English, Math and Reading. The schedule for placement testing can be found on our Admissions page. Some student may not be required to complete placement testing, please see exceptions below.
Students scoring 450 Critical Reading, 450 Writing, and 450 Math on SAT or 19 Reading, 18 English, or 22 Math on ACT exams taken within the past 5 years are exempt from taking the placement test.
Students who have completed English and/or Math courses at another accredited institution and have submitted official transcripts to the Information & Registration Center are not required to take the placement test in those subject areas.
- Meet with an Academic Counselor after completing the placement test to affirm your selected major and be advised of required coursework. Students exempt from the placement test should contact the Counseling office at 724-480-3421 to make an appointment to schedule courses.
Step 4: Register for classes
- Visit the Information & Registration Center to have your semester schedule processed as a first-time student.
- As a returning student, you are able to register for subsequent semesters online through my.ccbc.edu.
Step 5: Submit required forms.
- You must return your completed current Veterans Enrollment Form each semester to the Veteran's Liaison.
- Contact the Veteran's Liaison to follow-up with any questions regarding the benefits you are using towards your educational investment.
The Veteran's Liaison, Derek Steele, is our Campus’ Military Representative – Information on financial benefits and approved programs of study can be obtained from his office: 724-480-3579 | firstname.lastname@example.org.