DCC Office of Veterans' Affairs

Welcome to Danville Community College! DCC Campus is a “Military Friendly Campus,” and this office is dedicated to helping eligible veterans, dependents, reservists, guardsmen, and disabled veterans (service connected) in the pursuit of education, be it higher education, retraining, vocational skills or just life long learning. We will assist veterans in using their earned Veterans benefits through the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Active Duty Information

Military OneSource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) and their families.

MyCAA (military spouse career advancement account) is targeted for eligible military spouses to receive financial assistance to help pay for licenses, certifications and education in high growsth, high demand portable career fields.

If you are a veteran wanting to start or restart your education, please see our Veterans Specialist located in the Wyatt Building, Room 111 of the Financial Aid Office on DCC's campus. We look forward to welcoming you home and helping you pursue your educational goals!

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Student Veterans Organization

Did you know that Danville Community College has a Student Veterans Organization (SVO)? A chapter of the Student Veterans of American (SVA) the SVO is here to allow veterans to have a voice on campus about their needs as well as providing a forum for veterans to socialize and assist one another in adjusting to campus life. Membership is free. Join us and help us to make veterans voices heard on the DCC campus. Click on the following link below for a membership form. Please drop the form off at the Wyatt Building, Room 111 Financial Aid Office to give to Sam Lowery, Veteran Programs Counselor, 434-797-8506 or sam.lowery@danville.edu . We look forward to welcoming you to our ranks. 

Click here for membership form.

If you have any questions concerning the Danville Community College Student Veterans Organization (SVO) you can send email directly to the officers of the organization by sending your email to dccsvo@danville.edu.

Please visit the Student Veterans Organization Web Site!     

Personnel Qualifications

Our Financial Aid Director who holds a M.S. in Higher Education, attends conferences and workshops annually to ensure that the college remains current with all training requirements associated with financial aid. Each year, the Financial Aid Director, who also serves as the School Certifying Official, attends the Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid (VASFAA), which is an organization of individuals who administer financial aid or are otherwise active in a financial aid-related profession. Starting in 2018, the Financial Aid Director attends the VA Southern & Eastern Regions Veterans’ Education (VASERVES) SCO Conference held every other year. Additionally, the Financial Aid Director, along with the Veteran’s Financial Aid Counselor, attend trainings sponsored by the Virginia Community College System and the State Approving Agency for Veterans Education and Training.

Recruitment

Danville Community College does not participate in fraudulent or aggressive recruitment of military students including, but not limited to, providing compensation to individuals for securing military enrollments or engaging in high-pressure recruitment tactics.

Catalog Addendum®

The Virginia State Approving Agency (SAA) is the approving authority of education and training programs for Virginia. Our office investigates complaints GI Bill beneficiaries. While most complaints should initially follow the school grievance policy, if the situation cannot be resolved at the school, the beneficiary should contact our office via email saa@dvs.virginia.gov. The school grievance policy is included in the Student Handbook.