Welcome Veterans, Survivors, and Dependents!
Highline College recognizes and honors the hard work of those who served in the United States Armed Forces. If you are a veteran, or a survivor or dependent of a veteran, you may be eligible for veterans educational benefits to help you earn an outstanding college education.
The Veteran Services Team at Highline College provides liaison support to navigate federal education benefits with the College, Veterans Affairs (VA) and students. Through the promotion of student self-advocacy we create a culturally responsive campus community supporting student goals.
NEW! Veterans $2,000 scholarship available through VeteranAid.org
Deadline is December 31, 2016. Recipients to be announced January 31, 2017.
Scholarship details here (an essay is required):
Online ECRF now available. You need a Google account to use this new feature. Note: if you have gmail, you need to logout of your personal Google account, then login with your Highline student email.
How to use your VA benefits at Highline
Commonly Asked Questions
The answers you need might be here.
Classes the VA will pay for
The VA has rules about what classes it will pay for. Knowing about those ahead of time will help you plan your classes.
Retaking classes and the VA
The VA's guidelines allow for repeating courses under certain circumstances.
If You Owe Money to the VA
Withdrawing from classes can create a debt to the VA. Questions? You may contact the Debt Management Center at 1-800-827-0648 or by email at email@example.com
Students who need financial assistance should contact Highline's Financial Aid Department before starting school, as well as Workforce Education Services. Another source of funds could be scholarships; begin by contacting the Highline College Foundation. You may also consider a part-time job; contact Student Employment in Building 6 on the Highline campus. Many of their services are available online.
Prior Learning Assessment
Get credit for what you already know. If you can produce evidence of experience or training in a class offered at Highline, you could get credit for it for much less than the cost of a regular class. The PLA coordinator can help you connect with an instructor, or you can just make an appointment with an instructor to see if you qualify. See policy on Military Credit Acceptance at Highline.
Remember to check your Highline email account at least ONCE A WEEK.