Veterans Program

What VA Education Benefits are available at Ogden-Weber Tech College?

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Chapter 35 Survivor Benefits
  • VA Vocational Rehabilitation
  • MyCAA
  • Chapter 1606 Reserve Benefits

How to apply for Post 9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Chapter 35, and Chapter 1606 benefits:

Apply online here →

Or apply by mail with a paper application available HERE or in the Financial Aid Office.

What you’ll need to start your benefits:

  • An appointment with Veterans Specialist (Call (801) 627-8309)
  • Certificate of Eligibility from VA. Need a replacement? Call (888) 442-4551
  • DD-214 Member 4 (If lost, request one HERE)
  • College transcripts (if you have any)
  • Change of Place/Program, can be found HERE (Turn in to the Veterans Specialist)
  • Completed OWATC VA Guidelines form
  • Completed OWATC Prior Credit Form

How to apply for V.A. Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits:

Must have identified service related disability certified by VA.

Apply online at vetsuccess.gov

Paper application can be found here

Mail to:

Vocational Rehabilitation Office
550 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take before I receive my benefits?
It can take up to two months for the VA to begin paying your benefits.
What are the academic standards for VA educational benefit eligibility?
For non-VA Rehab benefits, 80% monthly attendance and 70% cumulative progress.

For VA Rehab benefits, speak with your assigned case worker.

Who do I speak with if I have questions about housing allowance, etc?
Contact the VA Educational Office at 888-442-4551
Which benefit is best for me?
Contact the VA Educational Office at 888-442-4551
How many hours must I attend per week to qualify for full time / part time benefits?
VA Education Benefit Rate
22-30 HRS/Per Week Full Time
16-21 HRS/Per Week 3/4 Time
11-15 HRS/Per Week Half Time
> 10 HRS/Per Week > Half Time*

* Less than half-time students receive funding for tuition and fees only!

Where can I find a list of VA approved certificate programs?
VA-Approved Certificate Programs
Program Hours Program
Hours
Barbering 1000 Machinist I 900
Business Technology 990 Machinist II 1200
Composites Technology 670 Machinist III 1575
Computer Aided Design 1300 Medical Assistant 1485
Computer Graphic Designer 1110 Medical Coder 1010
Construction Technology 630 Medical Office Administration 910
Cosmetology 1600 Metal Fabricator 1180
Culinary Arts 990 Nail Technician 300
Dental Assisting 1485 Nursing Assistant 110
Dental Office Administration 1305 Practical Nursing 930
Electrical Trades Preparation 900 Web Development 1260
Industrial Auto. Maintenance 1240 Welder Production 780
Information Technology 1500 Welder Advanced 1695
Interior Design Drafting 900

Contact Information

Scott Teuscher

Scott Teuscher, Veteran Services Counselor

Location: Student Services Building, Room 124

Monday through Friday: 8:00-5:00pm (Appointments after 5:00 pm by appointment only)

teusches@owatc.edu

801-627-8462