Institutions & Programs

Veteran Student Resources

NOTICE: As of October 1, 2018, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission is no longer Oregon’s State Approving Agency (SAA) for veterans education and training, so is no longer responsible for approving and monitoring postsecondary institutions and training establishments participating in veterans’ education benefits administered by the U.S Department of Veterans Affair (VA). For more information, please contact Katherine Nicholson, the VA Education Liaison Representative (ELR) at 503-412-4669 or ELR.VBAPORT@va.gov.​​ This website will be updated at a later date.


Programs Eligible for Veteran Benefits

Other Resources for Veterans

Plan and Pay for College

The Plan and Pay section of the HECC website ​includes a wide variety of information to help you research and afford your learning goals, including how to:

  • Plan for College Success: learn how to research college opportunities and apply
  • Pay for College:​ research your costs, and apply for grants, scholarships, and financial aid to invest in your future, including affordability programs unique to Oregon veterans.

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