Edison State Community College recognizes the tremendous contribution that veterans and reservists make as citizens and students. We are proud of the level of diversity, experience and academic excellence that you bring to our campus and we thank you for your service.
|Mission Our mission is to assist veterans and their dependents in obtaining educational benefits. Our office can guide students through the proper process for attaining their eligibility, benefits and other needs. |
The Edison State Office of Veterans Services gives you and your family a single point of contact. We provide academic, referral and personal support services to help ease access to higher education, foster success and build community. We also network with area veterans organizations to provide support services to veterans on campus.
Edison State offers a number of support services and amenities for veterans and their families including
Veterans Lounge Located in the West Hall of the Piqua campus, the Veterans Lounge serves as a quiet study place for veterans.
Financial Aid Assistance You are encouraged to explore all available financial aid opportunities. Our Financial Aid Specialists can assist you in applying for and utilizing your benefits and other aid.
Student Connections Assistance Guidance with default prevention on student loans and reduction of Cohort Default Rate (CDR) for Edison State.
Academic Advising Educational planning and advising. Special emphasis on credit for skills gained in military services.
Tutoring Center Referrals to the Tutoring Center at Edison State, as needed.
Counseling | Referrals Short-term counseling and appropriate campus and community referrals.
Career Development Assistance with choosing a career, writing a resume and securing employment.
Health Services Assistance with obtaining immunization records or temporary waivers. Service for injuries and medical issues while on campus.
Disability Support Services Coordination of documentation of disabilities for appropriate accommodations.
Ohio Veterans Resource Guide Created for veterans returning home to easily navigate and find the resources available to them.
Edison State Community College, through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, certifies benefits for a variety of education benefit programs for eligible veterans while in attendance at the college. The links below will redirect you to the GI Bill® website for specific information on available programs, as well as tools to help you determine your eligibility and apply for your benefits. You may be eligible for several types of VA education and training benefits. We recommend that you visit the VA Education Benefit Programs Comparison Tool, GI Bill® Comparison Tool/Benefit Estimator and the Education and Training Rate Tables to get started.
Please review the information below detailing the various benefit programs that you may be eligible to participate in. Where applicable, you will find an Edison State checklist to review, within the expandable options below. This checklist will help us—to help you—get enrolled and make the most of your benefits.