New Veteran Students

After you’ve applied to Gateway and enrolled for your first day of class, veterans who choose to use their Veterans Education Benefits should complete the following steps:

  1. Schedule an appointment with a Student Finance Specialist by calling 1-800-247-7122, emailing sscontactcenter@gtc.edu or using our online booking system.
    1. The Student Finance Specialist will walk you through the process of applying for VA benefits at Gateway, Financial Aid and scholarships at Gateway Technical College.
    2. To prepare for your appointment, please review the VA Education Benefit Checklist
  2. Monitor your Gateway student email for important updates regarding your benefits.

We also encourage you to make an appointment with a Veteran Support Specialist, who can guide you through all of the steps on this list and ensure you receive all of the support you need to be successful throughout your time at Gateway.