WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Area veterans interested in using their Military Education Benefits to earn a college degree from Missouri State University-West Plains are invited to visit the university’s Veterans Incentive Program (VIP) Center on March 9 to learn more about the university and the process involved.
No appointment is necessary. Veterans can drop by the center in room 102 of the Garnett Library, 304 W. Trish Knight St., on the university’s campus in West Plains anytime between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Mark White, coordinator of veterans services, said university officials will be on hand to help veterans navigate the admissions and financial aid process for the 2017 summer session and fall semester. This includes assistance with completing the admissions application, filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), choosing a degree program, and completing the veteran’s educational benefits eligibility forms.
Veterans interested in taking classes during the 2017 fall semester should bring their 2015 personal income tax records for filling out the FAFSA and their DD-214 for filling out the educational benefits forms, White said.
For more information, contact Mark White at 417-255-7720 or at MWhite@MissouriState.edu.