Welcome to Hill College

Hill College is committed to assisting those who have so diligently given their time and in some cases their lives for the freedoms we enjoy everyday.  Our staff is dedicated to helping you reach your educational goals.  Below you will find information to help you navigate through the Veteran's Administration and college processes.

For any questions regarding your veteran benefits please contact:

Cindy Clay
Enrollment Specialist III
Special Populations 
Ph: 254.659.7606
cclay@hillcollege.edu

All Students

All students, whether you are the Veteran, the Veteran's spouse or a dependent, must complete the admission requirements for Hill College.  Once you have submitted your ApplyTexas Application and requested all transcripts to be sent to Hill College you may continue with the instructions below.

 

Readmission after Military Service. In accordance with Hill College Board Policy Manual FB (LEGAL), a student who withdraws from Hill College to perform active military service as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces or the Texas National Guard (excluding to perform one or more training exercises as a member of the Texas National Guard), who returns for an academic term that begins after the date released from active military service but not later than the first anniversary of that date, will not be required to re-apply for admission purposes.


Veteran

  • Please complete the following forms available through www.vets.govAvailable for Chapter 30, 33, 1606, 1607. 

FORMS:

Veterans' Application- 22-1990- Apply for Educational Benefits

Veterans' Transfer Application- 22-1995- Request for change of program or place of training for anyone receiving benefits at another institution.

Submit a copy of the veteran's DD214 showing the discharge date and Character of Service.

Veteran Survivor or Dependent

  • Please complete the following forms available through www.vets.govAvailable for Chapter 33 or 35. 

FORMS:

Survivors' and Dependents' Application- 22-5490- Available for Chapter 35

Survivors' and Dependents' Transfer Application- 22-5495- Request for change of program or place of training for anyone receiving benefits at another institution.


Military Service Credit

 

Credit may be granted if:

  • Must have graduated from a public or private high school accredited by a generally recognized accrediting organization or a Department of Defense High School or have earned a GED
  • Must be honorable discharged after serving at least two years of service in the Armed Forces or be honorably discharged because of a disability
Please provide the following documents for consideration:

After this request and the appropriate documentation have been submitted, the following credit will be granted:

  • Four (4) semester hours of physical education
  • Any additionally approved credit through evaluation of military transcript

Returning Students

  • VA Students are required to file an Academic Plan with the VA rep.  Veterans benefits require students to follow an approved degree plan. 
  • Returning students are required to notify the VA rep at the time of registration.
  • Students should consult an Academic Advisor about degree plan requirements and course scheduling.

Hill College maintains an open admissions policy ensuring that all persons benefit from postsecondary education and have an opportunity to enroll. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, disability, age or military status in admission decisions.

Veterans Information

  • Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans (800)622-2520
  • Texas Veterans Commission (512)463-5538
  • VA Debt Management (800)827-0648
  • VA Homeless Outreach (877)424-3838
  • VA Medical Center (800)423-2111
  • VA Regional Office (800)827-1000
  • Veteran Crisis Line (800)273-8255
  • Veteran's Affairs Life Insurance, Info & Service (800)669-8477