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Miami Dade College’s Veterans Affairs offices are available to assist all eligible U.S. Veteran students and dependents who are using their VA educational benefits to further their education. MDC’s VA staff can provide information about entitlements, filing claims to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and certifying enrollment at MDC.

Mission Statement

The VA Certifying Officers at Miami Dade College support the College’s mission by serving students as accurately, thoroughly, and as quickly as possible. We strive to provide our services through courteous, professional, and responsive means to complement student learning.

Important Bulletins 

Chapter 33 – Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008

The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
For more information please visit: http://www.gibill.va.gov/GI_Bill_Info/CH33/Post-911.htm

Are you waiting for your VA Education Benefits?

The Department of Veterans Affairs has made funds available for Veteran students who are still awaiting their education benefit claim to be processed. Eligible veterans can receive up to a $3000 advance, which will be recouped from future benefit payments. If you are a student who applied for one of VA’s education programs and have not yet received your monthly benefit payment for the Fall 2009 term, you can request a one-time advance payment at your local VA Regional Office or through VA’s website, www.va.gov.




Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.