2020 Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
1600 South College St.
Mountain Home, AR 72653

Veterans Information

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Veteran Affairs Representatives and Contact Info - Baxter County

DISTRICT 3 VETERAN SERVICE OFFICER


Elesha Granniss

Email: Elesha.Grannis@arkansas.gov

Phone: 870-404-6944

Mailing Address: Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

McClain Hall, Room M204

1600 South College Street

Mountain Home, AR 72653

Physical Location: McClain Hall, Second Floor

Webveterans.arkansas.gov


BAXTER COUNTRY VETERAN SERVICE OFFICER


Charles R. Leonard, II

Email: cvso@baxtercounty.org

Phone: 870-425-8155

Fax: 870-580-1039

Mailing Address: 5 East 9th Street

Mountain Home, AR 72653


VETERANS ADMINISTRATION


The toll-free number for the Education Call Center is 1-888-442-4551. The Call Center is in Muskogee, OK, and Education Case Managers are available 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. The system’s automated functions can provide information about benefits, applications, etc., and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Individual Veterans can access their own record to obtain date of last benefit payment, check amounts, etc. VA asks that you utilize the automated system as much as possible.


IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS


  • Education Benefits: 888-442-4551

  • Other VA Benefits (Local Regional Office): 800-827-1000

  • Monthly Verification of Enrollment & IVR (Interactive Voice Response System): 877-823-2378

  • Direct Deposit Enrollment (students): 877-838-2778

  • Overseas Schools and Students Living Overseas: 918-781-4379

  • Foreign Schools (Buffalo RPO): 716-857-3196

  • VA Debt Management Center: 800-827-0648

  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, www.veteranscrisisline.net

VA Educational Programs

Payments are done at the end of the month based on the number of days enrolled and the first and last payment is prorated. Payments amounts differ based on chapter, the numbers of hours enrolled, remaining months of eligibility, and other criteria.


Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty (Chapter 30)

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services (Chapter 31)

Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)

  • Payment eligibility rating, a range of 40% to 100%

  • Enrollment status, full-time or less.

  • Monthly housing stipend paid to student.

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35)

Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)

Reserve Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 1607)

Transfer Of Post-9/11 GI-Bill Benefits To Dependents

Veterans Work Study Program

  • Veterans who are enrolled in at least 3/4 time are eligible for the Work Study Program. Work Study positions can be found at college veterans affairs offices, VA hospitals, and VA regional offices.

  • The pay is current Arkansas state minimum wage per hour. There is no tax deduction.

  • Hours can usually be flexible to work around class time.

Multiple Benefits Eligibility

Military Records and Transcripts

College Credit for Military Service

Joint Services Transcript

Military Service Records Request

ASUMH Veterans Certification Request Form


Arkansas State University - Mountain Home assists eligible veterans and dependents of veterans apply for educational benefits offered by the Veterans Administration. Active duty military may also receive educational benefits to attend Arkansas State University - Mountain Home. All active duty military, veterans and dependents of veterans are encouraged to inquire about educational benefits to attend Arkansas State University - Mountain Home by contacting the Veterans Administration Certifying Official.


HOW TO REQUEST VETERAN AND ACTIVE DUTY BENEFITS


Students requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must contact the Veterans Administration Certifying Official to complete and submit forms as outlined below to the Veterans Administration Certifying Official to receive benefits.

  • New ASUMH students and students returning after not attending a Fall or Spring semester, requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must contact the Veterans Administration Certifying Official to complete and submit the VA Data Form.

  • All ASUMH students requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must complete and submit the ASUMH Veterans Certification Request Form every Fall, Spring, and Summer semester to the Veterans Administration Certifying Official.

  • All ASUMH students requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must submit a printed copy of their validated bill and class schedule every Fall, Spring, and Summer semester to the Veterans Administration Certifying Official on the third floor of Roller Hall.

Important Info

ASUMH Veterans Certification Request Form


Arkansas State University - Mountain Home assists eligible veterans and dependents of veterans apply for educational benefits offered by the Veterans Administration. Active duty military may also receive educational benefits to attend Arkansas State University - Mountain Home. All active duty military, veterans and dependents of veterans are encouraged to inquire about educational benefits to attend Arkansas State University - Mountain Home by contacting the Veterans Administration Certifying Official.


HOW TO REQUEST VETERAN AND ACTIVE DUTY BENEFITS


Students requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must contact the Veterans Administration Certifying Official to complete and submit forms as outlined below to the Veterans Administration Certifying Official to receive benefits.

  • New ASUMH students and students returning after not attending a Fall or Spring semester, requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must contact the Veterans Administration Certifying Official to complete and submit the VA Data Form.

  • All ASUMH students requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must complete and submit the ASUMH Veterans Certification Request Form every Fall, Spring, and Summer semester to the Veterans Administration Certifying Official.

  • All ASUMH students requesting veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty military educational benefits must submit a printed copy of their validated bill and class schedule every Fall, Spring, and Summer semester to the Veterans Administration Certifying Official on the third floor of Roller Hall.

VETERANS ADMINISTRATION CERTIFYING OFFICIAL


Sherrie Hughes

Email: shughes@asumh.edu

Phone: 870-508-6241

Fax: 870-508-6286

Mailing Address: Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

Veterans Affairs Office

1600 South College Street

Mountain Home, AR 72653

Physical Location: Roller Hall, Third Floor

Office Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact Info

VETERANS ADMINISTRATION CERTIFYING OFFICIAL


Sherrie Hughes

Email: shughes@asumh.edu

Phone: 870-508-6241

Fax: 870-508-6286

Mailing Address: Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

Veterans Affairs Office

1600 South College Street

Mountain Home, AR 72653

Physical Location: Roller Hall, Third Floor

Office Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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