Atlanta Technical College faculty and staff are committed to providing the support needed for all military-affiliated students. We serve veterans, military members, spouses, and dependents in furthering their education. There are a variety of GI Bill® programs and other forms of tuition assistance available. We recognize the needs of military-affiliated students, are supportive of your endeavors, and want to help you make a smooth transition to college life!

Military Service Center
Building D1102
Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VA Services: 404-225-4022

SCO Certifying Official: 404-225-4718


Getting Started with Atlanta Technical College

Apply for a Certificate of Eligibility

You will find the resources you need to apply for your benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (outlines benefits and eligibility requirements) and the Education Benefits Application (application for VA benefits).  File the appropriate form below with the VA and allow processing time (4 - 6 weeks). The VA processes the application for education benefits.

If you have previously used your GI Bill® benefits:



If you have never used your GI Bill® benefits and you are within your ten-year window:



Please complete VA Form 22-1995 (Request for Change of Program or Place of Training).

Please complete VA Form 22-1990 (Application for VA Education Benefits).

Paper Form: Print the signature page, sign your name, and mail it to the VA.
Electronic Application: Print a copy of the confirmation page for your records. When contacting the VA to check the status of your application, you will need this confirmation number.


Steps for Enrollment Certification with the VA


ACCEPTANCE:  Receive letter of acceptance from Atlanta Technical College.

SCHEDULE:  An appointment for academic advisement and registration with your Student Success, Advisor to set up class registration. 

SUBMIT:  The following necessary documentation to the Veterans Affairs Specialist/ School Certifying Official (SCO)

  • Veteran’s Information Form
    • This form must be resubmitted each academic year
  • Veteran’s Statement of Understanding
    • This form must be resubmitted each academic year
  • Enrollment Certification Request (Webform)
    • Submit this request each semester to notify the SCO of your intent to use VA Educational Benefits. Also, submit this form for any changes to your enrollment (Program changes, Class Add/Drop, Complete Withdrawals)
  • Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or Copy of E-Benefits e-confirmation
    • Please submit upload into the Enrollment Certification Request Web Form
Students using the Post 9/11 (Chapter 33) VA benefit must verify enrollment monthly in order to receive payment. Please click the image below to find out more or click here!





The Active Duty Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides financial assistance for active duty service members to complete a high school diploma, associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees, as well as certificate programs. TA is not authorized for programs beyond a master’s degree and will not be approved to complete credentials at the same or a lower educational level.

All active duty service members, Drilling Reserves, and Drilling Guards must speak with their Education Service Officer (ESO) before contacting/applying for Atlanta Technical College. After meeting with your ESO, you will complete the following steps to apply and access your benefits.

Step 1: Apply for Admission to Atlanta Technical College

Step 2: Visit one of the following links to learn more about this program and create an account

Step 3: Speak with Veteran Services - TA Application Steps 




General Student Responsibilities 

  • ATC School Certifying Official (SCO) must have all appropriate documents stating my educational benefits.
    • Academic Year (Annually)
      • Veteran Information Form
      • Veteran Statement of Understanding (SOU)
    • Each Semester
      • Enrollment Certification Request
    • Attend Information sessions to stay abreast of VA Educational Benefits changes and updates.
    • Only courses required for my declared program of study (as it appears in the student’s BannerWeb/Degree Works) at ATC will be certified.
    • Repeated courses to obtain a better passing grade will not be certified, nor will additional electives not required for my declared degree plan.
    • I must attend all classes in which I am enrolled. Any change in enrollment will have to be reported to the SCO and will be reported to the VA.
    • Class beginning and ending dates (as shown in BannerWeb), as well as the number of credit hours registered/certified, and scheduled breaks will affect my monthly benefit payment from the VA.
    • To cancel my enrollment certification for a particular semester, I will notify the SCO via a change of enrollment request before the beginning of the term.

A reduction in your course load may result in a retroactive reduction in benefits and a debt to the VA. You will be responsible for paying back any and all debts to the Veteran's Administration if an overpayment is made.


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


We look forward to assisting you with your VA Education Benefits while attending Atlanta Technical College!

Certifying Official

Mr. Arif Bailey


General Veterans Email

Certifying Official

Ms. Bernita Banks