Office of Veteran's Services

Athens Technical College is ready to assist veterans, active duty military personnel, and their dependents in obtaining educational benefits and act as a liaison between the student and the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

All programs of study (majors) at Athens Technical College are approved for veteran's education benefits. Benefits may be used to earn a degree, diploma, or certificate.

Contact information for your Veterans' Certifying Official at Athens Technical College:

Veteran's Affairs
Financial Aid Office
Athens Campus, H-705
Phone: 706-583-2525
Fax: 706-425-3086

Your connection to information about VA education benefits, in addition to your Veterans Certifying Official is the "One Stop" VA Education Service website and the toll-free service number (1-888-442-4551).

Information on the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Other Programs can be found here - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Research your options carefully with a VA counselor before you apply for VA education benefits! If you are eligible for both Post 9/11 and Montgomery G.I. Bill benefits, you will lose your MGIB benefits if you choose to receive Post 9/11 benefits! For counseling before you apply for VA education benefits or in order to get answers to questions about your established VA education benefits account, you can call the toll free number (1-888-442-4551) to speak to a VA counselor, or you may visit the web site: You have the ability to ask questions if you speak with a VA counselor or, on the web site, send a secure email inquiry by selecting "Questions and Answers". You may speak with a VA education benefits counselor Monday through Friday during normal business hours.

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