Moraine Valley Community College || Admissions || Veterans' Information

Pathway to Success for Veteran Students

GET STARTED—Application and Financial Aid

Application Process

GET READY—Placement

Prepare for Orientation

  • Request Transcripts and DD214
  • Register for the COMPASS placement test using MVConnect or at Registration Office (Building S, Room 103)
  • Pay $25 exam fee online or at Cashier’s office in Building S, Room S105
  • Complete placement exams (COM, MTH, RDG) in Testing Services in Building S, Room S101
  • Bring all documents (COE, DD214, placement exam results) to Building S, Room S216, to schedule
    a date for Orientation

GET REGISTERED—Educational Planning


  • Receive veteran information and college resource overview
  • Choose courses and register for classes
  • Depending on type of benefits, make payment if required
  • Get photo ID at Information Desk (Building S, first floor)
  • Purchase books and supplies at college Bookstore (Building D, Room D144). Consider the book rental program

GET INVOLVED—Take Ownership of Your Education

Be a Successful Student

  • Learn what to expect, read syllabus, attend all classes
  • Visit Academic Skills Center (Building L, Room L200) for tutoring
  • If any change in schedule is necessary, contact veterans coordinator, Building S, Room S216
  • Verify enrollment monthly through the WAVE system (if applicable)
  • Get Involved! Join Combat to College. Visit Student Life office in Building U, Room U115, to learn about other campus clubs and organizations


Prepare to Register for Next Semester

  • Make sure all transcripts from previous colleges have been evaluated
  • Meet with academic advisor in Building S, Room S201, to plan and approve courses
  • Complete Semesterly Intake forms to continue benefits
  • Register for classes—veterans receive Priority Registration



  • File petition for graduation by deadline date
  • Contact Veterans Services office of transfer institution (if applicable)
  • Graduate and celebrate!