The Military Benefits Processing Center at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College provides Veterans, reservists, spouses, and their dependents assistance in obtaining the educational benefits to which they are entitled. The office is responsible for submitting enrollment certifications for new and continuing students to the VA as well as, answering questions veteran students, spouse or dependents may have concerning their certification status.

Using Your Benefits

Complete a VA Application at Print the confirmation. If benefits are approved, the VA will send a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to you by mail. You should also be able to print the COE from your VA account once your application has been processed. You will need to submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility to the Military Benefits processing center via email at If using Chapter 31, you will not receive a COE. Your Voc Rehab Counselor will need to upload the approval document in the Tungsten system so MGCCC Processing center can retrieve it.

All Students Requesting VA Certification Must Meet All Admissions Requirements

  • Complete an Online Application for Admission.
  • Submit an official, final high school transcript or high school equivalency transcript (Freshman only).
  • Submit an official military transcript (if you have ever served in the armed forces).
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges you have attended. For more information about admissions requirements visit Apply for Admission.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Answer Center Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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