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Office of Veteran & Military Services

“I would recommend Macomb to anyone, but veterans especially. People at Macomb really want to make it a better school for veterans, and it shows.” - Alexandre Payette, former U.S. Navy Electrician, USS San Juan 

Macomb’s Office of Veteran & Military Services offers a network of services and resources to guide veterans, service members and their family members through the educational process and onto a successful career path.

Services/Resources Offered:

  • A direct point of contact to help you navigate VA and college processes.
  • Access to priority registration.
  • Extended payment due dates for GI Bill® users.
  • Scholarships for veterans, service members and their families.
  • Guidance through college processes and advocacy to help you reach your goals.
  • Assistance in understanding and maximizing your veteran and military education benefits.
  • Guidance through college, military and VA processes.
  • Connections to community resources.
  • Connections to college resources: registration, tutoring, Student Options for Success, career building and resume writing, stress and time management assistance, financial aid counseling, etc.
  • Connection to other student veterans and a student veteran organization, which helps to provide a sense of community for our veterans and their families.

Obtaining Your Military Transcript

Macomb, like other colleges, awards credit for your military service.  But, first you need to request your military transcript and have it sent to our Records and Registration Office. The submission of your military transcript sometimes limits options related to financial aid eligibility, flexibility of transfer course choices, etc. If you plan to transfer to another school for a bachelor’s degree, talk to us before you submit this transcript.

To request your Joint Services Transcript (JST) or other military transcripts, create an account and log in at https://jst.doded.mil/smart/welcome.do, then request an official transcript be sent to Macomb Community College in Warren, MI.

The American Council on Education is an important resource for information on how to obtain and understand your military education credit, including CLEP examinations, JST, and DANTES.

Free Emergency Financial Assistance for Veterans and Service Members:

Thanks to generous donations, free funding is available for veterans, service members and their immediate family members to reduce barriers to their education:

  • Textbooks and Classroom Supplies
  • Travel and Transportation Expenses (e.g. fuel costs, car repairs, bus passes)
  • Living Expenses (e.g. food costs, utility bills, childcare, interview attire, hygiene needs)

Application process:

  • Fill out the confidential Intake Form and submit to Student Options for Success (SOS).
  • Veteran and Military Services (VMS) and/or SOS will follow up to discuss needs and possible awards.

For more information, please email veteranservices@macomb.edu.

Priority of Service for Qualified Job Training Programs

Macomb Community College provides “priority of service” for eligible veterans and their spouses with respect to job training programs funded in whole or in part by federal funds, as required by 20 CFR 1010.100-1010.330; or departmental guidance, as a condition for receiving Department of Labor (DOL) job training program funds.

veteran chad

“My brakes went out on my car and I had to borrow money to get them fixed. Veterans Services helped me get the funds to pay off my debt. I have told two other veterans about Macomb.”

- Chad Evans, former U.S. Air Force Aircraft Mechanic

CONTACT US

Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm


Email: Veteran Services

Phone: 586.445.7999, #7

Fax: 586.445.7238

Phone Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:45pm


GI Bill®  Request for Certification form

Currently, services are available by phone, email and virtual appointment. Please call or email Veteran Services  with questions or to book an appointment. We are responding as quickly as possible and phone is the quickest way to reach us. Our staff are committed to meeting your needs. Education benefit paperwork is accepted via email or fax.

For personal support without leaving home, book a virtual appointment. Microsoft Teams is free to students through Office 365, and it is secure and easy to use.