Click here for a direct link to GI Bill information:
http://www.gibill.va.gov/, which is located on the
official U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Web site.
TO THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE
- Return all required materials from your acceptance packet as soon as possible to the Admissions Office.
- Please note that the $250 acceptance fee is waived for veterans and active military. However, please return the completed acceptance deposit card and write “Veteran” or “Active Military” at the top. Do not send the $250!
- If you haven’t done so already, send all transcripts to the admission department (this includes all colleges attended, if any).
- To obtain your military transcripts go to: http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Transcripts-for-Military-Personnel.aspx
- Send transcipts to: The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Admissions Office, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, NJ 08205-9441
- Attend orientation – you will get an email in your GOPortal email account regarding orientation dates. You will register for classes during orientation.
- Review your GoPortal letter and check your Stockton email on a regular basis
TO THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
- Begin benefits paperwork process (CC-201). Your contact person is Donna Garrity at ext 4984.
- Complete the online VONAPP application at http://www.gibill.va.gov/apply-for-benefits/application/.
- At the Financial Aid Office, fill out a class schedule card. If you make any changes to your schedule (adding, dropping or changing courses) you must notify and make corrections to class schedule card.
- If NJ Guard, you must file a FAFSA and provide commmander certification.
- Apply for financial aid at: www.fafsa.gov
- All students are eligible to apply for a Pell Grant.
- Students registered for at least 6 credits of semester hours are also eligible to apply for student loans, work study and scholarships.
- Provide your immunization documentation to the Health Services Office (WQ 108). Forms are included in the acceptance packet.
- If you are a freshman or are transferring fewer than 16 college credits, you are subject to College’s Basic Studies requirement. Please contact Pam Cross at ext 4441in the Tutoring Center to discuss your placement and possible placement testing.
STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
- Please refer to the Learning Access Handbook at the following link: Policies and Procedures for Students with Disabilities http://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/wellness/content/docs/pdf/dispart1.pdf
- Make an appointment with Bob Ross, ext 4722 in J-204
OFFICE OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
- Go to the Office of Veteran Affairs located in office F-109 to find out about veteran programs and activities on campus.
- Join Stockton's Student Veteran Organization.
- Enjoy the Veterans Lounge in F-109.
- Veteran Affairs provides information on job openings and veteran job fair notices as it becomes available.
- We work with the Career Center who will help you to put together your resume. Patricia Donahue is the Veteran’s contact person for the Career Center at ext 3544 in office CC-104m.
- We further advise that you meet with your preceptor (academic advisor) at least once a semester.
- Get books for your classes and attend your classes!
- Please refer to the Contact Us link for the names of Veteran Affairs personnel that can assist you.