How to Apply for Veterans

Click here for a downloadable Veterans Application Checklist

Apply for Admission

  • If you attended PDCCC in the past and it has been more than 3 years you will need to reapply for admissions. Your completed application will indicate your Student ID number, and MyPDCCC username. Make sure to keep this information handy.
  • Use temporary password within 30 days of applying, else follow directions on webpage.

Log into MyPDCCC to set up student email

Apply with the Department of Veteran Affairs at

  • Print a copy of the confirmation number once you have applied
  • The VA will send you a Certificate of Eligibility in 4-6weeks.
  • Provide copy of these documents and your DD-214 to PDCCC Certifying Official

If you have used your benefits elsewhere:

  • You will need to notify the VA of your new school. This can be completed at: (22-1995 for Veteran, or 22-5495 for dependent)
  • Provide confirmation number to VA certifying Official

Submit the following to Admissions within 2 semesters:

  • GED/High School, College, & Military Transcripts

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • Apply online for Federal Pell Grant at – (our school code is 009159)
  • Please note: The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the PDCCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
  • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Award updates are provided via PDCCC student email.

Each Semester you will be required to submit:

You must contact the VA Certifying Official immediately if you Drop or Withdraw from a class(es).