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Veterans and military families – welcome to Navarro College!

 

Navarro began offering classes in September 1946. Most members of the first student body were returning Veterans from World War II looking to take advantage of assistance available under the newly enacted GI Bill of Rights. We continue to proudly serve Veteran students to this day. Navarro College is committed to helping you succeed as you transition from military to college life.

VETERANS' BENEFITS OFFICE INFORMATION

NC Veterans Representative
Phone: 903.875.7347
Email: veterans@navarrocollege.edu
Department of Veterans Affairs
125 South Main Street
Muskogee, OK 74401
Education
Phone: 1.888.442.4551
Verification of Attendance
Phone: 1.877.823.2378
Direct Deposit
Phone: 1.877.838.2778
Other VA Benefits
Phone: 1.800.827.1000
VA Facsimile
Phone: 1.918.781.7863
HOW TO BECOME A STUDENT.  STEP-BY-STEP.

1. APPLY TO NC

We can’t wait to have you on campus! The admissions process is the first and most important step for all prospective and incoming NC Students

You can apply one of two ways 

    1. Online: we encourage students to apply online at ApplyTexas since it speeds up your admission process dramatically (Oh, and it helps us to continue our goal of going green by cutting down on paper).

       

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    2. Paper: The application is downloadable PDF and printable for your convenience.

 

Note: Proof of Residency
In Texas, a student enrolling in an institution of higher education, must have lived in Texas the one year (12 months) proceeding the first date of enrollment to be classified a Texas resident for tuition purpose. If you have attended school or resided out-of-state, additional proof of residency may be required, and the Office of Admissions and Records reserves the right to determine the validity of documents submitted.

2. PLACEMENT TESTING

Students must take a state-approved placement test and submit test scores at the time of registration. Students otherwise qualified will not be refused admission on the basis of their scores.  These results are used in advising and placing students in proper sections of certain course areas. Tests are given at each campus Testing Center by appointment. A photo ID is required and students must complete the Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) prior to taking the TSI Assessment for the first time.

 

3. BACTERIAL MENINGITIS VACCINATION

All first-time students attending Navarro College, including transfer students as well as students who are not continuously enrolled in fall or spring semesters since Fall 2011, will be required to show evidence of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. Evidence of the student having received the vaccination from an appropriate health practitioner within the past five years must be received in the Navarro College Admissions and Records Office at least ten days prior to the student’s first day in class.

 

Exceptions and additional information about this policy can be found on the Navarro College Policy Regarding Bacterial Meningitis page.

4. SUBMIT HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS

HIGH SCHOOL / COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS

Students need to submit a sealed official high school or college transcripts in person to the Office of Admissions and Records or send directly to:

 

Navarro College
Office of Admissions and Records
3200 W. 7th Avenue
Corsicana, TX 75110

MILITARY TRANSCRIPTS

All active duty, reserve, and Veteran students must submit any military transcripts awarded. You can request transcripts to be sent to Navarro College:

Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard: https://jst.doded.mil/

Air Force: http://www.au.af.mil/au/barnes/ccaf/transcripts/asp

COLLEGE FOR CREDIT HEROES

A partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to ensure that active duty, former, and retired military personnel receive the credit they earned for their service to our country.

 

Use the College Credit for Heroes website to request an evaluation of military educational experience that may count toward your college degree.

5. MEET YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR

If you are an incoming freshman, you must meet with an academic advisor (listed on your Degree Plan, which is available in WebAdvisor) before you can register for classes.

 

Transfer or returning students in good standing are encouraged to visit with an academic advisor (listed on your Degree Plan, which is available in WebAdvisor) before choosing classes. However, students in good standing may register.

 

For appointments, contact an academic advisor on your campus:

Corsicana: (903) 875-7397

Mexia: (254) 562-3848

Midlothian: (972) 775-7200

Waxahachie: (972) 937-7612

6. COMPLETE VA FORMS

VA FORMS FOR VETERANS

Fill out VA Form 22-1990 (if you have never used VA Education benefits before) or VA Form 22-1995 (if you have used VA Education benefits at another school and now wish to transfer the benefit to Navarro College). These are available through the Veterans Online Application System, VONAPP or through e-Benefits. Follow the instructions to log in (you may need to create a username and password first) and select the appropriate form when given that option.

Submit a copy of your DD214 or NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility) to your VA Certifying Official.

VA FORMS FOR DEPENDENTS

Fill out VA Form 22-5490 or 22-1990e (if you have never used VA Education benefits before) or VA Form 22-5495 or 22-1995e (if you have used VA Education benefits at another school and now wish to transfer the benefit to Navarro College). These are available through the Veterans Online Application System, VONAPP. Follow instructions to log in (you may need to create a username and password first) and select the appropriate form when given that option

7. SUBMIT CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY

Submit your Certificate of Eligibility to the Navarro College Certifying Official.

This is the letter from the VA that verifies your eligibility for VA Education Benefits. If you have misplaced your Certificate of Eligibility, you may access this document on e-Benefits if you qualify for a premium account, or you may Submit an Inquiry to the VA requesting this document (you may need to create a username and password first).

 

8. HAZLEWOOD ELIGIBILITY

Determine Hazlewood eligibility and submit application (if applicable)

All Hazlewood Applications must be turned in with the appropriate documentation. Partial applications cannot be accepted.

HAZLEWOOD ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
APPLICATION FOR NEW STUDENTS
APPLICATION FOR RETURNING STUDENTS

9. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

Use code 003593 when applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) through www.fafsa.gov to have your information sent to Navarro College. You will receive a letter with your financial aid awards and further instructions.

 

Priority deadlines* to apply for financial aid:

Fall semester: June 1

Spring semester: October 15

Summer terms: March 1

*Submitting financial aid documents by the priority deadline reduces the chances of delays in the processing and awarding of financial aid.

Visit the Costs & Aid website for details at www.costs-aid.navarrocollege.edu.

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

We encourage all students to apply for scholarships. Most scholarships are awarded based upon ACT/SAT scores, grades, declared major, talent, leadership, ambition, and in many cases, financial need. Any one of these could qualify you for one of several different award programs at NC! Find out how and when to apply for Scholarships.

 

Visit the scholarship website for details at scholarships.navarrocollege.edu.

10. REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Contact your advisor and select the courses you want to take.

 

Special Notes:

VA benefits cover only courses that are on your current (singular) degree plan

VA benefits cannot be used for classes that you have already taken and passed with a letter grade of A, B, C, or D; unless, you are in your last semester before graduation.

If you are taking developmental (or remedial) courses, you must take on-campus courses. Your VA benefits will not pay for online developmental courses.

VA benefits will not pay for Physical Education courses for Veterans on A.A. or A.S. Degree Programs, unless you are pursuing a Kinesiology Degree, but credit for those courses can be gained by turning in an eligible DD214 to the Office of Admissions.

If you are an incoming freshman, you must meet with an academic advisor (listed on your Degree Plan, which is available in WebAdvisor) before you can register for classes.

 

Transfer or returning students in good standing are encouraged to visit with an academic advisor (listed on your Degree Plan, which is available in WebAdvisor) before choosing classes. However, students in good standing may register.

 

For appointments, contact an academic advisor on your campus:

Corsicana: (903) 875-7397

Mexia: (254) 562-3848

Midlothian: (972) 775-7200

Waxahachie: (972) 937-7612

11. REQUEST FOR VA CERTIFICATION

Complete the Request for Certification Form online. The Request for Certification alerts the Navarro College Certifying Official that the student has registered and their schedule is finalized. Upon receipt of the request, the Certifying Official will evaluate the student’s schedule and submit all eligible classes to the VA for certification, thus ensuring that the VA begins payment for the semester at the appropriate time. The Request of Certification should be completed after your class schedule is finalized, but before classes begin, if at all possible. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.

12. PAY FOR CLASSES

Students can pay for classes at the Cashier’s Office or pay Navarro College tuition in full or in installments online with e-Cashier.

Special Notes:

If you have Chapter 1606, 1607, 30 (without the Hazlewood Exemption), or 35 (without the Hazlewood Exemption), you will not receive any VA funding until the end of the first month of enrollment. Therefore, you MUST have financial aid or establish a payment plan with Navarro College to pay for classes before the payment deadline; otherwise, you will be dropped from your courses due to non-payment.

If you have Chapter 33 (Post-9/11 GI Bill), please ensure that you have turned in your Certificate of Eligibility and completed your Request for Certification at least 10 business days before the payment deadline so that you are not dropped from your courses for non-payment. These students will have a “Do not Drop” hold placed onto their student account to ensure the student is not dropped due to non-payment while Navarro College awaits payment of tuition and fees from the VA.

13. PURCHASE TEXTBOOKS AND SUPPLIES

On Campus: All students must bring their class schedule and student ID to the Bookstore. This will aid the Bookstore in pulling the correct books for you. Don’t forget to bring any scholarship/sponsorship paperwork when you buy your books.

 

Online: Purchase textbooks online

14. ATTEND CLASS

Get ready to attend class.