Education Benefits

GI Bill® Benefits (Click each headline for more information)


Active Duty, Reservists & Veterans

Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty - Chapter 30®

For active duty members who enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months and served at least 2 years on active duty may qualify to receive a monthly education benefit under MGIB-AD. Chapter 30 Fact Sheet

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Ch. 33

If you have at least 90 days aggregate active duty service after Sept. 10, 2011, and are still on active duty, or if you are honorably discharged Veteran or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days, you may be eligible for this VA-administered program. Chapter 33 Fact Sheet

Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve

If you're a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast guard Reserve, Army National Guard, or Air National guard, find out if you qualify for education benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill® Bill Selected Reserve program.

Vocational Rehabilitation Ch. 31

You may receive Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Chapter 31 Fact Sheet


Post 9/11 Transfer of Education Benefits Ch. 33 TEB

Available for children and spouses of service members who transferred their education benefit to their dependents.

Post 9/11 John David Fry Scholarship Ch. 33 DF

Available for children and spouses of service members who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001.

Survivors' & Dependents' Educational Assistance Ch. 35 DEA

Offers education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. Chapter 35 Fact Sheet



RRCC Only Benefits


In-State Military Tuition Rate

This is available for students who are not already receiving the in-state/resident tuition rate. If you are enrolled in only online classes, please contact us to discuss your eligibility for this benefit.

Any individual, their spouse, or their dependent (whether they are using other benefits listed on this page or not) who has active military orders or an "honorable" military discharge rating should bring a copy of their active orders or a copy of member page 4 of their DD-214 to Veteran Services or email a clear copy to to request the in-state tuition rate. If you are a spouse or a child of someone who would qualify, please contact Veteran Services to discuss how to access this benefit if you do not have access to your service member's DD-214. 


Daniels Brothers Short-Term Book Loan

This is only available to students who are also using one of the above GI Bill® education benefits during the semester the loan is requested. This is intended for use only by students who are waiting for their book loan.

This is a short-term loan that can only be used to purchase books in the RRCC Bookstore (in person). The loan must be paid off in full no later than the end of the semester requested. Paperwork for this book loan can be picked up in Veteran Services on the Lakewood campus during normal business hours. You will need to include a printout of your required textbooks from the RRCC Bookstore. The printout should only include courses that you are registered for. Paperwork must be complete to be processed.


*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Fact Sheets on this page last updated March 2019.