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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center would like to welcome our veterans, military, and their families. We appreciate your service and sacrifice, and look forward to assisting you in reaching your academic goals.

The Office of Student Services Veterans and Military Advising is here to assist our students with their VA Benefits and Hazlewood Exemption. We are here to ensure that all necessary documents are submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs and to certify student enrollments.


Sara Henly
HSC Veterans and Military Advisor/School Certifying Official
Room 2C400
3601 4th St. STOP 8310
Lubbock, TX 79430

Vicente Rubio
Backup Certifying Official

Phone: 806.743.2300
Fax: 806.743.3027


2018 Military Friendly School
2018 Military Friendly School

Member of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME)

Using Benefits

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.
Ch. 30 Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty (MGIB-AD)
Ch. 31 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)
Ch. 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill®
Ch. 32 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
Ch. 35 Survivors and Dependents Assistance
Ch. 1606 Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

Students must apply to use VA benefits at
Submit the following documents to the HSC Certifying Official (
1. VA Certificate of Eligibility (6 months old or less), or screenshot of eligibility from eBenefits. If using Ch. 31 Vocational Rehab, a valid Form 1905 must be submitted to the School Certifying Official.
2. VA Benefit Request form (must be submitted every semester, after registration)
3. DD-214 (Member 2 or 4 copy) (if applicable)
4. Military Transcript(s) (if applicable) - Joint Services Transcript (JST) orCommunity College of the Air Force

Continued Enrollment form
Hazlewood Application (if using exemption for the first time at HSC)
Also submit the following if using Hazlewood for the first time:
1. DD-214 (Member 2 or 4 copy)
2. VA Certificate of Eligiblity (COE), for Ch. 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill®, if veteran served after 9/10/2001. Student must apply at
3. Proof of Hazlewood Online Database Registration
4. Copy of current utility bill, OR two other documents proving veteran's Texas residency
5. Military Transcript(s) (if applicable) - Joint Services Transcrtipt (JST) or Community College of the Air Force


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