RCTC works with Veterans during the admission process to successfully enroll. Follow these steps to become a Yellowjacket:
Your tuition rate is established based upon your state of residency primarily. Learn more about your assigned tuition rate. Courses in the Advanced Technology Programs have a slightly higher tuition rate, as do courses taken as Independent Study. See the complete list of tuition rates. In addition to a tuition charge for each credit, there are related fees.
College and City Information
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Applying for VA ED Benefits
After Applying for RCTC, Services members go to www.gibill.va.gov. Complete a VA online application (VONAP). If you are unsure of which chapter of VA ED, see description below of the different chapters of Educational Benefits or ask campus VA ED advisor.
In order to prevent delays in receiving your benefits, it will be necessary for you to comply with the following:
REGIONAL COORDINATORS OFFICE
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, Higher Education Veterans Programs for Southeastern Minnesota makes its home office at RCTC. This office is available to provide veterans and current military members, as well as their families, with information regarding benefits, veteran’s employment help, family assistance, and transition issues.
Call 507-529-6142 or e-mail Tony.Tengwall@rctc.edu EA 115 (office)
VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER
RCTC offers student veterans an on-campus place to gather for support, share information, and socialize. Being staffed by student veterans, the resource center provides a friendly environment for veterans, current military members, and their families.
The RCTC Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to incoming, returning, and graduating students. Scholarships for incoming students are for those that are just beginning their course of studies at RCTC. Returning students scholarships are for current students who are continuing their education at RCTC. Graduating scholarships are for students who have completed their course of study and will graduate from an RCTC and continue their education elsewhere.
Off Campus Web Resources
- Verify Enrollment - WAVE or 1-877-823-2378
- Case Manager - 1-888-GIBILL-1 or 1-888-442-4551
- Questions about inaccurate payments- www.gibill.va.gov. Select "Ask a Question"
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship:
Post 9/11/2001 Service members who died in the line of duty Children's VA ED benefit.
Tony Tengwall- MNDVA Regional Coordinator EA 109, ph 507-529-6142 e-mail: Tony.Tengwall@rctc.edu
Glen Saponari- RCTC VA certifying Official, SS 134, ph 507-280-5511 e-mail: email@example.com
Greg Wright- RCTC Counselor- Military Credit transfer, EA 141, ph 507-280-3518, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Betty Rouse- Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Chapter 31), ph 612-970-5463, email email@example.com
Updated: April 16, 2013