Roane State's Veteran's Affairs Office is designed to assist veterans who desire to enroll at the college. You may contact the Coordinator for Veterans Services toll free at 1-866-462-7722 ext. 4539 or 865-882-4539. Roane State cooperates with the Veterans Administration in providing educational opportunities for veterans. The VA Certifying Official is responsible for certifying veterans’ eligibility and for providing a source of information regarding the “G.I. Bill.”
To receive benefits a veteran must:
Once enrolled, veterans and other eligible persons should maintain close contact with the assigned VA certifying official in the Advising Resource Center. All changes of class schedule must be reported since dropping or adding classes may change the monetary amount the veteran is eligible to receive.
To maintain eligibility, the veteran must comply with the following rules:
For more information: http://www.roanestate.edu/veterans
Eligibility for Deferment of Payment of Tuition and Fees by Certain Eligible Students Receiving U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or Other Governmentally Funded Educational Assistance Benefits
Service members, veterans, and dependents of veterans who are eligible beneficiaries of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits or other governmentally funded educational assistance, subject to the conditions and guidelines set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated 49-7-104 as amended, may elect, upon formal application, to defer payment of required tuition and fees until the final day of the term for which the deferment has been requested. Application for the deferment must be no later than 14 days after the beginning of the term, and the amount of the deferment shall not exceed the total monetary benefits to be received for the term. Students who have been granted deferments are expected to make timely payments on their outstanding tuition and fees balance once education benefits are being delivered, and eligibility for such deferment shall terminate if the student fails to abide by any applicable rule or regulation, or to act in good faith in making timely payments. This notice is published pursuant to public Chapter 279, Acts of 2003, effective July 1, 2003.