Veterans Information

Shopping Sheet

The federal shopping sheet was created to help students compare college costs. You must apply for financial aid in order to receive a shopping sheet similar to the one below. Data will only appear if you have submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) AND have a completed financial aid file showing Title IV eligibility. Veterans educational benefits will only appear if you have turned in all required documents and your Veterans Certification Request Form (see getting started). Contact the Financial Aid Secretary, Anita Durrett [email protected] or 304-348-1965 ext. 106, if you would like more information.

Veterans Shopping Sheet Template

Carver Career and Technical Education Center Program Shopping Sheets

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Getting Started


Apply for Benefits

  • Federal VA Education Benefits – all active-duty military, veterans, spouse, and/or dependents eligible to receive federal VA benefits must apply online at Provide the School Certifying Official with a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility.
    • Transfer students who have used their benefits at other institutions must submit a Change of Program/Place of Training Form. Go online to
  • Tuition Assistance (TA) - This is a Department of Defense (DoD) program.  TA rules will vary between military branches.   Click your branch to find out information about tuition assistance:
  • The VA school code for Carver Career and Technical Education Center is 18023548


Apply for Financial Aid

In addition to using your military benefits, you can also apply for financial aid by going online to The FAFSA school code for Carver Career and Technical Education Center is 014060.

Veterans Certification Form (VCR)


This form must be turned in to the Financial Aid Secretary. Forms can be obtained in the financial aid office, located in the main office.

  • New students – Turn in the VCR along with all copies of your Certificate(s) of Eligibility (COE) or approval letters.
  • Continuing Students- Turn in your VCR (reminder if using National Guard you must up-date your letter of eligibility each year; Tuition Assistance (TA) approvals have to be submitted every semester.

Allowing Veterans to Attend or Participate in Courses Pending VA Payment


Section 103 of Public Law (PL) 115-407, ‘Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018,’ amends Title 38 US Code 3679 by adding a new subsection (e) that requires disapproval of courses of education, beginning August 1, 2019, at any educational institution that does not have a policy in place that will allow an individual to attend or participate in a course of education, pending VA payment, providing the individual submits a certificate of eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33.

Pending Payment Compliance

In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679(e), Carver Career and Technical Education Center adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from VA. 

We will not:

  • Prevent the student’s enrollment;
  • Assess a late penalty fee to the student;
  • Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding;
  • Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.

However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:

  • Produce the VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) by the first day of class;
  • Provide a written request to be certified;
  • Provide additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in other institutional policies

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

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