Alamogordo catalog 2013-2014 by New Mexico State University

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Page 23 of Alamogordo catalog 2013-2014

general information 22 general information be eligible for benefits admission procedures for veterans and other eligible persons are the same as for all students all veterans and dependents who are eligible to receive veteran’s benefits must complete the application and certification process prior to registration students must have courses approved by an academic advisor and certified by the nmsu-a veterans office each semester of enrollment additionally all chapter 30 32 34 and 1606 students must self-certify to the va at the end of each month either on the web at www.gibill.va.gov or by calling 1-888-gibill1 schedule changes can and will affect va payments especially those under post 9/11 benefits chapter 33 veterans must notify the nmsu-a veterans office when any of the following occurs • dropping or adding courses • withdrawing from courses • discontinuing regular class attendance • changing programs academic majors va education benefits are payable for regular attendance in courses that are part of the veteran’s program major curriculum va educational benefits are not payable for • classes not attended regularly • repeating a course for which a passing grade was received • classes for which credit is received through successful completion of a proficiency test or grade by examination • classes taken on an audit basis • classes that are dropped or withdrawn from • classes taken that are not part of the veteran’s program major curriculum costs see tuition/fees section of catalog credit for military service a veteran or member of the active armed services or the military reserves who is a current student or a student applying for admission to nmsu may be granted academic credit on a case-by-case basis specific course equivalencies and credit hours awarded are determined by academic departments credit hours may be awarded for specific courses or as elective credit the number of credit hours awarded will be determined by the department nmsu will award academic credit to united states military personnel for courses and military occupational specialities mos based on the american council of education guide ace as well as through national standardized tests such as clep ap pep and dantes credit for military training is in accordance with nmsu faculty senate legislation proposition 24-07/08 which was passed in may 2008 military training and mos must have a recommendation evaluation by ace for credit to be awarded courses accepted for transfer credit are given an nmsu equivalent and become part of the student’s official nmsu transcript and academic record if a student wishes to appeal a decision regarding the acceptance of military training/education and/or mos for academic credit nmsu alamogordo 2013-2014 the student must submit a written statement of appeal to the vice president for academic affairs the vpaa will review the merits of the appeal and render a decision the decision of the vpaa is final only primary moss are eligible for academic credit in the initial review and evaluation credit for duty and/or secondary mos may be eligible for academic credit if the student petitions the college’s vpaa primary mos is the primary specialist of a soldier and reflects the broadest and most in-depth scope of military experience veterans active duty personnel guard and reservists who are a current student or a student applying for admission to nmsu-a may be granted academic credit on a case-by-case basis upon evaluation of military transcripts sailor/marine ace registry transcript system smarts army/ace registry transcript system aarts or community college of the air force ccaf and united states coast guard transcripts course equivalencies and credit hours awarded for a particular nmsu degree are determined by colleges and/or academic departments credit hours may be awarded for specific courses toward degree requirement or as elective credit the number of credit hours awarded will be determined by the college and/or academic department veterans attendance and satisfactory academic progress students must be pursuing a degree in a specific program to be eligible to receive benefits admission procedures for veterans and other eligible persons are the same as those for other students students who do not satisfy all requirements for full admission may be certified for two terms however they may be required to repay the dva for some or all benefits received if they do not achieve full admission status during that time title 38 united states code requires that education assistance to veterans and other eligible persons be discontinued when the student ceases to make satisfactory progress toward completion of the training objective the dva will be appropriately notified of the unsatisfactory progress a specific request must be submitted by the student to reinstate benefits the dva will determine eligibility for reinstatement of benefits students are responsible for notifying the nmsu-a veterans office of any change in their enrollment or change in personal information affecting their eligibility students may receive education benefits only for courses that are required for their designated degree program students who receive dva benefits are subject to strict academic regulations and should be aware of how auditing a course repeating a course changing degree program or enrollment status and other actions may affect their eligibility to receive benefits if the university has liability claims filed against it as a result of a veteran failing to meet compliance requirements of the veterans administration the university will not release any academic records on the veteran until such time as the veteran has reimbursed the federal government for funds drawn in violation of those requirements military withdrawal see military withdrawal in the regulation section of catalog.