Frederick Community College (FCC) Veteran and Military Services (VMS) offers academic and support services for veterans, active duty personnel, National Guard and Reserve personnel, and their families. FCC participates in a variety of GI Bill® and military tuition payment options.
 
VMS provides a respectful and inclusive system of supports to help veterans and military members transition to life as a student. Our team works to help new students navigate the enrollment process to begin or continue towards education goals.
 
VMS offers comprehensive information so every new student can discover the academic and continuing education programs that align with their individual objectives.
 
All new students are required to submit the electronic VMS intake form prior to scheduling an appointment. Once you submit the intake form, we will email you a checklist of “next steps” to complete along with the link to schedule an intake appointment with a VMS staff member.



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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 Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill

Services


VMS helps students distinguish and secure financial resources to pay for college, connects students with College and community services, provides academic advising, and more. We also help students adapt their service member training to the classroom. Additionally, the VMS team provides support to our students if they encounter obstacles or challenges as they are working towards their goals. Our goal is to help each veteran, active duty military, National Guard member, Reservist, and their family members achieve success in civilian and college life.
 

FCC Veteran and Military Services advisors will connect you with:

  • Veteran and Military Student Center
  • Personal counseling and referral to additional campus and community resources as needed
  • Faculty mentors
  • Veterans Club
  • Workshops, events, and activities that address issues impacting veterans and military affiliated students

FCC Veteran and Military Services advisors will help you with:

  • Academic advising and educational planning, including transfer planning
  • Evaluating the various funding options available to veterans and military affiliated students
  • Selecting an academic or continuing education program
  • Career exploration

Getting Started


All new students are required to submit the electronic VMS intake form prior to scheduling an appointment. Once you submit the intake form, we will email you a checklist of “next steps” to complete along with the link to schedule an intake appointment with a VMS staff member..  At this appointment, you will have an opportunity to discuss academic programs and the admission process at FCC, available veteran and military benefits, payment options, and College and community resources, including financial aid advising, services available to students with disabilities, career counseling, and mental health counseling.

Military affiliated students have multiple benefit options to consider. To learn more about the various programs that may be available to you, please select one of the following:

Community Resources


**If you are using VA education benefits or military tuition assistance, please click here to better understand the financial and academic impact to withdrawing or changing your enrollment.

Contact Us


If you have any questions about our services, please contact us!

All new students are required to submit the electronic VMS intake form prior to scheduling an appointment. Once you submit the intake form, we will email you a checklist of “next steps” to complete along with the link to schedule an intake appointment with a VMS staff member.

Current and continuing students may schedule an academic advising appointment using Navigate Student.


Evening appointments available upon request (call 301-624-2838 during our regular office hours to schedule an evening appointment).

 

Amy Coldren
Director of Veteran and Military Services
Annapolis Hall (A-109)
Phone: 301.624.2838
Fax: 240.629.7822

Tricia Morris
School Certifying Official
Annapolis Hall (A-109)
Phone: 301.846.2632
Fax: 240.629.7822

 

VMS Office and Veteran & Military Student Center Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.