Veterans and Military Services



VA Certifying Official:

Dennis Peters
Walk-in Appointments Tuesday-Friday 8 am - 4 pm
Monday - By appointment only
Office: ICW - 109K  
Phone: (417) 447-6968

Veterans and Military Services


Ozarks Technical Community College is approved for certification of students eligible to receive educational assistance from the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA). Students eligible to receive Veteran's benefits must be enrolled in a program leading to a Certificate, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Applied Science degree.

For information regarding your eligibility to receive VA education benefits, contact the Veterans Affairs Administration at: 1-888-442-4551 or visit the official website at

Important Information

Are you planning to use Tuition Assistance? Click here to view OTC's cost of attendance information.  See how OTC compares with other institutions in terms of cost, graduation rates, and retention by viewing the information at College Scorecard and College Navigator.  Login to MyOTC to access your Degree Audit and your Financial Aid Shopping Sheet.

If you are a Veteran, a Dependent of a Veteran, or a Spouse of a Veteran and you want your classes certified for a semester, please make sure you are enrolled in the classes you are going to take.  Any changes made to your classes after you submit your Veterans Request for Certification will require you to notify the VA Certifying Official of the change by email to Note: Changing the time of the class does not require notification.

Certification Forms

When completing the Veterans Certification Request form, please complete a request form for each semester, after you have registered for classes. Please indicate on the form what semester you would like certified for. (i.e. 14/Summer, 14/Fall)

Getting Started

Using Your Benefits at OTC

VA Forms and Information

VA Resources and Helpful Information

Military Educational Benefits for VA Students and Families