Student Support

Continuing Student Checklist

 

Continuing Student Checklist

Continuing Students with VA Benefits

  1. Log on to your student portal, Corsair Connect, check your enrollment appointment date and time

  2. Enroll in Classes on your appointment date and time (be sure that the classes you select are coming directly from your approved Veterans academic educational plan.  If you do not have an approved Veterans academic educational plan, please follow Step 3 below).

    1. Go to the SMC Webpage, tabs: current students, corsair connect, login, enrollment.

    2. Select semester for which you want to enroll

      1. Click add a class for left side

      2. Click on search icon, find your course, select it

      3. Fill out a Certification Agreement Form

      4. If you add or drop any classes listed on your Certification Agreement form, you will need book an appointment with a Veteran counselor and fill out an Agreement Change Form. Failure to report drops may result in garnished VA payments.

      5. Book an appointment with a Veterans counselor and submit your Certification Agreement form
  3. If you do not have an academic educational plan on file with the VRC or you have enrolled in courses that are not listed on your educational plan

    1. Fill out a Certification Agreement Form.

    2. If you add or drop any classes listed on your Certification Agreement form, you will need to let the certifying official know immediately by filling out an Agreement Change Form. Failure to report drops may result in garnished VA payments

    3. Book an appointment with a Veterans counselor to create an academic educational plan or update your existing academic educational plan and submit your academic educational plan

     

  4. Apply for Financial Aid (Once every academic year. Normal start of the application period is October of each year for the following academic year)

    1. Go to the FAFSA Webpage, select "Start Here" to log in and you will be given the option to complete a FAFSA Renewal that has much of your application data from last year

    2. You will need your Federal Student Aid PIN to access your FAFSA on the Web application. If you have forgotten your PIN, you can request a duplicate once you login

    3. Remember to apply before your deadlines. Select "Deadlines" on the FAFSA Webpage for specific deadline information.

    4. If you have questions about your FAFSA, online help is available. Visit the FAFSA Webpage and click the "Browse Help" feature on the FAFSA home page for answers to frequently asked questions and for additional information about the FAFSA process

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