Important Information to Know

On-line Developmental Courses

The VA will not pay for online developmental courses (Any class that starts with a 0, (like MAT 050). If you register for these courses, you will be responsible for paying for them and they will not apply toward your housing or stipend from the VA. (On campus developmental classes will be covered.)

Term Date Eligibility

Term dates are reported as they appear in the class schedule. Accelerated courses may affect your eligibility. You can calculate your VA Equivalent Hours for classes that are less than 15 weeks to determine your VA rate of pursuit based on the length of your classes and their credit hours.

VA Benefits Application Process

In addition to completing the application process, please also submit:

CNCC has two point of contacts for Active Duty Military and Veterans:


                        Mail or fax completed documents to:

                       Colorado Northwestern Community College

                        Attn: Merrie Byers, Financial Aid Director

                       500 Kennedy Drive Rangely, CO 81648

                       Fax: 970-675-3386


CNCC complies with the Department of Educations regulations regarding readmission for Service members and reservists under 34 C.F.R. 668.18. For more information contact Merrie Byers.

CNCC complies with Title 38 Section 3679(e) and will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds, on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under chapter 31 or 33.

The evaluation of previous postsecondary education and training is mandatory and required for VA beneficiaries.  For students utilizing Veterans benefits who are approved for transfer credit as a result of this evaluation, the institution will grant appropriate credit, reduce the program length proportionately, notify the student and Veterans Affairs in writing of this decision, and adjust invoicing of the VA accordingly. 


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For more Information Contact:


Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Registrar

Phone: (970) 675-3218

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Financial Aid Director

Phone: (970) 675-3204