Welcome to Hutchinson Community College

Military Services

The Hutchinson Community College Military Services department is honored to provide service members, veterans, and their families a quality education, delivering accessible opportunities for learning, growth and improved quality of life.

What We Do

The Military Services department helps service members, veterans, and their families gain access to their military educational benefits. We assist with applying for benefits, admission to the college, advising services, and course selection. Referrals to Accessibility Services and Counseling resources are also provided. We provide enrollment information to the VA, monitor satisfactory progress, and report any issues to the VA in a timely manner.

Veterans Services & Military Benefits

GI Benefits

  • Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill provides 36 months of educational benefits
  • Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits for veterans with service-connected disabilities
  • Chapter 33 Post 9-11 Pays tuition and fees, housing allowance, and book stipend
  • Chapter 35 Survivors Dependent Educational Benefits
  • Chapter 1606 Montgomery GI Bill for selective reserve
  • Chapter 1607 Montgomery GI Bill for selective reserves called up to active duty in response to a war or national emergency.
  • Chapter 32 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

For more information about these educational benefits, go to the VA website



DOD Tuition

The Tuition Rates below are for the 2022-2023 Academic Year


Reno County Tuition   $85

In state Tuition            $95

Out of State Tuition    $126

International Tuition    $135

DOD Fees

This student fee rate is for the 2022-2023 Academic Year


Student Fees are $25 per credit hour

Contact Details


Veterans Benefit Process

Apply for Admissions at

Meet with an advisor
* Degree Planning
* Discuss Testing
* Choose Classes

Register for Classes in

Pay for tuition not covered by VA benefits by
the payment deadline.

Apply for VA benefits at
(6-8 weeks to process)

Meet with a VA Certifying Official

Apply for Financial Aid at

Complete HutchCC's required paperwork
HutchCC will submit Enrollment Certification
to the VA after the first day of class

VA will make payment to the student.
Allow 2-3 weeks after the first day of class

Credit for Military Training

Students may earn college credit for armed services training or an array of educational experiences (e.g., seminars/workshops, CLEP/AP/IB examinations, apprenticeship/licensure/recognized credentials). Military training credit is awarded based on the recommendations in the American Council on Education Guide and approved by a programmatic expert.

For a listing of credit for Military training search Hutchinson Community College at



External Resources for Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line
800-273-8255 (Option 1)

VA Education Call Center
(888) 442-4551

Direct Deposit Enrollment

Apply for VA Educational benefits:

E-Benefits is a one-stop shop for online benefits-related info

Request for change of Program or Place of Training

Army, Navy, Marine, Coast Guard Transcript request: 

Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) This site allows students to submit their monthly verification of enrollment over the Internet

GI Bill Comparison Tool: A tool for students to aid in the selection of schools and training programs.