Military and Veteran Student Handbook
This is an online version of the handbook. Please use the links to the left to navigate the handbook. If you want a printed copy of the handbook in it's entirety. please contact your certifying official.
This handbook is designed to be a handy guide to resources regarding educational benefits
and organizations within the community. We want to ensure all those who have served
our country are able to accomplish their educational goals.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges are dedicated to assisting our veterans and military personnel.
VA Certifying Officials at each campus:
- Mardell Mommsen Flippen
Clinton Community College
1000 Lincoln Boulevard
Clinton, Iowa 52732
- Robin Mitchell
Muscatine Community College
152 Colorado Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
- Lorene Anderson
Scott Community College
500 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
As part of your admissions process, please see your campus Certifying Official once you are registered for classes. They will report your schedule and program to the Department of Veteran Affairs. Understand that these Certifying Officials follow strict guidelines as per the Department of Veteran Affairs Education Benefit Department. The Certifying Officials are very supportive of our veteran students and want to ensure you are awarded your benefits in a timely manner.
Military/Veteran Student Affairs
- Shari Ruehling
Military/Veteran Student Affairs Facilitator
500 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
The Military/Veteran Student Affairs Facilitator serves as a liaison for military
and veteran related concerns within the Colleges’ departments and with external agencies.
The facilitator covers all campuses to ensure contact is made with the Colleges’ population
and assist students with obtaining their military transcript that may articulate to
college credits. The facilitator informs the students of specific policies for military/veteran
population that our campuses strictly adhere to regarding their duty or training days
and in-state tuition. The facilitator’s task is to aid the student in their transition
and success in their academic endeavors.
Student Veteran's Association
Each campus has a Student Veteran’s Association. These organizations have activities such as the Veteran’s Day Ceremony, collections of care packages for deployed units and for military families in need, fall and spring family cook-outs, and work with Operation Home front along with the QC Stand Down event. Our organizations also work together with St. Ambrose, Blackhawk College and Western Illinois University Student Veterans’ Associations to provide opportunities for networking, various educational workshops and speaking engagements with congress and state representatives about the veterans’ various unique issues and needs.
Questions? Call toll-free 1-888-336-3907, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the college nearest you and ask to speak to an advisor.
- Clinton Community College, 563-244-7000
- Muscatine Community College, 563-288-6000
- Scott Community College, 563-441-4000
It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, email@example.com or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.