Veterans Resource Center

SVA_Logo_finalAt Northern's Veterans Resource Center you can register for classes and get certified to use your GI Bill, including the Post 9/11 GI Bill. You can also find out about all the services offered at Northern for veterans.


Veterans Center Contact: (505) 747-5499
Northern's VA Certifying Official: Joseph (Rudy) C'deBaca's (505) 747-5499, 

Student Veterans Office is located in AD 100A, on the lower level of the Administration Building, in the old Student Success Center.

  • You can access your GI Bill account and apply for benefits online at
  • If you are the veteran, you will use DD form 22-1990.
  • If you are a dependent or spouse of a service member or veteran, and you would like to apply for GI Bill Education benefits to be used here at Northern you will need to complete DD form 22-5490.
  • If you are changing schools or programs of study, you will need to complete a DD form 22-5495 or 22-1995.
  • You may submit these applications electronically by visiting the above web site at
  • Or, come to the Student Veteran's Office and fill out applications in person with our helpful staff.
  • Make sure you bring in copies of your applications and DD form 214
  • Each semester you need to bring in your class schedule to a VA Certifying Official for certification of benefits.

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