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 Veteran Services

The Veterans Coordinator at Rend Lake College is the liason between the college and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This coordinator helps student veterans submit applications for military benefits and other financial aid, and officially certifies their enrollment to ensure they get timely payments.

Director of Financial Aid
Phone Extension: 1238
Building: Administration
Office: 111
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Assistant Director of Financial Aid & Veteran Services
Phone Extension: 1297
Building: Administration
Office: 112
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Toll-Free: 888-GI Bill 1 (888-442-4551)

Direct Deposit (set up) 1.877.838.2778 

Self-Certification 1.877.823.2378
Central Region VA Regional Office
P.O. Box 66830 
St. Louis, MO 

Department of Veterans Affairs/VRE Division 
2122 W. Taylor Street Room 128 
Chicago, Illinois 




Other Resources

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) College Zone - 

1755 Lake Cook Road 
Deerfield, IL 

800-899-ISAC (4722)  


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Transfer Students/Prior Military Credits

The Rend Lake College Office of Student Records must receive sealed transcripts from any other college and/or military training.

Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, or Navy can request a transcript at
Air Force -  Phone: 334-953-2794

Office of Financial Aid
Phone: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1385
Email: [email protected]
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: Financial Aid
Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: Financial Aid

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