Section 103 Veterans Compliance

Policy 03:13:00 Veterans Pending Payment Compliance demonstrates in accordance with Title 38 Us Code 3679 subsection (e), how Platt College adheres to pending payment for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 G.I. Bill® (G.I. Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More informaiton about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (ch. 31) benefits while payment to the College is pending from the VA.

VA students’ records must be kept for 3 years following the end of each enrollment period. Records need to be kept longer than 3 years only if a written request to keep the records longer is received from the Department of Veterans Affairs or the General Accountability Office no later than 30 days before the end of the 3-year period. This requirement is in the Code of Federal Regulations (38 CFR 21.4209(f))

The school maintains a written record of the previous education and training of the veteran or eligible person and clearly indicates that appropriate credit has been given for previous education and training, with the training period shortened proportionately, and the veteran or eligible person and the Department of Veterans Affairs so notified.

Policy 07:03:00 Retention of College Records ( outlines Platt College’s policy and procedures for the retention and disposal of College Records and to outline the roles and responsibilities associated with this process. This policy and procedure provides for the systematic review, retention, and destruction of documents received or created in the transaction of Platt College business. The policy is designed to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, along with accreditation requirements, to eliminate accidental or innocent document destruction of records and to facilitate College operations by promoting efficiency and reducing unnecessary storage of documents. This policy is applicable to all College employees who create, maintain, and/or dispose of College records.

For more information regarding veterans compliance, please contact Director of Financial Aid, Michael Vigil.