Military-Affiliated Students

How to Use Your Military Benefits

Northampton Community College is proud to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to all military-affiliated students, recognizing and valuing the dedication and sacrifices you have made in service to our nation. At NCC, we are committed to ensuring that your educational journey is not only accessible but also enriched with the resources and support you need to succeed.


Our mission is to provide unwavering support, facilitate seamless transitions, and coordinate a wide range of services and programs tailored to meet the unique needs of active military personnel, veterans, and all military-affiliated students embarking on or continuing their educational pursuits.


To all military-affiliated students, whether you're a spouse, family member, or a devoted supporter of our armed forces, NCC welcomes you with open arms. We recognize the importance of fostering a supportive community where you can connect with others who share your experiences and challenges.


Our commitment extends beyond mere words; it is evident in our actions. We offer specialized workshops, networking opportunities, and a dedicated veterans' center where you can find camaraderie and guidance. Additionally, our faculty and staff are trained to be sensitive to the unique needs of military-affiliated students, ensuring a respectful and inclusive learning environment.


At Northampton Community College, we believe that education is a powerful tool for personal growth and societal progress. We are honored to stand by your side as you pursue your educational dreams and empower yourselves for a brighter future. 

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VA Benefits

The Adult & Military-Affiliated Student Services Office (AMASS) aids active-duty service members, veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and family members with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) education benefits and services they have earned. Specific questions related should be directed to your readiness NCO.

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Tuition Assistance

The Tuition Assistance (TA) Program provides financial assistance to military personnel in support of their personal and professional developmental goals. Service members should coordinate and receive approval from the installation commander prior to enrolling.

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Applying for Benefits

The following is an overview of the steps required to complete the application process and types of education funding that veterans or dependents may be eligible to receive.

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Resources at NCC

We want you to succeed and reach your goals. We have many opportunities on campus to enhance military friendliness and build camaraderie amongst our students.

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NCC works with both students and the VA to ensure VA Educational Benefits are processed accurately and timely while abiding by the federal requirements set forth by the Department of Veteran Affairs.

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Wall of Honor

NCC invites you to remember, honor, and thank our veterans for their service. Please take a moment to write a thank you note, share a story, or simply express your gratitude for their service.


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With 120+ high-quality programs at a highly affordable cost, you can build specialized skills to advance in your career path — fast. And with flexible class formats and convenient locations, it's never been easier to join us.