Military-Friendly School

Des Moines Area Community College

Military-Friendly School

With low-tuition, SOC benefits, online courses, short term programs, and alternative ways to earn credit, DMACC can assist students in achieving their academic goals, no matter where they may find themselves.

DMACC is a military-friendly school. Services are provided to veteran military personnel, National Guard and Reserves members, active duty personnel, spouses and dependents, and survivors of disabled or deceased veterans.

The DMACC Veterans Services office assists students in applying for veterans' educational benefits, provides counseling on transitioning from active duty to school, acts as a liaison between the student and the federal Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and serves as a resource to other DMACC departments and services.

The office of Veterans Services, is located on the Ankeny Campus, Building 5. Students at other DMACC campuses can be assisted by mail, e-mail or phone. If necessary, the VA Coordinator will travel to other campuses to meet with students.

Phone Number: 515-964-6278, or toll-free 1-800-362-2127, ext. #6278
Fax Number: 515-964-7124 
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Military Personnel and Vets

DMACC is a Service Members Opportunity College (SOC) where career, degree and diploma programs are approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for VA educational benefits. Monthly benefit rates are set by Congress and the DVA and vary according to students' benefits categories and credit hour enrollment for each term.

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Military Spouses

Des Moines Area Community College was established in 1968 to serve one purpose: to offer quality programs and courses to meet the different community interests, student abilities and personal objectives of citizens of all ages and levels of education, for the purpose of improving the quality of life, the economic conditions and the public welfare of our state. This includes military spouses and military dependents.

DMACC has many programs and services available to assist you in obtaining your educational goals.