What is a Military-Connected Student?

“Military-connected” means any student who is:
  • Currently serving on active duty
  • In the National Guard
  • In the U.S. Reserve
  • A veteran: anyone with prior military service regardless of whether or not you retired or what your discharge status was
  • A dependent spouse or dependent child 
  • A surviving dependent of a deceased service member
This definition applies to students affiliated with any of the five branches of the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard.

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Military-connected Resources


CCBC offers a variety of resources to all military-connected students, including those who are not eligible for military educational benefits and those who are not currently using them.


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