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NMT Veterans Information Center 

Certifying Official

The School Certifying Official (SCO) is an employee of the institution that is responsible for the following:

Keep VA informed of the enrollment status of Veterans and other eligible persons. Use basic forms to keep VA informed, such as: 

NOTE: SCOs should submit initial enrollment information within 30 days of the beginning of the term. If possible, VA recommends precertifying a student’s enrollment before the beginning of the term in order to prevent gaps in benefit payments. SCOs must also report changes in enrollment within 30 days of any change.

Keep up-to-date on current VA rules and benefits:

Maintain records of VA students and make all records available for inspection:

A school’s file for a VA student should contain:

New Mexico Tech School Certifying Officials

Elizabeth Lyons & Naomi Schweitzer

575.835.5001 | 575-835-5241

osl@nmt.edu