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Spokane Falls Community College has an open-door admission policy. SFCC refrains from the practice of high-pressure recruitment tactics involving Service Member Enrollments. Active-Duty Service Members are directed to contact their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within their Military Service prior to enrollment.

Step-by-Step Funding and Enrollment Guide

These steps guide veterans through funding and enrollment processes at SFCC.  Call us at 509-533-3900 or 509-533-3504, email us at, or come to the SFCC Veterans Resource Center, Building 17, Upper Concourse, Room 226 for assistance.

Step 1 – Select your payment chapter.

Note: Each payment chapter below includes Veterans Administration (VA) information and processing information specific to SFCC.

DOD Tuition Assistance – To access tuition assistance (TA), please apply through the appropriate portal below.

Step 2 – Apply for educational benefits.

Go to Educational Benefits to begin applying. Read the information carefully. When you are ready to apply, go to “Select Correct Form” and follow the instructions. Complete and submit the form, and be sure to save the confirmation number. It takes the VA about one month to process your application. The VA sends you a certificate of eligibility via the US Postal Service to the address on the application. Our office needs this certificate to certify you for your education benefits. For information about this step, call the VA at 1-888-442-4551.

If you have already used benefits at SFCC or another school, you only need to submit the Change of Program or Place of Training form for your benefit type.

  • Chapters 30, 33 or 1606, use 22-1995.

  • Chapter 35, use 22-5495.

  • Chapter 31, contact your vocational counselor.

Step 3 – Select your program of study and apply.

Consult an academic counselor about your program of study, including program content and availability. Counseling is located in the Gateway Bldg. 30, upper concourse room 243. Phone: 509-533-3525.

Apply for admission to SFCC using the orange "Apply" button at the top of this page. Should anyone but you need to access information regarding your students records, you must complete and submit the FERPA Authorization to Release Information Form Student Records form.

Step 4 – Complete Math and English Self-Placement Surveys

Complete your placement with the surveys below:

Contact the Bigfoot Discovery Center with any placement questions
Phone: 509-533-3022

Step 5– Request transcripts.

Request transcripts from all colleges you have attended and have them sent to:

Spokane Falls Community College
Admissions MS 3011
3410 W. Whistalks Way
Spokane WA 99224-5288

SFCC can only certify your classes to the VA for three quarters before your transcript(s) arrive(s).

Step 6 – Make appointment with the SFCC veteran’s coordinator.

The veteran’s coordinator is one of your best resources on campus. Contact the coordinator in Building 17, Upper Concourse, Room 226, call 509-533-3900 or 509-533-3504, or email

Step 7 – Petition for Graduation.

You must submit your Petition for Graduation the quarter before you are scheduled to graduate.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at