Applying to Bunker Hill Community College For Veterans, Active Duty Military, Guard/Reserves and Dependents

Helpful Admissions Guide

  • Apply to the college online
  • Submit your high school/GED, college and/or military transcripts to:

    Bunker Hill Community College
    (ATTN: Admissions)
    250 New Rutherford Avenue
    Boston, Massachusetts 02129

  • Prepare and take the placement test at the Assessment Center, Room B118. See http://www.bhcc.edu/assessment/
  • Plan and select your courses
    • Life Map Advising & Registration Sessions, or
    • Schedule an appointment for Advising in the Veterans Center
  • Review benefit options, apply for VA, DOD, or related programs
  • Complete your FAFSA and review Financial Aid options
  • Financial Aid videos on Veterans benefits (select Veterans as a category)
  • Attend the Veterans Welcome event to get all your final benefit and college questions answered, call 617-228-3213 for more info

Please review the information on this page. All students are encouraged to work with the Veterans Center staff before the application process to ensure a smooth transition as well as to discuss their educational benefits. 

Students who wish to apply for educational benefits must contact the VA Certifying Official in the Veterans Center. Students receiving educational benefits are required to attend classes and maintain satisfactory academic progress in order to continue receiving education benefits. Furthermore, students must notify the Veterans Center of any changes made to their enrollment status.

Make sure you bring in the following documents:

  • DD-214 #4 copy (member 4)
  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • Two forms of ID
  • Tuition Assistance Certificate (if applicable)
  • Certificate of Eligibility:
    • VA Award letter, or
    • Proof of GI Bill funds

All students are encouraged to send their Joint Services or CCAF transcripts to the college for review during the admissions process.

Bunker Hill Community College Valor Act Credit Evaluation Policy:

In accordance with the Valor Act, Bunker Hill Community College uses the American Council on Education (ACE) military program guidelines to the evaluation of educational experience in the Armed Services as the primary method for evaluating and awarding academic credit for military occupation, training, experience, and coursework.

Please contact the Veterans Center for assistance

Email:  veteranscenter@bhcc.mass.edu

Phone:  617-228-3213