Military Student Frequently Asked Questions

Whom May I Contact With Questions About VA Benefits at Simpson College?

The following people are happy to assist with any questions you may have:

Rhonda Pooley, Assistant to the Registrar & VA certifying official - 515-961-1642 or rhonda.pooley@simpson.edu
Bev Hickman, Assistant Director of Financial Assistance – 515-961-1639 or bev.hickman@simpson.edu

How Do I Transfer My Military Credit to Simpson College?

All Military Transcript Requests are now run through the Joint Services Transcript request (JST). Please click the links below for websites offering transcript copies and information:
AARTS Transcript
SMART Transcript
CCAF Transcripts

Please have all official transcripts sent to:
Simpson College
Attn:  EWG
701 N C Street
Indianola, IA  50125

Please direct all transcript questions to: 515-961-1614

How Do I Apply for Military Benefits?

Please visit the GI Bill website to apply for Military Education Benefits and keep in mind that the sooner you apply, the faster your claim will be processed so that you can received your education benefits.

May I Use More Than One Chapter Benefit at a Time?

No, multiple Chapter Benefits at a time is not allowed.  The comparison chart shown here will aid you in deciding which benefit best suits your situation.

What Kind of Military Benefits May I Use at Simpson College?

Please visit this link to learn more about which Military Benefits are frequently used at Simpson College.