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College Credit for Heroes

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The College Credit for Heroes initiative seeks to maximize college credits awarded to veterans and service members for their military experience in order to expedite each individual's transition into the Texas workforce. 

The Texas Workforce Commission is committed to honoring veterans and service members by helping them enter the Texas workforce with the recognition of the skills they earned while honorably serving their country.

To help veterans translate their military service skills into college credits and certifications, seven Texas College are creating standards for assessing military training that can then be used by any college in the state.

Identify Your College Credits with Our Evaluation

You can use the system to:

  •  Search for recommended college credits that may be awarded for military occupations, military courses, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) courses and designated nationally recognized examinations (CLEP, DANTES and Excelsior).

  • Request an official evaluation of your military experience and training through CCH

  • Request a transcript of awarded credits be sent to a participating Texas college of your choice.  The receiving college will review the transcript and determine which credits can be applied to the degree or certificate you wish to pursue.  If you attended other colleges, you may be asked to provide official transcripts.

  • Communicate with CCH staff; check the status of you evaluation and/or your transcript request; and upload, view and download military evaluations results and related documents.

Follow These Simple Steps To Get Started:

1. Register as a guest for limited access at www.collegecreditforheroes.org to CCH portal or register as a user for full access.  Use CCH's powerful search functions to receive an immediate estimate of credits based on your military occupation and the service schools you attended.

2. Request an evaluation of military educational experiences. Log in to your account at any time to check the status of your request.

3. Request an official transcript to be sent to a participating Texas college or another Texas college.  Contact your participating college to determine what credits will be accepted toward your program of study.












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