Tuition Assistance

RECRUITING, MARKETING, ADVERTISING: Per DoDI 1322.25, Voluntary Education Programs, paragraph 1.c.(1)(b), “all educational institutions providing education programs through the DoD Tuition Assistance (TA) Program will not use unfair, deceptive, and abusive recruiting practices. As such, Solano Community College (SCC) refrains from providing any commission, bonus, or other incentive payment based directly or indirectly on securing enrollments or federal financial aid (including Tuition Assistance funds) to any persons or entities engaged in any student recruiting, admission activities, or making decisions regarding the award of student financial assistance. (DoD MOU, paragraph 3.j.(2)). and Refrains from high-pressure recruitment tactics such as making multiple unsolicited contacts (3 or more), including contacts by phone, email, or in-person, and engaging in same-day recruitment and registration for the purpose of securing Service member enrollments. (DoD MOU, paragraph 3.j.(3))

READMISSION FOR SERVICE MEMBERS: Per 34 CFR 668.18 & California Military Families Financial Relief Act of 2005 Section 824, Should a military service obligation require an extended absence from the institution, the military member should complete the Admissions & Records Application for Leave of Absence.  For more information, please contact SCC’s Veterans Resource Center.


Important Information For Tuition Assistance Participants

  • Prospective students wishing to utilize tuition assistance should speak with their ESO or counselor prior to enrolling.
  • Please note, tuition assistance covers tuition only and will not pay for student fees.
  • For assistance with paying for any uncovered fees, students should consider applying for financial aid. Prior to requesting student loans, service members should contact Veteran Financial Aid Representative, Zac Hammond to receive guidance about responsible borrowing and loan repayment.
  • Prospective students are encouraged to review SCC information on Public Law 116-315 – Isakson and Roe Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 – Section 1018 (Shopping Sheet/College Financing Plan).  After students are admitted and registered for courses, students will be able to obtain their personalized Shopping Sheet/College Financing Plan in their MySolano account. 
  • For information on SCC’s transfer credit agreements, please visit the Transfer Agreement webpage
  • For academic counseling, please contact SCC’s Veterans Resource Center to schedule an education plan appointment.  The academic counselor will develop an education plan based on the student’s educational goal.  At the time education plan is created, the counselor will review all transfer credit and apply courses credit that applies.  The education plan will reflect in detail transfer credit applied, what courses to enroll in each semester, and how long it will take to achieve the academic goal. 
  • SCC return policy for tuition assistance funds aligns with rules for returned/unearned student aid as required under section 484B of the Department of Education Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1091b). For more information, refer to Veterans and Active-duty SCC Policies.

For information on the accrediting agencies for various SCC academic programs, please see the table below.

Program Accrediting Agencies



Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate of Achievement and Associates in Science


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in accordance with CFR14, FAR Part 147


The Federal Aviation administration (FAA) requires 1150 hours (four full semesters) of instruction to complete either the

Airframe Maintenance curriculum or Powerplant Maintenance Curriculum (An additional 750 hours, two full semesters

for the Combination of Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance Curriculum). All courses in the major must be completed

with a minimum grade of C or a P if the course is taken on a Pass/No Pass basis.


Completion of the required courses, students are eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration written oral and practical examination for airframe or powerplant license.

Certified Nursing Assistance Job Direct Certificate

California Department of Public Health



Cosmetology Certificate of Achievement

California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology


Completion of the required courses, students ae eligible to apply for California State Board of Cosmetology examination.

Registered Nursing Associate in Science Degree

California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)


Completion of program satisfies BRN requirements and qualifies student to take the NCLEX-RN exam.