Most delays are caused by user errors in the credential upload processes. Additionally, the Student Journey Team needs time to review your Certification Form to make sure the correct documents were uploaded. To view a video tutorial on how to find and upload your VCCS Acknowledgement of Credential, visit https://youtu.be/0pAKJR31SV8 To ensure you are approved […]
Submitting your Certification Form outside of the 150 day deadline puts you in danger of being Withdrawn and ineligible for the Credential Achievement Award. If you submit outside of the 150 day deadline, a member of the Student Journey Team will email you directly. They will work directly with you to see if you qualify […]
You have 150 Calendar Days from the time your course ends to submit your Certification Form as Final. If you believe you might go over this deadline, please email email@example.com.
No. The W-9 Form is part of the Certification Form.
Yes, the Credential Achievement Award is considered as taxable income.
If you are filing as an individual, then your W-9 Tax ID is your Social Security Number (SSN).
Your credential is determined by the accrediting body that issues your credential or license. Please see the description of each credential below. CDL-A (Commercial Drivers License Class A) For those taking a CDL-A course, the signed paper copy of your Commercial Driver’s License from the DMV or the actual plastic copy of the license is […]
The VCCS Acknowledgement of Credential email is an email that is automatically generated from the VCCS Systems Office. This occurs on the Monday following your college entering your final grade, and uploading your credential or license to your college account. This can take several weeks after your course has ended. The email will have a […]
There could be multiple reasons that you have not received your $1000 Credential Achievement Award. Please check your email inbox for emails from firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any emails from email@example.com, please read them in their entirety. See below for some of the most common reasons you may not have received your Credential Achievement Award. […]
I didn’t finish the class I originally started, but I am now registered for a new one. Can I just fill out the Certification Form for the new class?
No. You will have to reapply (within 5 days of your new course starting) and be accepted into the VA Ready program for your new course. VA Ready can only provide you the $1000 Credential Achievement Award for the course you originally signed up for in our system.