Student Veteran Services is here to help you access your VA benefits. The three mostly commonly used VA educational benefits are:
- Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)
- Post-9/11 GI Bill
- Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance
To use your benefits, you must go through the VA certification process. A student's VA certification is completed once they have registered for classes. Students must request VA certification each semester. Students using VR&E or Post-9/11 G Bill should also request a tuition deferral with Student Accounts. Certification is a two-step process that helps to decrease the amount of debt to the institution and the VA:
- After registering for classes, the student submits certification to start payment of Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) and book stipend.
- After the drop date has passed, the Student Veteran Services office will report tuition and fees.
Students who drop or add courses throughout the semester should contact the coordinator of Student Veteran Services as soon as possible to avoid overpayment.
New Student Certification
Like continuing students, new students should first meet with their academic advisor and then contact the coordinator of Student Veteran Services for the next steps.