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Frequently Asked Questions

What educational benefit is best for me?

Detailed information about educational benefit options is available through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

I am a veteran. How do I apply for my veteran’s educational benefits?

  1. Apply for educational benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) here.
  2. Notify the Financial Aid Office that you are eligible and applying for veteran’s educational benefits.

I am the dependent of a veteran. How do I apply for my veteran’s educational benefits?

  1. Your parent transfers a portion—or all—of his/her benefit to you through Transfer of Entitlement.
  2. After the transfer is approved, you apply for the educational benefit here.
  3. You notify the Financial Aid office that you are eligible and applying for veteran’s educational benefits.

What documentation does the Financial Aid Office need from me to process my veteran’s educational benefits?

Veteran: photocopy of your VA Certificate of Eligibility

Dependent of veteran:

  1. photocopy of approved Transfer of Educational Benefit (TEB).
  2. photocopy of your VA Certificate of Eligibility

Whom do I call about the status of my educational benefits claim?

Call 1-888-442-4551 to speak with an Educational Case Manager at the VA.

What is the Yellow Ribbon Program?

For an overview of the program, please click here.

How do I qualify for the Yellow Ribbon Program?

You/your parent must qualify for 100% of the Post-9/11 GI Bill to qualify for the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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