VA Educational Benefits

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Follow the steps below to start your educational benefits.

Apply to the UIW academic program of your choice:

Main Campus  Admissions or Extended Academic Programs:  School of Professional Studies.

Determine your eligibility and benefit type with The Department of Veterans Affairs

Apply Online at the US VA Benefits website or by calling 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).

Ensure all required documents for your benefit type are submitted to the UIW Center for Veterans Affairs; walk-ins or sent via e-mail (veterans@uiwtx.edu) are welcome.

Necessary Documents for Veterans
For Veterans Chapter 33 Chapter 31 Chapter 30 Chapter 1606
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) (<6 months old)
Vets.gov Statement of Education Benefits, or E-benefits Statement of Education Benefits
X   X X
VBA-22-1995-ARE - Change of Program
(Required if benefit used at another school. Please submit confirmation page and number to veterans@uiwtx.edu)
As Needed   As Needed As Needed
PO Authorization (Received from Voc Rehab Counselor)   X    
Military Transcripts X X X X
Veterans Certification Form
(Completed online via Cardinal Apps every semester)
X X X X

 

Necessary Documents for Spouses and Dependents
For Spouses and Dependents Chapter 33 Chapter 35 Fry Scholarship
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) (<6 months old)
Vets.gov Statement of Education Benefits, or E-benefits Statement of Education Benefits
X
DD-214 Member 4/2     

22-1995 - Change of Program
(Required if benefit used at another school. Please submit confirmation page and number to veterans@uiwtx.edu)

As Needed     

22-5495 - Change of Program
(Required if benefit used at another school. Please submit confirmation page and number to veterans@uiwtx.edu)

  As Needed  As Needed  
Veterans Certification Form
(Completed online via Cardinal Apps every semester) 
X X

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