Post 9/11 GI Bill

Post 9/11 GI Bill - Chapter 33

Veterans and Reservists may be eligible for educational assistance under this chapter if:

  • The veteran was on regular active duty
  • The veteran must have served a minimum of 90 days honorable active duty
  • The veteran was Honorably discharged with a service-related disability (after 30 continuous days of active duty service)
  • The veteran's service period began after 9/10/2001
  • The reservist must have served a minimum of 90 days aggregate active duty
  • The reservist's service period began after 9/10/2001

The Post-9/11 GI Bill is an education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty for at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001 or were discharged with a service-related disability after 30 continuous days of service. Under this chapter, effective August 1, 2009, eligible participants (veterans, service members and dependents) pursuing a VA approved training program may receive the following benefits at a percentage based on the length of active duty service:

  1. Cost of tuition and fees, not to exceed the most expensive in-state undergraduate tuition at a public institution of higher education (paid directly to the school);
  2. Monthly housing allowance equal to the basic allowance for housing payable to a military E-5 with dependents, in the same zip code as the primary school (paid directly to the service member or veteran); and
  3. Yearly books and supplies stipend of up to $1000 per year (paid directly to the service member or veteran)
  4. Complete the Pay Request

New Students

  1. Follow the Steps to Enrollment for a New Student
  2. You will need a copy of Birth Certificate (Child's) and Parent's file number.
  3. You will need a copy of Marriage Certificate (Spouse) and Veteran's file number.
  4. Complete all the necessary paperwork

Transfer Students

  1. Complete the 22-5495 online
    Change of Place on Program of Study
  2. Complete Pay Request
  3. G.I. Bill Standards
  4. If you have attended another college you need to request your transcripts.

Continuing Students

  1. Complete Pay Request
  2. The dependent or spouse will receive their benefits by the fifth of the following month.