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Military Friendly Schools 2023-2024

UAS is honored to be selected as a Military Friendly School Silver Status!

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Starting or Transferring your Benefits

Educational Benefits for Veterans

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Below are separate checklists describing how to start or transfer each type of benefit. If you are unsure about what program you are eligible for, go the Type of VA Educational Programs to see a brief description of all VA educational benefits.

Veterans and Reservists/Guard

Starting or transferring Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill®

  1. If you have never used this benefit before, go to the How to apply for the GI Bill® and related benefits page and apply.
  2. Fill out an Intake Form. This is a biography sheet telling us what kind of benefits you plan to use. Please email a copy to our office.
  3. Complete an admission application for your desired degree program. 
  4. If using transferred benefits, please Apply to Use Transferred Education Benefits.
  5. We also need a copy of your Chapter 33 Certificate of Eligibility award letter from the VA or a screenshot of your Post 9/11 Statement of Benefits. Both tell you what percentage of the benefit you have been awarded and how many months of benefits you are entitled to.

Starting  your Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill®

  1. If you have never used this specific benefit before, go to the How to apply for the GI Bill® and related benefits page and apply.
  2. We also need a copy/screenshot of your Certificate of Eligibility award letter from the VA. 
  3. Fill out an Intake Form. This is a biography sheet telling us what kind of benefits you plan to use. Please email a copy to our office.
  4. Complete a an admission application for your desired degree program. 

Starting  your Chapter 31: Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)

  1. If you have never used this specific benefit before, go to the How to apply for the GI Bill® and related benefits page and apply.
  2. Fill out a an admission application for your desired degree program. 
  3. Please let our office know who your VR&E counselor is and provide us with their email address and phone number.

Starting your 1606 Select Reserve Benefits

  1. If you have never used this specific benefit before, go to the How to apply for the GI Bill® and related benefits page and apply.
  2. We also need a copy/screenshot of your Certificate of Eligibility award letter from the VA.
  3. Fill out an Intake Form. This is a biography sheet telling us what kind of benefits you plan to use. Please email a copy to our office.
  4. Complete a an admission application for your desired degree program. 

Military Students Called to Active Duty or Deployment

Students called to active duty or involuntary activated, deployed or relocated during an academic term may be able complete their e-Learning courses. In cases where it is not possible to complete courses, students are eligible for the 100 percent refund of tuition and fees, and a prorated adjustment on housing and meal plans. Returning military students are not required to re-apply for admission and are welcomed back as in-state residents for tuition purposes. Military students should notify our office for assistance.

Dependents

Starting  your Chapter 35 Benefits

  1. If you have never used this specific benefit before, go to the How to apply for the GI Bill® and related benefits page and apply.
  2. We also need a copy/screenshot of your Certificate of Eligibility award letter from the VA. 
  3. Fill out an Intake Form and email to our office. This is a biography sheet telling us what kind of benefits you plan to use.
  4. Complete an admission application for your desired degree program

Using transferred Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill®

  1. Please Apply to Use Transferred Education Benefits.
  2. Fill out an Intake Form. This is a biography sheet telling us what kind of benefits you plan to use. Please email a copy to our office.
  3. Complete a an admission application for your desired degree program. 
  4. We also need a copy of your Chapter 33 Certificate of Eligibility award letter from the VA or a screenshot of your Post 9/11 Statement of Benefits. Both tell you what percentage of the benefit you have been awarded and how many months of benefits you are entitled to.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.