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Yes, but any months used will be subtracted from your overall benefits package.
Please visit the GI Bill site to learn more at: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_transfer.asp or call VA Education at 1-888-442-4551
GI Bill application and review process is usually 4-6 weeks, but may be longer during high volume times of the year, such as the start of fall semester.
Sign up for an eBenefits account to get electronic updates:
Get started today: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal
Veterans Links on our site has links for all branches of the service and military records.
Ch. 31 Voc Rehab students are the only students provided with these vouchers. After you are certified for the current term/semester, visit the UIW Business Office to obtain a voucher; a current VA 22-1905 must be in Office to provide the vouchers.
Please contact your VA Case Manager with any questions
If you paid the $1200 buy-in for the Montgomery GI Bill and elect to use the Post 9/11 GI Bill, you may be refunded a portion of the buy-in if, and after, all entitlement under Post 9/11 GI Bill is used. Please call 1-888-GIBILL-1 for assistance.
Payments for a spouse or child are distributed like all Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. The tuition payment will go directly to UIW and the housing allowance (BAH) and book stipend will go the spouse or child. By transferring your benefits, you are essentially giving them up to another person, so you would not be entitled to receive the BAH and/or book stipend.
Accredited schools report graduate training time based on the school's academic regulations.
For certification purposes, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) graduate students are considered full-time when they enroll in six hours during the first mini-term and six hours during the second mini-term of a full 16-week semester. (2009-2011 UIW Undergraduate Catalog Addendum March 2010, Page 4)
Students enrolled in the full 16-week fall and spring semesters are considered full-time with nine (9) concurrent credit hours.
The unit load for a full-time doctoral student is six (6) concurrent credit hours for course work or three (3) credit hours for dissertation in the full 16-week fall and spring semesters
Graduate Summer Terms Rate of Pursuit and Training Time for GI Bill Certification (PDF)
For students in the School of Professional Studies (SPS) or School of Applied Sciences (SAS), blended (hybrid classes) combine face-to-face and online learning to accommodate working adult's schedules.
We are pleased to announce UIW’s 2017-18 Yellow Ribbon Program is now open!
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CST, Monday - Friday, Dec. 18 - Jan. 8
Offices closed Dec. 21 - Jan. 1
Students may send documentation or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org