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Contact the US Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Education 1-888-442-4551
  • Monthly Verification of Attendance 1-877-823-2378
  • Direct Deposit 1-877-838-2778
  • Other VA Benefits 1-800-827-1000

Start My Benefits

Follow the steps below to start using your educational benefits:

STEP 1

Apply to the UIW academic program of your choice:

STEP 2

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

STEP 3

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.

For Veterans Chapter 33 Chapter 31 Chapter 30 Chapter 1606 Chapter 1607
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) X   X X X
VA Form 22-1995 - Change of Program (Required if benefits were used at another school) As Needed   As Needed As Needed As Needed
28-1905 (Received from Voc Rehab Counselor)   X      
DD-214, Member 4/2 (Active Duty may turn in a copy of orders or LES) X X X X X
DD-2384 -1 (NOBE)       X  
Military Transcripts X X X X X
Veterans Certification Form (Completed online via MyWord Portal every semester) X X X X X
For Spouses & Dependents Chapter 33 Chapter 35 Fry Scholarship
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) X X X
DD-214, Member 4/2   X  
22-1995 - Change of Program (Required if benefits were used at another school) As Needed    
22-5495 - Change of Program (Required if benefits were used at another school)   As Needed As Needed
Veterans Certification Form (Completed online via MyWord Portal every semester) X X X

Helpful Links:

UIW Veterans Center Post 9 11 GI Bill San Antonio

Helpful Reminders (PDF)

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Yellow Ribbon Program

We are pleased to announce UIW’s 2017-18 Yellow Ribbon Program is now open!

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VA Center

The UIW Center for Veterans Affairs employs a dedicated staff to assist you with VA benefits. Call today at 210-832-5651 or e-mail veterans@uiwtx.edu

Location

Office Hours

Summer Hours
8am-5pm, Monday-Friday

The Veterans office will be closing the following Fridays at Noon: July 6, 13, 20, & 27

Send documentation or questions to veterans@uiwtx.edu

Tribute Stole for Grads

UIW Veterans are honored during graduation with a Tribute stole. It is worn during the graduation ceremony and is provided free of charge. Contact us to receive your stole for commencement.

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