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Veteran office work-study helping a veteran student

Interested in hearing more about UIW? Contact an Admissions Counselor via our online form

Follow the steps below to start using your educational benefits:

STEP 1

Apply to the UIW academic program of your choice:

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

STEP 2

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

Apply Online at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/apply.asp
Or by calling 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).

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 VeteransChapter 33Chapter 31Chapter 30Chapter 1606
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) 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    
Member 4/2 (Active Duty may turn in a copy of orders or LES) X X X X
Military Transcripts X X X X
Veterans Certification Form
(Completed online via Cardinal Apps every semester)
X X X X

 

For Spouses & DependentsChapter 33Chapter 35Fry Scholarship
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) X
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

UIW supports Veterans commemorative image Helpful Links:

Military Records:

Requesting Military Records Link

GI Bill VA Links:

Descriptions of Benefits:

Certification How To:

Waive your Insurance: