VA Educational Benefits

Follow the steps below to start your educational benefits.

Apply to the UIW academic program of your choice:

Broadway Campus Admissions or School of Professional Studies

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

Apply online at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website or by calling 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).

Ensure all required documents for your benefit type are submitted to the UIW Military and Veteran Center. Drop offs or via e-mail ( veterans@uiwtx.edu) are welcome.

Necessary Documents for Veterans
For Veterans Chapter 33 Chapter 31 Chapter 30 Chapter 1606
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) (<6 months old)
Vets.gov Statement of Education Benefits, or E-benefits Statement of Education Benefits
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    
Military Transcripts X X X X
Veterans Certification Form
(Completed online via Cardinal Apps every semester)
X X X X
Necessary Documents for Spouses and Dependents
For Spouses and Dependents Chapter 33 Chapter 35 Fry Scholarship
Certificate of Eligibility (COE) (<6 months old)
Vets.gov Statement of Education Benefits, or E-benefits Statement of Education Benefits
X
DD-214 Member 4/2   X  

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 X

Please view the following document that discloses information on estimated costs, financial aid options, VA Benefits Coverage, and our Graduation reates:

Meet Phillip Rangel Military Veteran and UIW Alumn

Phillip is an SPS undergraduate and graduate alum and is currently a Ph.D. student at UIW. Hear why Phillip feels UIW is a great school for active-duty military and veteran students.

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