Chapter 34/30 - Vietnam Era GI Bill (Old)

If you were eligible for benefits under the Old GI Bill (enlisted prior to January 1, 1977) and have entitlement  remaining, you may qualify for the benefit program.

You must meet the following two qualifications regardless of category:

- have been honorably discharged

- you have a high school diploma or GED

Please see your VA Representative (located in KL168) for a more complete list of exceptions.

Checklist for Texas A&M International University

1.) Apply and be accepted to the university

2.) Complete the VA Application (VA Form 22-1990)

3.) Present discharge documents to the VA Assistant (Located in KL168) (VA Form DD-214)

4.) Complete the "Request for Veteran Certification" form at the Office of the University Registrar.

Additional Information

Once a file is established and you are enrolled, monthly verification of enrollment is required of the student by Veterans Affairs (VA). Submit your monthly verification by toll-free touch-tone telephone at 1-877-823-2378 or connect to the internet site at http://www.gibill.va.gov and follow the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) program. If your enrollment has changed during the month, you must verify your enrollment through the WAVE program. Payment can be expected 3-15 days from the date VA was notified of verification. Direct deposits are available now. Call 1-800-827-1000. For the hearing impaired, please call 1-800-829-4833.

Please note: As part of our institutional policy, students are not certified until after the 12th class day for Fall and Spring semesters and after the 4th class day for the Summer sessions.

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