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Information For Veterans

Educational Benefits

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The Registrar's Office certifies students for Veteran's educational benefits at Salisbury University. For more information please email vabenefits@salisbury.edu .



Application for Educational Benefits

Post 9/11 (Chapter 33) and Montgomery G.I. Bill students need to start by going online to the VA website and filling out the Application for Educational Benefits (Form 22-1990).  To access the application, go to www.gibill.va.gov.

In order to receive Post 9/11 benefits students will need to submit a Veteran Benefits Certification Request. Upon verification, you will receive a certificate of eligibility stating the percentage of benefits you qualify for, and the number of months you are eligible to collect benefits.

You can also obtain your certificate of elegibility at https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage.

Survivor’s and Dependent’s Education Assistance (Chapter 35)

Students who are dependents of service members who were severely wounded or died as a result of injuries received in the line of duty will need to fill out the Survivors’ and Dependent’s Educational Assistance form (Form 22-5495), which is available online at www.gibill.va.gov.


Military Experience

As a veteran, please submit your AARTS, SMARTS or USCGI transcripts (as applicable), and DD214 to the Admissions Office.  You can order your military transcripts at: https://jst.doded.mil.


Transfer Students

If you have recently transferred from another Institution, or have completed your undergraduate degree and wish to pursue a graduate degree: complete the VA Form 22-1995, which is available online at www.gibill.va.gov.

For additional questions regarding your VA Education Benefits, contact the Veteran Services Office at (410) 543-6189.


Helpful Numbers & Links

VA GI Bill Hotline 1 (888) 442-4551

Residency Office (410) 543-6547 Colleen Paugh

Cashier’s Office (410) 543- 6196 Diane Lawrance

Guard/Reserve Tuition Waivers (410) 543-6196 Diane Lawrance

Salisbury University Veteran Services (410) 543-6189 

www.gibill.va.gov

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.mhec.state.md.us

www.salisbury.edu/veterans

http://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/guard-education-benefits-users-guide.html


Additional information may also be found through the Office of the Registrar.

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