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Veteran's Benefits

If you have previously received veteran’s educational benefits at CIU: 

Veteran

Contact Melissa Chambers (ext. 5034 or mchambers@ciu.edu) as soon as you have registered for the upcoming term. Provide your name and number of credit hours enrolled. Also contact Mrs. Chambers every time you revise your course schedule by dropping or adding credit hours.

If you have previously received veteran’s educational benefits at another school (but not yet at CIU):

1) Submit VA Form 22-1995 to the VA Regional Office (copy to Melissa Chambers).

VA Regional Office
PO Box 100022
Decatur, GA 30031-7022               
Other forms available online at: www.va.gov/vaforms/

2) As soon as the form has been submitted contact Melissa Chambers (ext. 5034 or mchambers@ciu.edu). Provide her with your name, SSN, veteran’s SSN, address (including zip), program of study, degree desired, and school (college, grad, or seminary).

3) Register for classes. As soon as you register for classes contact Melissa Chambers.  Also, every time you revise your course schedule by dropping or adding credit hours contact Melissa immediately.  Provide your name and number of credit hours enrolled.

If you have never previously received veteran’s benefits at any school:  

1) Visit www.gibill.va.gov/
Click “apply online” and then click “education”
Apply for your NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility) via the online VONAPP.

2) As soon as VONAPP has been submitted contact Melissa Chambers (ext. 5034 or mchambers@ciu.edu).  Provide her with your name, SSN, veteran’s SSN, address (including zip), program of study, degree desired, and school (college, grad, or seminary).

3) Register for classes. As soon as you register for classes contact Melissa Chambers.  Also, every time you revise your course schedule by dropping or adding credit hours contact Melissa immediately.  Provide your name and number of credit hours enrolled.

If you have previously received veteran's benefits at CIU under a different degree program or major and you are in the process of changing your academic major to a new program of study:

1) Submit VA Form 22-1995 to the VA Regional Office (copy to Melissa Chambers).

VA Regional Office
PO Box 100022
Decatur, GA 30031-7022               
Other forms available online at: www.va.gov/vaforms/

2) Contact Melissa Chambers (ext. 5034 or mchambers@ciu.edu) as soon as you have registered for the upcoming term. Also every time you revise your course schedule by dropping or adding credit hours contct Melissa immediately.  Provide your name and number of credit hours enrolled.

If you qualify for the new GI Bill and wish to transfer your benefits to a family member:

Included in the new GI Bill are provistions for transferring benefits to dependents. To learn more, click here.

Submit VA Form 22-1990E to the VA Regional Office (copy to Melissa Chambers):

VA Regional Office
PO Box 100022
Decatur, GA 30031-7022               
Other forms available online at: www.va.gov/vaforms/

For further information, click the documents below:

Transfer to Dependents

Who is eligible to transfer?

Request Transfer

VA Links

VA Education Website

ACE Veterans Grant

New GI Bill