Note: All students using VA education benefits at the University of West Georgia for the first time must attend a benefits briefing with a member of the CALV staff.

  • MGIB-AD - Chapter 30
      Benefit Information
    What is the MGIB-AD?

    Montgomery GI Bill benefits generally apply to Veterans who began active duty service for the first time after June 30, 1985, had their pay reduced $100 a month for 12 months, and received an honorable discharge.  Eligible service members may receive up to 36 months of education benefits. 

     

    Attendance Reporting Requirement Students receiving Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (Chapter 30) benefits must verify their class attendance on or after the last day of each month before monthly payments are deposited into your account or mailed to you. You can do this quickly and easily online using the WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment) system or by calling 1-877-823-2378.
    More Information For more information regarding the Montgomery GI Bill benefits, please visit the VA website, found here.
    •  : What is the MGIB-AD?
      Benefit Information:

      Montgomery GI Bill benefits generally apply to Veterans who began active duty service for the first time after June 30, 1985, had their pay reduced $100 a month for 12 months, and received an honorable discharge.  Eligible service members may receive up to 36 months of education benefits. 

       


    •  : Attendance Reporting Requirement
      Benefit Information: Students receiving Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (Chapter 30) benefits must verify their class attendance on or after the last day of each month before monthly payments are deposited into your account or mailed to you. You can do this quickly and easily online using the WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment) system or by calling 1-877-823-2378.

    •  : More Information
      Benefit Information: For more information regarding the Montgomery GI Bill benefits, please visit the VA website, found here.

      Documents
    Required Certification Request Form
    Requested
    • Certificate of Eligibility OR eBenefits Education Benefits Summary Page
    • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)
    •  : Required
      Documents: Certification Request Form

    •  : Requested
      Documents:

      • Certificate of Eligibility OR eBenefits Education Benefits Summary Page
      • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)

     

  • Voc Rehab - Chapter 31
      Benefit Information
    What is Vocational Rehabilitation? A Veteran may receive Vocational Rehabilitation services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development and skills coaching.  Vocational Rehabilitation is a way for service members to receive personalized counseling and support as they work to achieve their career goals.
    Who Qualifies?

    A Veteran may be eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment benefits if they:

    • Have received, or will receive, a discharge that is other than dishonorable


    • Have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%, or a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the VA


    • Apply for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment VetSuccess services

    Students interested in applying for Vocational Rehabilitation benefits can apply by logging in to their eBenefits. 

    More Information

    For more information regarding Vocational Rehabilitation benefits, please visit the VA website, found here.

    Note:  All other required documents will be submitted to CALV by assigned Vocational Rehabilitation counselor after application for Vocational Rehabilitation has been approved.

    •  : What is Vocational Rehabilitation?
      Benefit Information: A Veteran may receive Vocational Rehabilitation services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development and skills coaching.  Vocational Rehabilitation is a way for service members to receive personalized counseling and support as they work to achieve their career goals.

    •  : Who Qualifies?
      Benefit Information:

      A Veteran may be eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment benefits if they:

      • Have received, or will receive, a discharge that is other than dishonorable


      • Have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%, or a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the VA


      • Apply for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment VetSuccess services

      Students interested in applying for Vocational Rehabilitation benefits can apply by logging in to their eBenefits. 


    •  : More Information
      Benefit Information:

      For more information regarding Vocational Rehabilitation benefits, please visit the VA website, found here.

      Note:  All other required documents will be submitted to CALV by assigned Vocational Rehabilitation counselor after application for Vocational Rehabilitation has been approved.


      Documentation
    Required Certification Request Form
    Requested
    • VA 28-1905
    • This form comes from the student's Voc Rehab Counselor.
    • The CALV cannot protect a student's schedule without the VA 28-1905.
    • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)
    •  : Required
      Documentation: Certification Request Form

    •  : Requested
      Documentation:

      • VA 28-1905
      • This form comes from the student's Voc Rehab Counselor.
      • The CALV cannot protect a student's schedule without the VA 28-1905.
      • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)

  • Post 9/11 - Chapter 33
      Benefit Information
    What is Post 9/11 GI Bill? Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits generally apply to Veterans who have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after September 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or were honorably discharged or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.  Eligible service members and/or dependents may receive up to 36 months of education benefits.  In addition, a monthly housing allowance and annual books and supplies stipend may be available.
    More Information For more information regarding Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits, please visit the VA website, found here
    •  : What is Post 9/11 GI Bill?
      Benefit Information: Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits generally apply to Veterans who have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after September 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or were honorably discharged or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.  Eligible service members and/or dependents may receive up to 36 months of education benefits.  In addition, a monthly housing allowance and annual books and supplies stipend may be available.

    •  : More Information
      Benefit Information: For more information regarding Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits, please visit the VA website, found here

      Documentation
    Required Certification Request Form
    Requested

    Veteran Students:

    • Certificate of Eligibility
    • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)

    Dependent Students:

    • Certificate of Eligibility
    •  : Required
      Documentation: Certification Request Form

    •  : Requested
      Documentation:

      Veteran Students:

      • Certificate of Eligibility
      • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)

      Dependent Students:

      • Certificate of Eligibility

  • DEA - Chapter 35
      Benefit Information
    What is DEA? Dependents Educational Assistance program offers education benefits to eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.  Eligible dependents may receive up to 45 months of education benefits. 
    More Information For more information regarding Dependents Educational Assistance, please visit the VA website, found here
    •  : What is DEA?
      Benefit Information: Dependents Educational Assistance program offers education benefits to eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.  Eligible dependents may receive up to 45 months of education benefits. 

    •  : More Information
      Benefit Information: For more information regarding Dependents Educational Assistance, please visit the VA website, found here

      Documentation
    Required
    Requested Certificate of Eligibility
    •  : Required
      Documentation:


    •  : Requested
      Documentation: Certificate of Eligibility

  • MGIB-SR - Chapter 1606
      Benefit Information
    What is MGIB-SR? Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve provides education benefits for members actively participating in the Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. Eligible service members may receive up to 36 months of educational benefits.
    More Information For more information regarding Dependents Educational Assistance, please visit the VA website, found here.
    •  : What is MGIB-SR?
      Benefit Information: Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve provides education benefits for members actively participating in the Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. Eligible service members may receive up to 36 months of educational benefits.

    •  : More Information
      Benefit Information: For more information regarding Dependents Educational Assistance, please visit the VA website, found here.

      Documentation
    Required Certification Request Form
    Requested
    • Notice or Basic Eligibility or Certificate of Eligibility
    • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)
    •  : Required
      Documentation: Certification Request Form

    •  : Requested
      Documentation:

      • Notice or Basic Eligibility or Certificate of Eligibility
      • DD-214 (Member 2 or Member 4 copy)

  • Military TA
      Benefit Information
    What is Military Tuition Assistance?

    Military Tuition Assistance is a benefit paid to eligible service members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard.  Each branch of the military has its own eligibility criteria, application process and restrictions. 

    Military Tuition Assistance provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty educational programs in support of a service member's professional and personal self-development goals. All Active Duty service members (officers, warrant officers, enlisted) are authorized to participate in the TA program through their respective branches. This includes members of the Active Guard Reserve, as well as Reserve Component Service Members who are activated under U.S. Code Title 10 or Title 32.

    More Information Service members should speak with their Education Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling. More information regarding Military Tuition Assistance can be found through the service member’s branch of service or from Military.com, found here.
    •  : What is Military Tuition Assistance?
      Benefit Information:

      Military Tuition Assistance is a benefit paid to eligible service members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard.  Each branch of the military has its own eligibility criteria, application process and restrictions. 

      Military Tuition Assistance provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty educational programs in support of a service member's professional and personal self-development goals. All Active Duty service members (officers, warrant officers, enlisted) are authorized to participate in the TA program through their respective branches. This includes members of the Active Guard Reserve, as well as Reserve Component Service Members who are activated under U.S. Code Title 10 or Title 32.


    •  : More Information
      Benefit Information: Service members should speak with their Education Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling. More information regarding Military Tuition Assistance can be found through the service member’s branch of service or from Military.com, found here.

      Documentation
    Required Certification Request Form
    Requested TA Authorization Form(s)