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Veterans Affairs

University of the District of Columbia
phone 202.274.6099 (UDC) | phone military@udc.edu

University of the District of Columbia Community College
phone 202.274.6760 (CC) | phone military@udc.edu

The VRAP program is available at UDC.  The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) GI Bill offers up to 12 months of Montgomery GI Bill benefits for older unemployed veterans.  Click tab below (right hand side of page) to see how you qualify  

All students seeking to receive VA Educational Benefits; must complete a UDC VA Education Enrollment Form

Admission

Steps to apply for Certification for VA Education Benefits and Admission to the University of the District of Columbia:

  1. Apply for Veterans Affairs education benefits through VA's website. Only VA representatives can answer specific questions about your GI Bill account. You can contact them at 1-888-GIBILL-1. (VA Certificates of Eligibility may take an average of 2 months to arrive).
     
  2. Apply for admission to either the Flagship University or to the UDC Community College. You will need to request that official transcripts of your high school or post-high school academic work be sent to the university and be prepared to take placement tests to ensure your positioning for academic success.
     
  3. You can check the status of your application by calling 202.274.6155 and following the phone prompt.
     
  4. After being accepted for admission, register for classes as soon as you are ready and allowed to.
     
  5. Contact the UDC VA Benefits Certifying Official (by email at dfleming@udc.edu or phone 202.274.6099) to schedule an appointment to discuss your specific benefits situation. The office is located at 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW Building 39, Suite A-09 Wash., DC 20008. Be prepared to submit a copy of your DD-214.
     
  6. If you need disability support services contact the UDC Disability Resource Center at 202.274.6417. Please visit the UDC DRC website.
     
  7. At the end of each month, you must verify your UDC enrollment with the Department of Veterans Affairs either by phone 1.877.823.2378 or online through the WAVE system at www.gibill.va.gov/wave/index.do.
     
  8. Any changes in your UDC enrollment must be reported to the VA Certifying Official by email at dfleming@udc.eduimmediately to avoid payment problems.
     
  9. For more information on requesting certification for VA education benefits please visit UDC VA Education Benefits Certification.

University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008
phone 202.274.6099 (UDC) | phone military@udc.edu

University of the District of Columbia Community College
801 N. Capitol St. NE
Washington, DC 20002
phone 202.274.6760 (CC) | phone military@udc.edu


Important Dates

Application Priority Deadlines

Spring: Nov. 15
Summer: April 15
Fall: June 15

Financial Aid Deadlines

Continuing Students
April 15
- Deadline for filing FAFSA Application (School Code: 007015)
May 15 - All Verification Documents Must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid

New Students
May 15 - Deadline for filing FAFSA Application (School Code: 007015)
July 15 - All Verification Documents Must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid




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