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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

Future Students

If you have questions pertaining to payment, availability of benefit or approvals, please call the regional VA Office at 1-888-442-4551 or go to the GI Bill website.

New Students

The University of the District of Columbia's VA Certifying Official works to correctly and quickly process your education benefits claim. Therefore, it is very important to submit all of the required documentation, and to make sure they are complete and accurate.

To facilitate your certification to the Department of VA; you must be certified each semester for which you use VA education benefits.

If you are applying for VA Educational Benefits for the first time

Apply for VA Educational Benefits at www.gibill.va.gov and complete one of the following applications:

  1. VA Form 22-1990 for:
  1. Active Duty Service (Veteran)
  2. Reservist
  3. National Guardsman
    1. VA Form 22-5490 for:
  1. Spouses / Dependents’
  2. John Fry Scholarship
    1. VA Form 22-1990e for:
  1. Transfer of Entitlement (TOE / TEB)

**You must also submit UDC VA Education Enrollment Form **

Transfer Student

The University of the District of Columbia's VA Certifying Official works to correctly and quickly process your education benefits claim. Therefore, it is very important to submit all of the required documentation, and to make sure they are complete and accurate.

To facilitate your certification to the Department of VA; you must be certified each semester for which you use VA education benefits.

If you have utilized benefits before, but are changing institutions, complete the following forms at www.gibill.va.gov:

  1. VA Form 22-1995 for:
  1. Active Duty Service (Veteran)
  2.  Reservist  
  3. National Guardsman
  4. Transfer of Entitlement (TOE/TEB)
  1. VA Form 22-5495 for:

a)   Spouses / Dependents’   

b)   John fry Scholarship

**You must also complete UDC VA Education Enrollment Form **

Transient Students

The University of the District of Columbia's VA Certifying Official works to correctly and quickly process your education benefits claim. Therefore, it is very important to submit all of the required documentation, and to make sure they are complete and accurate.

To facilitate your certification to the Department of VA; you must be certified each semester for which you use VA education benefits.

If you are taking classes at another institution and the classes are required for your major/approved minor at EMU; you will need to submit a copy of your class schedule and submit it to EMU Veteran Services. EMU Veteran Service Office will submit a letter to the institution you are attending verifying your classes are required and that institution will certify your benefits for classes taken there.

ALSO

If you are taking classes at UDC and the classes are required for your major/approved minor at another institution; you will need to submit a copy of your class schedule to that institution.  The institution will then supply UDC with a letter verifying your classes are required and that UDC will certify your benefits for classes taken here

**You must also submit UDC VA Education Enrollment Form **

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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