General Catalog 2020-2021

Veterans Benefits

United States University degree programs are approved for training of Veterans and eligible persons under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code. Students interested in Veterans Educational Benefits should contact the Financial Aid Department. Veterans who are unsure of their eligibility should contact the Veterans Administration. Eligible students must maintain satisfactory academic progress to continue receiving educational benefits.

The University participates in the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon program.

Additional Eligibility Requirements: Only individuals entitled to the maximum benefit rate (based on service requirements) may receive this funding. Therefore, a student may be eligible if he or she:

  1. Served an aggregate period of active duty after September 10, 2001, of at least 36 months;
  2. Was honorably discharged from active duty for a service connected disability and served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001;
  3. Is a dependent eligible for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® based on a veteran’s service under the eligibility criteria listed above.

All official transcripts detailing prior higher education credits must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar in order to be certified for Veterans benefits.

Students with questions regarding using Veteran Benefits at USU should contact the Financial Aid Department.

Reimbursement to Veterans and Eligible Persons

For information or for resolution of specific payment problems, veterans should call the DVA nationwide toll free number at 1-800-827-1000.

Payment Rates

Please visit the GI Bill® website for the most up to date information on payment rates.