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Applying for Benefits

Education Benefits Programs offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs:​

New Students - gi bill, reserve, voc. rehab & dependents

After student is admitted into UHD:

  1. Student completes the VA’s Application for Benefits;(VONAPP) ONLINE
  2. Student receives Certificate of Eligibility in the mail from the VA
  3. Student completes the UHD online Request for Certification on the veterans services page
  4. Student’s request is processed within 5-7 business days after:
    • All required documentation has been received ( Chapter 35 Vocational Rehabilitation counselors fax documents to UHD)
    • Student has registered for classes
    • Classes are verified as a part of degree plan
  5. Benefit payments for tuition and fees will be applied to the student’s account (GI BILL/VOC. REHAB)

Transfer - gi bill, reserve, voc. rehab & dependents

After student is admitted into UHD:

  1. Student completes the request for change of program or place of training 22-1995 on VA’s Application for Benefits;(VONAPP) ONLINE
  2. Student receives new Certificate of Eligibility in the mail from the VA
  3. Student completes the online Request for Certification on the veterans services page
  4. Student’s request is processed within 5-7 business days after:
    • All required documentation has been received ( Chapter 35 Vocational Rehabilitation counselors fax documents to UHD)
    • Student has registered for classes
    • Classes are verified as a part of degree plan
  5. Benefit payments for tuition and fees will be applied to the student’s account (GI BILL/VOC. REHAB)

Current students - gi bill, reserve, voc. rehab & dependents

  1. Student completes the online Request for Certification on the veterans services page
  2. Student’s request is processed within 5-7 business days after:
    • Student has registered for classes
    • Classes are verified as a part of degree plan
  3. Benefit payments for tuition and fees will be applied to the student’s account (GI BILL/VOC. REHAB)
    ( Chapter 35 Vocational Rehabilitation counselors fax new documents to UHD)

Office of Student Affairs
Last updated 7/21/2017 5:21 AM