GI Bill Benefits

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Forms

Education Benefit Payment Rates

Find the latest payment rate information for educational assistance allowances.

GI Bill Education Benefit Payment Rates

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Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE)


Dependent Benefits

Chapter 35, Dependents Educational Assistance Program

Eligibility: Any spouse or dependant of a veteran that was killed in the line of duty or classified by the VA as 100% permanently disabled.


Child of a Disabled Veteran Program and Public Safety Officer Supplemental Grant Program (CVO) Remission of Fees

The Child of a Disabled Veteran Program and Public Safety Officer Supplemental Grant Program (CVO) provides tuition and fee assistance for eligible children of disabled Indiana veterans, eligible children and spouses of certain members of the Indiana National Guard killed on active duty, and eligible children and spouses of certain Indiana public safety officers killed in the line of duty. The grant pays 100% of undergraduate tuition and some mandatory fees as a supplement to other state financial aid.

If your parent is a 100% disabled veteran or died due to a service-related injury you may be eligible for both Indiana and Federal benefits. Contact the Office for Veterans and Military Personnel with questions pertaining to eligibility. You must also file a FAFSA (U.S. Department of Education, FREE Application for Federal Student Aid) to receive this benefit.

Additional information


Veterans Benefits

Chapter 33, Post 9/11 GI Bill

Eligibility: Anyone who served under Title 10 orders after September 11, 2001. Percentage of eligibility based on time served active duty.

Late fees and penalties waived.


Chapter 30, Montgomery GI Bill

Eligibility: Any enlisted member that paid $1200 to GI Bill while on Active Duty.


Chapter 1606, Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve

Eligibility: Any National Guard or Reservist currently in good drilling status with there unit.


Chapter 1607, Reserve Edcational Assistance Program (REAP)

Eligibility: Any National Guard or Reservist that has been called to Active Duty under Title 10 orders since September 11, 2001.


Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

Eligibility: Any veteran or service member with a disability rating of 20% or higher deemed eligible by a VA Voc Rehab Counselor.

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service


Yellow Ribbon Program


Getting Started: Apply

To receive Montgomery GI Bill educational benefits at IUPUI, follow these steps:

  1. Complete an application for GI Bill benefits online
    1. The VA will need 8 to 10 weeks to process this application.
    2. Questions regarding entitlement/eligibility should be directed to 1-888-GIBill1 (1-888-442-4551).
    3. If you have received benefits at a prior school see a VA Certifying Official with the Office for Veterans and Military Personnel to ask for a Request for Change of Program or Place of Training, form 22-1995
  2. Apply for admission to IUPUI
    1. Be sure to provide Admissions with all necessary documentation from your prior military training
      1. DANTES/Clep test results
      2. College transcripts of any work done at other schools
  3. Register for classes
    1. If you are a first time student with IUPUI, you will register for classes during new student orientation.
    2. Returning students will be able to register via OneStart during the Open Registration period.
  4. Complete a Blue Card in the Office for Veterans and Military Personnel
    1. If this is your first time filing for benefits be sure to bring:
      1. A copy of your DD-214 Member 4 form
      2. Notice of Basic Eligibility, DD form 2384 (for Reservists and National Guard members)
      3. Kicker Incentive Contract (if eligible)
      4. Certificate of Eligibility (if application for benefits has already been submitted and approved by VA)
    2. A BLUE CARD MUST BE COMPLETED EACH SUBSEQUENT SEMESTER YOU WISH TO RECEIVE BENEFITS.
  5. The VA Certifying Official with the Office for Veterans and Military Personnel will then file the claim with the Regional Processing Office in St Louis. Claims for VA Voc Rehab will be sent to the VA Voc Rehab counselor for processing.
  6. The VA will mail all correspondence such as payment amounts to the address provided on your application/Blue Card.
  7. Payments for all GI Bill benefits EXCEPT Chapter 35 will be sent via direct deposit if account information was provided. For chapter 35 and those that did not provide direct deposit information checks will be mailed to the address provided on the application. If your address has changed you must notify the VA immediately at 1-888-GIBill1 (1-888-442-4551).
  8. Even though you may be eligible for GI Bill benefits, it is still your responsibility to insure that your Bursar bill is paid.
  9. Payments will be sent out after the close of each month.
    1. Chapter 35 payments will be mailed out the last day of each month.
    2. Chapter 30, 1606 and 1607 must verify their enrollment with the VA via WAVE or by calling 1-877-VA-E-CERT (1-877-823-2378). Payment will be issued within 3 to 5 business days of verification.
    3. Chapter 31 will be automatically sent at the close of each month. Checks will be mailed unless Direct Deposit has been set up specifically for Chapter 31 benefits.
  10. Should you make any adjustments to your schedule, notify the VA Certifying Official within the Office of the Registrar as soon as possible to avoid an over-award of GI Bill payments.
  11. If your address is changed, you will need to contact both the Regional Processing Office with the VA at 1-888-GIBill1 (1-888-442-4551) as well as the VA Certifying Official within the Office of the Registrar.
  12. For additional questions or information, feel free to contact the IUPUI Certifying Official at gibenefi@iupui.edu or 317-278-9163.

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About Us

The Office for Veterans and Military Personnel (OVMP) is a centralized office designed to provide comprehensive resources to veterans and Veterans Affairs benefit recipients to aid in their overall success as IUPUI students. In addition to providing the required certification for IUPUI student-veterans to receive education entitlement, we also provide advice, guidance, advocacy, and outreach services for our student veteran population. We act as a liaison between IUPUI and the Department of Veterans Affairs while assisting our student veterans in their transition from military to student life. Our team consists of veterans and civilians dedicated to creating a veteran friendly campus.

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