Virginia Commonwealth University

Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserves (Chapter 1606)

The Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve program may be available if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard. This education assistance may be used for degree and certificate programs, cooperative training, and independent study programs at VCU. Remedial, refresher, and deficiency training may be available under certain circumstances. You may be entitled to receive up to 36 months of education benefits. Your benefit entitlement ends 10 years from the date of your eligibility for the program, or on the day you leave the Selected Reserve.

To receive Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits veterans must apply online using the Veterans On-line Application (VONAPP) or mail the paper application to the VA Regional Office, P.O. Box 4616, Buffalo, NY 14240-4616.

Visit the GI Bill Web Site for details about this program »

For a listing of the rate tables »

If you are receiving VA education assistance for the first time:

  1. Complete the VCU Veterans Affairs (VA) Education Assistance form (pdf).
  2. Complete the VCU Veterans Educational Benefits Transfer Credits Evaluation form (pdf) if applicable.
  3. Submit the form(s) to Veterans Certification in the Office of Records and Registration. Your enrollment will be certified to the regional Veterans Administration Office.
  4. When you receive your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) provide a copy to Veterans Certification.

If you have applied for VA education assistance at VCU previously:

  1. Complete the VCU Veterans Affairs (VA) Education Assistance form (pdf).
  2. Submit the form to Veterans Certification in the Office of Records and Registration. Your enrollment will be certified to the regional Veterans Administration Office.

If you have received VA education assistance previously at another college or university but not at VCU:

  1. Complete the VCU Veterans Affairs (VA) Education Assistance form (pdf).
  2. Complete the VCU Veterans Educational Benefits Transfer Credits Evaluation form (pdf).
  3. Complete the Veterans Affairs Request for Change of Program or Place of Training (VA Form 22-1995).
  4. Submit the forms to Veterans Certification in the Office of Records and Registration. Your enrollment will be certified to the regional Veterans Administration Office.
  5. When you receive your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) provide a copy to Veterans Certification.
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Records & Registration

Harris Hall
1015 Floyd Ave., 1st Floor
P.O. Box 842520
Richmond, VA 23284

Phone: (804) 828-1349
Fax: (804) 828-8121
Email: rar@vcu.edu

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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