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Apply for Chapter Benefits

Apply for Chapter Benefits


1. Complete the VA's Online Application to apply for VA education benefits.  It will often take the VA 30 days or more to make a decision on education claims.

2. You will receive a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the VA in the mail detailing your education benefit.  Submit it to UD Veterans Services at

3. Complete your applicable Chapter Checklist Form and email it to  If you are eligible, you can find the Yellow Ribbon Application in the same place and submit it as well.

4. Submit the Request for VA Certification once your schedule is finalized.  You must submit your request for certification every semester.  If this is your first semester utilizing benefits, our office will work with you to ensure certification is complete for the first semester of your enrollment.

2020-2021 (Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021) Request for VA Certification

5. You are encouraged to explore all financial aid opportunities available. Click Here for additional information.

VA Certification Timeline:

  • Fall certification begins in July
  • Spring certification begins in November
  • Summer certification begins in March

You will be notified via email each semester when your courses are certified.  If you make changes to your registration, notify us via email at

All Veteran approved programs at UD are listed with the Department of Veterans Affairs. To see a full list of majors and programs currently approved for VA benefits, visit the VA's WEAMS Institution Search, and search for "University of Dayton."  You can then select our institution's profile.  From the profile, select the "programs" tab to view the current list of programs.


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