The Department of Defense will not authorize Federal Tuition Assistance for classes for which a student is also receiving benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve program (Chapter 1606) or the REAP Program (Chapter 1607).
Note: Many of the steps may be completed simultaneously.
Complete the online UVU Admissions Application and pay the application fee. After 48 hours, you will need to access your UVU student e-mail account in UVLink. ALL OFFICIAL UVU COMMUNICATION will be sent to this account. Be sure to check it often for news, notices, etc.
A welcome packet with pertinent information will also be sent in the mail within one week of your acceptance to UVU. This packet will contain a Getting Started at UVU Checklist with additional steps which must be completed in order to register for classes at UVU.
Chapter explanations can be found on the VA's Official GI Bill web page.
For CHAPTER 31: Vocational Rehabilitation information, please contact the VARO in Salt lake City (1-800-827-1000) and the UVU Veterans Office.
Complete the appropriate VA Forms online through VONAPP (Veterans On Line Application).
To link to the VONAPP and view a list of VA Forms, view UVU's Required Veterans Forms web page under VA Forms.
* It can take 4-8 weeks for the VA to process your request for GI Bill benefits. You will receive a Certificate of Eligibility (22-0557) from the VA once your request is accepted.
You may continue to complete the remaining steps while waiting for the VA to process your request.
* This must be done before your UVU classes can be certified with the VA to receive benefits.
Submit a copy of the following VA Forms to the UVU Veterans Office.
Submit appropriate UVU Veterans Forms to the UVU Veterans Office. UVU Forms may be submitted via e-mail from UVU's Required Veterans Forms web page.
* Read all forms carefully.
After the UVU Veterans Office receives ALL required forms, they will submit your UVU classes to be certified with the VA.
* Transcripts must be submitted and evaluated prior to completing 2 UVU Semesters... EVEN if you do not intend to use those classes at UVU. Your benefits may be discontinued until this information is received and evaluated by UVU.
Arrangements will need to be made for payment of UVU Tuition & Fees by appropriate deadlines.
VA benefits/payments are not released until after UVU Tuition Payment deadlines.
CHAPTERS 30, 1606 & 1607 MUST verify enrollment with the VA on the last day of each month.
VA benefits/payments are not released until enrollment verification is complete.
Further GI Bill Information