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Veterans' Services

The Registrar's Office is responsible for processing applications and certifying enrollment for the various benefits available under the GI Bill program. All non-academic problems are referred to the Department of Veterans Affairs or to the appropriate regional offices when their expertise is required.

NEW APPLICANTS
All new applicants can apply online at http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp.  Once the application is complete, e-mail the verification page to shs57@pitt.edu.

In addition, applicants will need to submit the following:

Active Duty, Reserves/National Guard, or REAP
DD-214 - Release or Discharge from Active Duty"
NOBE - "Notice of Basic Eligibility"
KICKER - Provide a copy of KICKER agreement

Dependents Educational Assistance Program
Copy of the certificate of eligibility
Copy of 22-5490 if it has been submitted and approved by the VA

TRANSFER APPLICANTS
Complete a Change of Program or Place of Training form. This is required to request a change of schools or to reinstate benefits at the same school after a break in enrollment. Once the application is complete, email the verification page to shs57@pitt.edu.


A statistical data sheet is to be completed by the student each term and brought to the Registrar's Office before enrollment verification is made to the Veterans Administration. You may download the form from the link above.

If you need further information, contact our office at (814) 269-7055 or www.gibill.va.gov (1-888-442-4551).

If you are a current student, and are called to active duty, please visit Students Called to Active Military Duty.

Last Reviewed: August 9, 2006