Shenandoah University supports veterans, active duty, and their dependents in their endeavor to attain degrees in higher education.  To assist veterans and dependents a simple checklist is provided below as well as some helpful links.

Check list

Enroll for the VA benefits online by using the Veterans Online Application which can be located at

This information is required before benefits are granted.

Contact the Office of Admissions to complete an online application to the university and order your military transcript. The Admissions staff will guide you through the admission and enrollment process.Apply for financial aid to help with costs not covered by VA benefits.If assistance is needed, please contact the veteran advocates who will help you navigate the process.  This link will take you to the Program Enrollment page.

Military Benefits Information Post 911 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program    The Post 911 GI Bill pays benefits based on the amount of time served by the qualifying service member. If the service member is certified with 100% eligibility, then he/she will also qualify for Yellow Ribbon Benefits. Shenandoah University participates in the Yellow Ribbon program for…Read More

GI Bill Information Visit the GI Bill Website (or see below) for up-to-date information regarding Veteran’s Benefits. All students wishing to enroll at Shenandoah University with VA Benefits must enroll for the benefits online. Once you have applied it may take up to 12 weeks to receive a response from the VA. APPLY ONLINE Enrollment Certification Once the Department of Veteran Affairs…Read More

Support Staff VA Certifying Official The VA Certifying Official is the liaison between Shenandoah University and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Certifying Official for Shenandoah University is the Registrar. This person is responsible for reporting student enrollment information (term dates and credit loads) to the VA so benefit payments are disbursed. Students with VA Benefits…Read More