For Veterans & Military
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.
- 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.
- Enroll for the VA benefits online by using the Veterans Online Application which can also be located at http://www.gibill.va.gov/. This information is required before benefits are granted.
- 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.
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
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
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