GI Bill

The GI Bill® is a group of benefits available to veterans, service members and immediate family members. Once individuals have earned the GI Bill through their service, the next step is to apply to use the benefit with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Once you receive a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the VA, present your COE to staff in Purdue's Veterans Success Center to finalize the certification process.

Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website for a complete explanation of GI Bill benefits, or call 888-442-4551. The following is a current list of GI Bill benefits Purdue University processes:

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill—Chapter 33
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Montgomery GI Bill for Active Duty (MGIB-AD)—Chapter 30
  • Montgomery GI Bill for Selected Reserves (MGIB-SR)—Chapter 1606
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)—Chapter 31
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Transfer of Entitlement (TOE-approved by the Department of Defense)
  • Fry Scholarship
  • Dependent Education Assistance Program (DEAP)—Chapter 35

GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

If you are eligible for Tuition Assistance Top Up, please contact the Veterans Success Center.

Veterans Success Center
Purdue Memorial Union
Rooms 284/286
101 N Grant St.
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765-494-7638 (Voice)
765-494-1545 (Fax)

Veterans Success Center, PMU 284/286, 101 N. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7638,

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