Veteran and Military Success Center Student Success Programs

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
  • Veteran Readiness 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
  • Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship-Click here for eligibility requirements

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

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