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  www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

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, dogtags@purdue.edu

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