Education Benefit Information Resources
Certifying each month and semester
All Students using benefits:
All Students must provide Certificate of Eligibility and a copy of your schedule when submitting your GI Bill Certification Form.
Each semester you must turn in you GI Bill Certification Form to your respected campus certifier to validated your enrollment to allow proper communications with the VA to recertify your benefits. Not turning such forms in can result to delay in benefit, dropped courses, missed semester, or student payments out of pocket.
Using 1606/1607/Montgomery? call at the last day of the month to certify for the prior month of attendance
Your verification number is your social security number then followed by your address zip code.
Additional Information to contact Direct Deposit Center P: 1-877-838-2778
Certify Enrollment Status has or has not changed contact P: 1-877-823-2378 or online
If you are experiencing difficulties or discrepancies, or just have general questions you can contact the VA Regional Office in ST. Louis, MO at P: 1-888-442-4551.
When turning in your COE to your certifier for the first time make sure to bring:
- DARs report with Major/progression of coursework for major and intended semesters courses
- GI Bill Certification form
- *Each semester you will need to register for your courses and have a generated DARs report signed by a counselor. Each semester you will turn in a GI Bill Semester Form to be recertifed.