Veterans Services

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus is approved, by the State Approving Agency for Veterans, as a school whereby veterans and eligible dependents may qualify for educational benefits while working toward a degree. The VA certifying official (the Office of Financial Aid) will assist students with the filing of required documents for educational benefits with the VA, issue enrollment certifications to VA and monitor students' satisfactory progress toward their degree.

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Application Procedures
Credit for Military Experience
Student Responsibilities
Additional Military Assistance
Veterans Administration


Application Procedures

To apply for your veteran’s benefits:

  1. Go to www.gibill.va.gov;
  2. Click "Apply for Benefits";
  3. Click "Launch Vonapp";
  4. If you are approved for benefits, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility by mail from the VA;
  5. Turn in a copy of your certificate of Eligibility and DD-124 to the Office of Financial Aid;
  6. Register for classes and turn in a copy of your class schedule to the Office of Financial Aid.

You may also receive general and detailed descriptions of each program from VA online at http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/index.html.

If you have received benefits at another university, complete a Change of Program/Place of Training form 22-1995. You may print a copy online at www.gibill.va.gov under "Education Forms" or come to the Office of Student Services and get one from the Office of Financial Aid. Submit the completed form to the Office of Financial Aid. Next, complete the Enrollment Certification Request for VA Educational Benefits (provided by your certifying official).

If you are changing from Chapter 1606 to Chapter 1607 benefits, complete a Statement In Support of Claim form 21-4138. You may print a copy online at www.gibill.va.gov under "Education Forms" or come to the Office of Student Services and get one from the Office of Financial Aid. Submit the completed form to the Office of Financial Aid, along with your latest DD-214.

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Credit for Military Experience

In order to receive college credit for your military experience, request your military transcripts (if applicable) by clicking this link.

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Student Responsibilities


Additional Military Assistance

Federal Tuition Assistance

  • Apply at the National Guard benefits website (you must have a CAC card reader to access this site). After you apply and approved, you will need to access GoArmyEd and upload your classes, class schedule, degree plan and cost of attendance.
GTIP

25% Tuition Waiver


Veterans Administration

To inquire about the status of your GI Bill educational benefit payments, you can contact the Veterans Administration toll free at 1 (888) GI BILL1 [442-4551]. For other types of benefits available to veterans, call toll free 1 (800) 827-1000. You also may contact the VA concerning your educational benefits by logging onto Right Now Web on the VA education benefits website and click on the “Ask a Question and Find an Answer” link. (The VA web address is www.va.gov)

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