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Veterans Benefits

MUIH welcomes all men and women with a background in the U.S. Armed Forces. Whether you are on active duty, in the Reserves or National Guard, a veteran, or a family member of a veteran, MUIH is dedicated to helping you succeed. The VA Certifying Official’s in The Office of the Registrar will certify your enrollment to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) by providing your dates of enrollment and the courses that you are taking. 

Your MUIH School Certifying Officials:

Melissa Smith, Associate Registrar
Rhonda Stokes, Registrar

Newly admitted students should follow the steps below to begin the certification process:

Step 1. Complete the VA Application for Education Benefits

Step 2. Provide the following to the MUIH VA Certifying Officials:

  • Your Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
  • An e-mail with a request to be certified. Indicate the specific trimester of enrollment.
  • Send both items to

If you have used VA education benefits previously at another university, you must complete VA Form 22-1995 (Request for Change of Program or Place of Training) through VONAPP (Veterans Online Application)

Current students should send an email to immediately after registering for courses each trimester with a request to be certified.

Students are certified on a per trimester basis (i.e., benefits do not automatically roll over from one trimester to another).  If you have further questions, our VA Certifying Officials are here to assist you, please contact us at

Point of Contact

VA Benefits FAQ’s

VA Student Responsibilities

Military and Veterans Education Benefits

It is recommended that all students who will be using VA Education Benefits review the GI Bill® website. For comprehensive VA Education Benefits counseling, including information pertaining to payment, availability of benefits or approvals call the VA at 1-888-442-4551.

Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty - MGIB-AD)

Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation (VR&E)

Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill (Active Duty or Veteran)

Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill (Spouse or Dependent)

Chapter 35 - Survivors and Dependents Assistance (Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance - DEA)

Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill (Selected Reserve - MGIB-SR)

Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

Survivors and Dependents Assistance (Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship)