Veteran Education Benefits

The VA Certifying Official at the University of Richmond is located in the Registrar's Office in the Queally Center. If you are a new student and would like to start receiving benefits, the first step is to start the application process with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). The VA can also be reached by calling 1-888-442-4551. The VA is the best point of contact for questions concerning benefit payment amounts and questions regarding specific eligibility. Once the VA application process is complete the following paperwork will need to be submitted to the VA Certifying Official via mail, fax, e-mail attachment, or in person:

  • Certificate of Eligibility - After you have applied for and been approved for benefits, you will be issued a Certificate of Eligibility from the VA.
  • Veterans Educational Benefit Agreement Form – Available online or in person at the Registrar's Office.

Enrollment certifications are generally submitted to the VA during the first week of classes. If at any time your enrollment changes, it is important to contact the Certifying Official to avoid payment problems.