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Welcome, veterans! This guide equips you with the knowledge and resources to leverage your earned G.I. Bill® benefits and launch a fulfilling career in the tech industry through a partnership between V School and Utah Valley University (UVU).

University Partnership for Online G.I. Bill® Approved Programs

Utah Valley University and V School have joined forces to offer online G.I. Bill® approved programs in user experience, web development, and cybersecurity. This partnership leverages UVU’s accreditation and G.I. Bill® approval with V School’s mastery-based technical courses and career support, catering to veterans’ diverse needs.

G.I. Bill® Approved On-Campus Program

Veterans can utilize their G.I. Bill® benefits for the full-stack web development program offered on-campus at V School’s Salt Lake City location. This program is approved as a Non-College Degree Program (NCD) by the VA, meeting their standards for education and training eligible for G.I. Bill® benefits.

Understanding Your G.I. Bill®

Types of G.I. Bill® Programs

Montgomery GI Bill® – Active Duty (MGIB-AD): Available for veterans who served at least 90 days on active duty.
Montgomery GI Bill® – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR): Available to veterans who served at least six years in the Selected Reserve.
Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33): Available to veterans who served at least 90 days of active duty after September 11, 2001, with at least 30 days of continuous active service.

Eligibility Requirements

Each program has specific service time and discharge requirements. We recommend visiting the official VA website https://www.benefits.va.gov/ for detailed information.

Benefits and Duration

G.I. Bill® programs offer various benefits, including tuition and fee coverage, housing allowance, and book stipends. Benefit duration varies depending on the program and your service time.

Potential Funding Gaps

Some programs may not cover all educational expenses. Explore additional scholarship, grant, or financial aid options to bridge potential gaps and maximize your educational investment.

Navigating the Approval Process

Step-by-Step Guide

We’ll provide a clear and concise guide on applying to use your G.I. Bill® at V School, including:

  • Gathering necessary documents: This may include your DD Form 214 (discharge paper), Certificate of Eligibility (COE), and enrollment verification from V School.
  • Submitting the application: You can submit your application electronically through the VA website or by mail
  • Following up and tracking the status: We recommend staying informed about the application status and contacting the VA if needed.
  • Resources and Support: V School offers dedicated G.I. Bill® specialists to guide you through the entire process. They can answer your questions, assist with paperwork, and ensure a smooth transition.

Common Questions Answered

We will address frequently asked questions about using the G.I. Bill® at V School during your admissions interview, such as:

  • How long does the approval process take?
  • What happens if my G.I. Bill® benefits are not approved?
  • Can I use my G.I. Bill® benefits for online programs
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