Students with previous military experience may be eligible for certain benefits. Contact the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) records center and obtain a certificate of eligibility before school begins. Bring the certification to the Southwestern Records Office. After registration, notification of enrollment will be sent to the VA.
If you're a veteran who qualifies for full benefits under the Veterans Administration Post-9/11 GI Bill, the VA will cover the full cost of your tuition. You may also receive a housing allowance and money to purchase textbooks and class materials.
- You must have served at least 36 months of active duty since September 11, 2001.
- You were honorably discharged from active duty for a service connected disability, and you served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001
- You are a dependent eligible for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill based on a veteran's service under the eligibility criteria listed above.