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A: You must apply for your educational benefits through the VA online at vabenefits.vba.va.gov. For eligibility or payment history questions visit https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage. Then prior to each semester a Certificate of Eligibility must be completed and emailed to email@example.com. If you have any questions regarding your education benefits you may email SU’s Veteran Advisor, Kieth Doss, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (315)443-3261 to make an appointment with the Veterans Resource Center.
A: The Office of the Registrar certifies students’ enrollments to the VA in the order requests are received. After you submit your paperwork it takes approximately 15 business days for the university to certify it to the VA. Afterwards, it takes the VA another 30 – 45 days to process your GI Bill award.
A: It is possible but it is up to the school to accept your military training according to your degree plan. Your first step would be to send your JST, VMET, and other college transcript (if applicable) to the SU Admissions office.
A: Yes, the Post 9/11 GI Bill will cover winter courses alongside the following Spring semester. Classes offered vary depending on instructor availability so check the Syracuse University website for more information.