Military Student Admissions
The GI Bill® provides education financial support to veterans who served in the United States military in an active duty status. All programs are approved by the Arizona Veterans Education and Training Approving Agency: GI Bill Chapters 30, 33, and 35 as well as Vocational Rehab (Chapter 31). In most cases, GI Bill benefits will cover all of your tuition costs.
Which GI Bill Programs Can Be Used?
Eligible military service students, veterans, or their families may fund their education through one of the following programs:
- Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill (36 months eligibility)
- Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill (36 months eligibility)
- Chapter 1606 – Active members of Reserves with 6 year obligation (36 months eligibility)
- Chapter 1607 – Reservists called to active duty for 90 days or longer (36 months eligibility)
- Chapter 35 – Dependents of a veteran who died in service or is totally and permanently disabled as a result of service (45 months eligibility). Servicemembers or their spouses/dependents are eligible can be eligible for multiple benefits.
- Chapter 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) – For Veterans with service-connected disabilities and have a VA Integrated Disability Evaluation System, (IDES) rating of 20% or more.
NOTE: Some students are eligible for more than one Chapter of the GI Bill. In most cases, they cannot be used simultaneously. Any combination of benefits cannot exceed 48 months of eligibility.
Determining Your Eligibility
Ultimately, only the Veterans Administration (VA) can determine your benefit type, eligibility and duration of benefits. Find out your eligibility by following the instructions below. You can locate Sessions College at the VA site by visiting this page and searching Arizona under “S”.
IMPORTANT: All applicants using military education benefits are expected to provide transcripts for all previous college credits in order to maximize credit transfer and prevent duplicate coursework.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.