Veterans and Military Affairs
This page outlines the process for veterans, active duty service members and dependents enrolling at Alabama State University. Start the application process early!
APPLY FOR VA BENEFITS
Department of Veteran Affairs approves benefits for all beneficiaries. Completion of an application is required for those applying for benefits for the first time. Apply online at https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/vonapp for VA education benefits through VONAPP.
- VA FORM 22-1990 (CH30, 33, 1606, 1607)
- VA FORM 22-1990e (CH33 Transfer of Entitlement)
- VA FORM 22-5490 (CH35)
- If you have used benefits previously at another school, please complete VA Form 22-1995
- When you’ve completed the form, click on the Submit button and submit it electronically to VA (Print and/or record confirmation number)
- Contact Number: 1-888-442-4551
UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE STUDENT VETERAN
IMPORTANT: In order to verify and process your VA educational benefits in a timely manner, all required documents must be submitted Alabama State University Office of Veterans and Military Affairs located on the 2nd floor, J. Garrick Hardy Student Center. Feel free to fax required documents to 334-834-7203 or call 334-229-4991 to speak to a representative regarding any questions or concerns you may have.
- New VA Beneficiary – Application (Confirmation information)
- Provide a copy Certificate of Eligibility from VA
- Curriculum Sheet (Major) – Get from Academic Advisor
- Military Transcripts
- ACT Test Scores (If taking ENG 129, 130, MAT 129, 130, REA 129, 130 - from Academic Advisor)
**These forms are located at ASU's Office of Veterans and Military Affairs**
- VA Important Information Letter (please sign and return)
- VA Enrollment Certification Form (please sign and return)
Note: Service members may also speak with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling into the institution.
>> Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty and Veterans)
All Chapter 30 recipients MUST SUBMIT MONTHLY verification of enrollment. Call on or after the last day of the month 1-877-823-2378. Use the web register, Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) go to www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/ and click on WAVE.
>> Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill
Educational assistance for those who served a minimum of 90 days on active duty after September 10, 2001. The Post 9/11 GI Bill pays in-state tuition and fees only. Provide the office with a copy of the Notice of Basic Eligibility DD Form 2384-1 (NOBE).
>> Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill - Transfer of Entitlements (TOE)
Members of the Armed Forces are offered the opportunity to transfer Chapter 33 benefits to their spouse or dependent children. Students refer to the Transfer of Entitlement link http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_transfer.asp. The link explains what the member must do, what the child or spouse must do, and gives all the needed links. There are two basic steps:
- STEP 1: The service member (transferor) must transfer the entitlement.
- STEP 2: The spouse or child (transferee) must apply. The application VA Form 22-1990e; Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits can be completed online at https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/vonapp
>> Chapter 35 - Dependents Educatonal Assistance Program (DEA)
Educational assistance paid to dependents of Veterans who have a service connected permanent and total disability or died as a result of services connection. VA FORM 22-5490 must be completed for those applying for benefits for the first time, unless a DEA (Dependent Educational Assistance) confirmation letter can be provided.
>> Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill (Selected Reserve Program)
Educational program for members who are actively participating in the Selected Reserve. VA FORM 22-1990 must be completed for those applying for benefits for the first time, unless a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is provided.
>> Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
Educational program for active members of the Selected Reserve called to active duty. VA FORM 22-1990 must be completed for those applying for benefits for the first time, unless a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is provided.
APPLY TO ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY
Visit the Admissions page on the ASU website. Follow the instructions and have ACT/SAT, health forms and all official transcripts to complete admissions process.
For help contact Office of Veterans/Military Affairs at Alabama State University (334) 229-4991/4931/4418 for PRE-Admissions counseling. Admissions counseling will be done by members of the Admissions Office at Alabama State University (334) 229-4291/4966/4705.
GET MORE FINANCIAL AID
Every student must complete an application for FASFA if they would like additional financial aid. Apply using Free Application for Federal Student Aid https://fafsa.ed.gov/. If you have financial aid questions contact 334-229-4862.
The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.
Alabama State University conforms to 34 CFR 668. Alabama State will not use aggressive recruitment tactics. Alabama State will not present fraudulent information to perspective students or parents. Alabama State University will not use erroneous or misleading information. If you feel your treatment was in violation of University policy, please contact The Office of Admissions and Recruitment or the Office of Student Affairs (334-229-4241)
Our Veteran Affairs individuals are Military Retirees and Air Force ROTC Cadre. COL (Retired) B. K. Haynes is the Director of Veteran and Military Affairs. LTC Ann Graham is the Commander of Detachment 019, the Alabama State University ROTC Department. They have a thorough understanding of Military Installation Protocol, rules and policies