VA Benefits

If you are eligible for prorated veterans’ benefits, you will receive significant assistance toward the cost of attendance. Depending upon your military benefits, you may receive a monthly housing allowance and a stipend for books and supplies. If you are eligible for full veterans’ benefits, the funds available to you under the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008 (the GI Bill® and Yellow Ribbon program) will allow you to attend Adrian College tuition-free. More information on these benefits can be found at the Department of Veterans Affairs Education and Training webpage.

Application for Benefits under the GI Bill®

To apply for benefits, you must complete an initial application with the Department of Veterans Affairs. A person is usually eligible for 36 months of benefits. No one will receive more than 48 months of benefits. For details and necessary forms, please visit the Department of Veterans Affairs Education and Training webpage.

Transition Act of 2018: Title 38 United States Code Section 3679(e)

Any individual who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits is permitted to attend or participate in the course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provides to Adrian College a Certificate of Eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapters 31 or 33 (a ”Certificate of Eligibility” can also include a “Statement of Benefits” obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) website – eBenefits, or a VAF 28-1905 form for Chapter 31 authorization purposes) and ending on the earlier of the following dates:

1. The date on which payment from VA is made to the institution.

2. 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the Certificate of Eligibility.

Adrian College will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to Adrian College due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under Chapter 31 or 33.

”‘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”

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