Veteran’s Benefits

Eligible veterans may receive benefits to pay tuition, fees, housing and textbook costs.

  • Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Eligibility: The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. The student must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill.
  • Applications can be made online at: VA benefits or by calling 888.442.4551 or by contacting the Post-9/11 G.I.Bill liaison in the Freshmen Financial Aid Office.
  • Monroe Tuition and Fees may be fully covered by the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill,(VCH33).
  • Recipients may also be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program if they began receiving 100% VCH33 benefits after January 2011.
  • Post-9/11 G.I. Bill recipients may also eligible for the Title IV Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan program and/or the Grad Plus Loan program and need to begin the application process by completing a FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov .
  • Part-time students may be paid up to $714 per credit under the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill.

Students receiving 100% VCH33 benefits may also be eligible for the following:

  • Stipend for books and supplies - up to $1000 annually
  • A housing allowance
  • The ability to transfer unused education benefits to their dependent spouse or children

For further information about veteran’s educational benefits contact the Monroe College Veteran’s Affairs Liaison, Allen Hansen. (ahansen@monroecollege.edu)