Veteran’s Benefits

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

  • Post-9/11 GI Bill Eligibility: The Post-9/11 GI 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 GI Bill liaison in the Freshmen Financial Aid Office.
  • Monroe Tuition and Fees may be fully covered by the Post 9/11 GI 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 GI Bill recipients may also be 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
  • All GI Bill benefits are prorated for part-time students. Students must be enrolled for a minimum of 7 credits to be considered part-time. Part-time students will have their living allowances and book stipends prorated based on their enrollment. 

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

  • Stipend for books and supplies - up to $1,000 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,Roxanne Virgo ( or Valerie Daley ( in the Freshmen Financial Aid Office.