GUIDELINES TO RECEIVE VA EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS AT BGSU
Apply for VA educational benefits HERE. Form 22-1990 is completed for those students with military service; form 22-1990e is completed for those students who have had benefits transferred to them (TOE). Please contact the VA a 1-888-442-4551 with and questions.
Register for classes. Only courses that satisfy requirements outlined by your degree audit can be certified to the VA. If you add or drop classes AFTERthe 15th day of the start of the semester, please email us as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your schedule changes. It is imperative for you to inform us as quickly as possible to prevent improper payments being issued.
Complete, sign, date and print a copy of the VA Intent Form each semester you want to certify for VA benefits. If you are or have been an active military member, please complete the VA Intent Form - Military Member. If you are receiving transferrable benefits, please complete the VA Intent Form - Transferred Benefits. Please be sure the information you provide on the Intent Form is both accurate and complete. A VA Intent Form without the class section completed will NOT be accepted.
Please complete and/or gather the following forms/documentation required for your Chapter listed in the table below.
Submit all required documents and forms, along with a one page copy of your class schedule and a copy of your degree audit (DARS report). A DARS report will not show your current enrollment until 24 hours after you have registered for classes. Submit all listed above to: Office of Registration and Records 110 Administration Building Bowling Green, OH 43403 Phone: 419-372-8413
HELPFUL TIPS If you are a military member, one of the following chapters may apply to you:
Chapter 30 - you first entered service after June 30, 1985
Chapter 33 - you served on active duty after September 10, 2001 or transferred Chapter 30, 1606 or 1607 benefits to this chapter
Chapter 1606 - you are a member of the National Guard or Selected Reserve
Chapter 1607 - you are a member of the National Guard or Selected Reserve who has served on active duty for at least 90 consecutive days following the presidential declaration of a reserve unit to activate
If you are not a military member, one of the following chapters may apply to you:
Chapter 33 - (TOE)a Chapter 33 service member transferred benefits to you
Chapter 35 - you are receiving benefits on behalf of a veteran as a dependent or survivor
Chapter 1606 - (TOE) a Chapter 1606 service member transferred benefits to you
Chapter 1607 - (TOE) a Chapter 1607 service member transferred benefits to you
Documentation Needed to Receive Benefits
All students, no matter what chapter, need to provide the following documentation each semester: