The MVS team consist of representative staff and administration who serve veteran needs and interest. The team assist veterans in making application to the university, financial assistance, and making the transition from military service to a successful academic experience.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is approved by the Veterans Administration as a training facility for veterans.
At the point is the MVS Coordinator. The MVS coordinator is retired military who will answer your questions and aid your transition to the classroom. In direct support are military friendly divisions and university departments.
Yes. The Student Veterans of America (SVA) is a coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States. The UNCP chapter was founded November 2008. Visit the SVA website to learn more.
Contact the VA by phone at 1-888-GIBILL1, or visit the Education Service website. To receive veterans education benefits, you must be admitted as a degree seeking undergraduate or graduate student and adhere to the same tuition policies as other students. Benefit payments are sent directly to the veteran on a monthly basis and no advance payments are available.
Visit the online Step-by-Step comparison tool on the VA website to determine which benefits is best for you.
Visit the GI Bill webpage at VA.gov to apply and learn more about veterans education benefits.
If you are eligible for VA benefits, contact the UNCP Veterans Services Counselor for appropriate VA application form that is necessary to activate your benefits:
The Veterans Certifying Official submits the original application and accompanying documentation to the Atlanta Regional Processing Center. Due to the volume of claims the ARPO processes, it can take up to 12 weeks to receive correspondence or a payment. Please be patient and do not inquire about your initial claim until at least 60 working days have passed. You may also access the Veteran's Affairs Education Inquiry Web site.
Renewal is not automatic. You must visit the UNCP Veterans Services Counselor, or print and mail a copy of your registration, as soon as you register for the following term to re-activate your benefits and prevent a lapse in payment. Without a new enrollment form, your payments will stop. The Veterans Certifying Official uses electronic certification for continuing students. You must notify this office if you change your major, withdraw or drop hours below the amount certified to the VA.
Qualified veterans must verify their own monthly attendance to receive each check. Please choose one of these two ways to accomplish this:
If you have remaining entitlement, contact the UNCP Veterans Service Benefits Counselor for the appropriate VA application form necessary to re-activate your benefits.
Certain members of the Armed Services and their dependents who are not residents for tuition purposes may become eligible to be charged less than the out-of-state tuition. <More>
Yes, students who are enrolled 3/4 time or more and training under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 35 and 1606 may be eligible for employment on a part-time basis. <more>
Yes! Subscribe to the Veteran's listserv stay current with veteran education benefits and veteran affairs at UNC Pembroke.
More information about the GI Bill contact the Veterans Services Counselor in Financial Aid or submit a question at GI Bill Frequently Asked Questions.
Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013
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