• Online at: www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
  • Or your nearest VA Office
    • 2841 N Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA 229-333-2178
    •  222 Chestnutt Ave, Tifton, GA 229-386-3856
    • 751 SE Sycamore Ter, Lake City, FL 386-758-0600

Anytime there is a change in schedule (i.e. adding/ dropping classes, withdrawal, or transfer)

  • Graduation
  • Change of program
  • Dual major

  • Full term – receive credit for the entire term (16 weeks).
  • A/B term – receive credit for the time period of the A/B term (8 weeks).
  • There will be a drop in enrollment from when A term ends and B term begins.

To inquire how A term and B term will affect your pay: Call the VA office at 1-888GIBILL-1 OR on the VSU Office of Veterans Affairs page check Rate of Pursuit Calculator.

  • If your hours of enrollment are correct, contact the VA directly @ 1-888-GIBILL-1.
  • If your hours of enrollment are incorrect, contact school certifying official.

Call the VA directly @ 1-888-GIBILL-1

     All VA programs except for Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) & Chapter 31 (Voc. Rehab.) have to pay for tuition and fees upfront. If a class is not required for your program of study and you are using Chapter 33 or Chapter 31, you must pay for that class upfront.

  • A certification is a notification to the VA regarding your school enrollment and school costs (if applicable).
  • Each school is different, but certifications are usually submitted to the VA by the end of the school drop/add period.

This depends on the VA educational benefit that is used, but taking all online coursework can impact some VA payments, call the VA directly @ 1-888-GIBILL-1