UC military students can stay informed with links and information.
Here's a list of organizations who have established a partnership with the UC military program.
Military students require special needs that UC staff is able to meet.
On November 25, 2015, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) made changes to the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP).The REAP program was originally created to provide benefits to members of the Reserve components who were either called or ordered to active service by the President or Congress.
REAP served to bridge the education benefit gap between those eligible for the Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve and those serving in the Reserve component who were called to active duty but were not eligible for the Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve.
The changes in the program will affect beneficiaries differently:
The VA understands these changes may have an impact on students who expect to return to school for the spring 2016 semester. In most cases, students will be eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. The VA is actively working to identify Veterans who have previously applied for VA benefits and are affected by this change to notify them of this change and their potential eligibility for other VA educational assistance programs.
For more information, please call the VA at 1-888-GIBILL-1 (7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday) to speak with an Education Call Center Agent on questions about benefits or eligibility for education assistance programs.
We are proud to welcome veterans, active members of the Armed Forces and their family members to the University of Charleston. You’ve made an incredible contribution to our country. It’s our turn to help you make the transition to new goals and a new civilian career. At UC, we believe a university education is always within reach. We offer high-quality, accredited online learning opportunities that enable active service members to take their careers to the next level. Anytime. Anywhere. Online courses can be pursued through any of our three campus locations. Military veterans who attend the University of Charleston will soon feel at home among the faculty, staff, and fellow classmates. UC's commitment to current and former service personnel is reflected in the many benefits available to military students.
University of Charleston is committed to meeting the unique needs of veterans, military service members and their families. We welcome the opportunity to work with you during your higher education experience.
The campus leadership and community is dedicated to assisting veterans, military service members, and dependents receiving benefits. During your time at UC, the campus community will work with you in helping you achieve your academic and personal goals. The offices of admission and the registrar will assist with your reintegration process through admission, financial aid and enrollment. UC's certifying official will work with you and the VA to determine your benefits. Our aim is to seamlessly integrate veterans, military service members and dependents into UC's community while building awareness of military service. We thank you for your service and look forward to working with you in a shared experience going forward.
UC College is proud to be a Yellow Ribbon institution. Learn about Yellow Ribbon eligibility and other benefits at gibill.va.gov.
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