SIU is approved to offer G.I. Bill® educational benefits by the FL State Approving Agency. These benefits included are listed below.
If you know you are eligible for one of these benefits, please review the appropriate benefit located below to apply to use this benefit. If you are unsure of your eligibility or entitlement, please contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at (888) 442-4551. For questions regarding usage of your VA benefits at San Ignacio University please contact one of our School Certifying Officials (SCOs) at 305-629-2929 x4015.
Veterans deserve to use the educational benefits they earned and we, at San Ignacio University, are pleased and honored to help them use those benefits.
We welcome you to our university and we hope that you benefit significantly from your studies.
Chapter 30-Montgomery Gi Bill® (MGIB)
The MGIB program provides up to 36 months of educational benefits. This benefit can be used for degree and certification programs, flight training, apprenticeship, on-the-job training, and remote courses. Remediation, deficiency and actualization courses may be approved under certain circumstances. Generally, benefits are paid for 10 years after release from active duty. This program is also commonly known as Chapter 30.
Visit the GI Bill® website for a more detailed description of Chapter 30 benefits.
Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
This benefit is designed to help veterans with a service-related disability to obtain the chosen service and to maintain employment. A service-related disability classification is required as part of the eligibility requirements. Veterans must apply for vocational rehabilitation through the county's Veterans Services Office. They will receive guidance from the DVA Division of Vocational Counseling and Rehabilitation regarding application and admission requirements.
Visit GI Bill® for more information on benefits from Chapter 31.
Please note that the case manager must provide VA Form 1905 to the university to process your benefits.
Locate a Vocational Rehabilitation Center
Chapter 33: GI Bill® prior to September 11
GI Bill® prior to September 11, received Chapter 33, offers the following benefits to veterans:
Tuition and annual fees of $ 23,671.94. Please note that this amount is subject to change based on VA annual allowances.
Funding for books and supplies up to $ 1,000 per year.
Chapter 35- Survivors and Dependents Assistance (DEA)
Visit the GI Bill® website for a more detailed description of Chapter 35 benefits.
Chapter 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill® for the Selected Reserve (MGIB – SR)
The MGIB-SR program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. Veterans may be entitled to receive up to 36 months of education benefits. Benefit entitlement ends 14 years from the date of eligibility for the program, or on the day the service member has left the selected reserve. The VA pays a monthly stipend based on the number of credits taken in the academic program.
Visit the GI Bill® website for a more detailed description of Chapter 1606 benefits.
Chapter 1607- Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP)
REAP is an educational benefit programs of the Department of Defense of the U.S.A. designed to provide educational assistance to reserve members called or ordered to active duty in response to war or national emergency (contingency operation) as declared by the President of the United States and/or Congress. The Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security will determine who is eligible for the program. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will administer the program and pay benefits from funds contributed by the Department of Defense. The VA pays a percentage of the Montgomery GI Law based on the total length of active-duty service and the number of credits taken in the academic program.
Visit the GI Bill® website for a more detailed description of Chapter 1607 benefits.
Important Avoid Delays and Overpayments
Notify immediately to the FA office at SIU if you are changing your credit hours or if you are withdrawing from the school. If you do not do it, you may causa delays or overpayments.
What forms do I need to submit to SIU?
Click here for more information about documents and forms.
For more information, contact the VA Certification Officer at SIU.
VA Certifying Official
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm ESTVA Isakson and Roe Section 1018
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has assigned SIU to the Muskogee Regional Processing Office.
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Muskogee Regional Processing Office
P.O. Box 8888
Muskogee, OK 74402-8888