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Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill

The Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (Chapter 30) provides up to 36 months of educational benefits to service members with at least two years of active duty. This benefit is typically payable for 10 years following a service member’s release from active duty.

For more information regarding benefits available under this program, visit the GI Bill website.

Documents may be submitted by fax at 972-883-2947 or email at [email protected].

New Students – 1st Semester Using Benefits at UT Dallas

Step One – Complete one of the following forms:

  • VA Form 22-1990 – Veterans applying for Chapter 30 for the first time vets.gov
  • VA Form 22-1995 – Veterans who are transferring from another institution VONAPP

Step Two – Submit the necessary documentation to UT Dallas:

  • VA Certificate of Eligibility
  • Official Academic Degree Plan, signed by your academic advisor (current class enrollment must be included on the degree plan)
  • Member 4 Copy of DD214
  • Official copy of your military transcript submitted to the Office of Enrollment Services
  • UT Dallas Veterans Fact Sheet

Step Three – Check your UT Dallas email address:

  • Once certified, a notification will be sent ONLY to your UT Dallas email address with your certification information.

Renewal Certification (Continuing Students) – Required EACH semester

Step One

  • Register for your classes.
  • Turn in an online certification form; instructions can be found here.

Step Two – Check your UT Dallas email address:

  • Once certified, a notification will be sent ONLY to your UT Dallas email address with your certification information.
  • Instructions to check the status of the online certification form can be found here.

Additional Resources

Current Payment Rates

Chapter 30 Pamphlet on VA.gov