VA Benefits: How do I apply for Veterans Benefits at UMUC?

Apply for VA Benefits
If this is your first time requesting veterans benefits, complete the Veterans Online Application (VONAPP), The application takes 4-8 weeks to process, after which time you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). You can enroll in classes while the application is being processed.

Once you've received your COE, send a copy to the Veterans Certification Office:

If you are using Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation, you'll also need to submit a copy of the VA Form 28-1905 to the Veterans Certification Office. Veterans can request the VA Form 28-1905 from their VA case manager and should submit it to:

If you previously used veterans benefits at another institution, you will need to complete a VONAPP to change your place of training. You will not receive another Certificate of Eligibility (COE), but you can request a duplicate copy if you are no longer in possession of the original copy.

Click here to learn more about using your Veterans Benefits at UMUC.

Additional questions regarding Veteran's Benefits eligibility should be directed to the US Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-442-4551.