Veterans Request for Certification
Returning Undergraduates Only"
(Not for Graduate students or Alabama
Dependent Scholarship recipients)
Military Friendly School
(Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership
Veteran Student Outreach Liaison (VSOL)
Academic Year U.S.A. will be a
Yellow Ribbon School!
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on your individual situation you may require more financial assistance
than the G.I Bill alone will offer. Veteran and dependents may also
be eligible for additional financial aid. For information on financial
aid please go to http://www.southalabama.edu/finaid/apply.html
All veterans, veterans’ dependents,
and active duty personnel may utilize services provided by the Office
of Veterans Affairs located in Suite 2300 of Meisler Hall. Our mailing
address is, Office of Veteran Affairs 309 Alumni Circle Suite 2300 Mobile,
AL 36688. This office is operated by staff
members of the University of South Alabama, not the Department of Veteran
Affairs. All degree programs are approved for the education of
veterans, service members, and dependents of veterans eligible for benefits
under the programs of the state and federal Department of Veterans Affairs.
New veteran students should report to the Office
of Veterans Affairs at the time of application to the university. Certification
for benefits must be requested in writing
and signed by an advisor for each term.
Because of the recent changes in benefit allowances
and VA policies students using VA benefits should regularly visit the
VA home page at www.gibill.va.gov.
Students should also maintain regular contact with the Office of Veterans
Affairs at (251) 460-6230 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students receiving veteran's benefits are responsible
for the payment of all tuition and fees at the time of registration.
Post 9/11 students may be an exception.
It is the student’s responsibility to assure that all requests
for VA and Federal Tuition Assistance are submitted in advance and in
a timely manner. A payment plan is offered through the University of
South Alabama Federal Credit Union. For more information about this
plan call (251)706-0255.
Information regarding VA benefits, including eligibility,
payment information, remaining entitlement, or the address of the nearest
regional office is available through the VA at 1-888-GIBILL1 (1-888-442-4551)
or online at http://www.gibill.va.gov.
For information concerning "Transfer Credit
from Military Service School", see the 'Enrollment Services' Section
of the USA Bulletin.
Office of Veterans Affairs
390 Alumni Circle
Meisler Hall, Suite 2300
Mobile, AL 36688
Telephone: (251) 460-6230
Fax: (251) 460-6016