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For Service Members & Veterans

Transfer students who have used their benefits at a previous institution

Submit all forms to the Veteran Certification Department


Post-9/11 GI Bill Chapter 33

Apply online though the VA website for education benefits – Form 22-1990

Once your application is reviewed, the VA will issue a certificate of eligibility to qualified individuals. The certificate will contain basic eligibility information including months of entitlement, period of eligibility and benefit level.

Submit the following to the Veteran Certification Department:

We encourage you to explore the opportunities for institutional funding before opting to use your veterans benefits.


Vocational Rehabilitation - Veterans with service connected disabilities (Chapter 31)

  • Apply online though the VA website for education benefits – Form 28-1900
  • Consultation with a Dept. of Veteran Affairs Voc Rehab Counselor, call 313-471-3800.
  • Submit Veterans Certification Request Form to the Veteran Certification Department, once registered.

Montgomery GI BILL – Veterans, Active Duty Military, Reservist, and National Guard members

Chapters 30, 1606 & 1607

Apply online though the VA website for education benefits – Form 22-1990

Submit the following to the Veteran Certification Department:

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For Family Members

Post-9/11 GI Bill Chapter 33  

Apply online though the VA website for education benefits – Form 22-1990

Once your application is reviewed, the VA will issue a certificate of eligibility to qualified individuals. The certificate will contain basic eligibility information including months of entitlement, period of eligibility and benefit level.

Submit the following to the Veteran Certification Department:


Post-9/11 GI Bill – Transfer of Entitlement to Spouse/Dependent Child

  • Service members: Visit the milConnect website for instructions on how to request the transfer of benefits to a dependent or spouse.
  • Student: Once the request is approved, the family member using the benefit must submit a request for a certificate of eligibility to the VA. The family member should use VA Form 22-1990e and can apply online though the VA website.
    Submit the following to the U of M Veteran Certification Department:

Survivors/Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA), Chapter 35

Point of Contact
Office of the Registrar
Tara McQueen
Certifying Official
LSA Suite 5000
Phone: 734-763-9066
Email: tarac@umich.edu

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website.