Please read through and identify what VA Forms are required according to the student's needs. Go to www.gibill.va.gov and click on Education Forms or Electronic Application Form to access the appropriate form(s). The student must fill out the form(s) completely and send, together with applicable documentation, to the Office of the Registrar, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49080-5256. For efficient handling of students' VA records, inquiries and other VA related problems, please contact the VA Benefits Coordinator, Brenda Hamlyn, Office of the Registrar, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49080-5256 (These forms are also available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/ or by request from the Registrar's Office, 3rd Floor, Seibert Administration Building.)
If the student is the veteran and has never used the VA educational benefits before, the required forms are available from the VA forms search web site:
If the student is the dependent and/or survivor of a Veteran, the form required is:
If the returning student wishes to change his/her program or place of training, and he/she is the veteran and has used the VA educational benefit before, the required forms are available from the VA forms search web site:
If the returning student is the dependent of a veteran who wish to change his/her program or place of training and has used the VA educational benefits previously, the form required is:
Married students must, likewise, submit a copy of their marriage certificate.
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