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Veteran Certification Forms

Required forms

Please read through and identify what VA Forms are required according to the student's needs. Go to www.gibill.va.govlinks to site away from Registrar's Office 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/links to site away from Registrar's Office or by request from the Registrar's Office, 3rd Floor, Seibert Administration Building.)

More information available at www.vba.va.gov/ or the facilities locator and directory.

Educational assistance for new students

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:

  • 22-1990 or fill out online at VONAPP: Application for Education Benefits
  • 21-686c: Declaration of Status of Dependents (if applicable)

If the student is the dependent and/or survivor of a Veteran, the form required is:

  • 22-5490: Application for Survivors' and Dependents'

Educational assistance for returning students

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:

  • 22-1995: Request for Change of Program or Place of Training
  • 21-686c: Declaration of Status of Dependents (if applicable)

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:

  • 22-5495: Request for Change of Program or Place of Training (Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance)

Please note-important informationMarried students must, likewise, submit a copy of their marriage certificate.

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Office of the Registrar
1903 W Michigan Ave
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5256 USA
269 387-4300 | 269 387-3545
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