The Application Process
Being admitted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program at Belmont and accessing your veteran education benefits involve two separate application processes: applying to your degree program AND applying to the VA for your educational benefits.
Once you have been accepted to Belmont, and have applied for your VA benefits, submit the following documents (as applicable to your chapter of eligibility) to Belmont by any of the following means:E-Mail:
Office of the Registrar
Gabhart Student Center
1900 Belmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37212.
A COE is generally received from the VA within 3-6 weeks of applying for benefits. A copy of this document is REQUIRED for the student file and is necessary for VA certification. Upon approval and receipt of your COE or your VA Award Letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, submit a copy to the Belmont University School Certifying Official in the Registrar's Office prior to your first semester of enrollment.
Submit a photocopy of your DD214 (member-4 copy) for all service periods if you are the service member.
A Notice of Basic Eligibility is required of those students utilizing chapter 1606 benefits.
Submit official transcripts for any other college coursework earned.
Undergraduate and graduate Yellow Ribbon Program recipients must submit the Yellow Ribbon Election form before the following deadlines:
August 1st: matriculating in the fall semester
December 1st: matriculating in the spring semester
May 1st: matriculating during summer session
All VA benefit recipients must fulfill the listed requirements and sign the VA Student Responsibilities Checklist.
All VA Benefit recipients must complete, sign, and submit Belmont University Statement of Responsibility form.
Second Degree and Graduate students must submit their Program of Study prior to their first semester of enrollment.
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 Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.