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Application for Benefits

You may apply for or switch your GI Bill benefits to the University of Louisville at

  • To apply, click "Apply for Education Benefits"
  • To switch your benefits to the University of Louisville, click "Change Your Current Education Benefits"

Active Duty/Veterans

Post 9/11 GI Bill: 22-1990

Chapter 30 Active Duty GI Bill: 22-1990 


Post 9/11 GI Bill Transferee: 22-1990e

Chapter 35 Dependents Education Assistance: 22-5490

You will need to apply for your benefits no later than the date provided below to allow for plenty of time to process your application benefits. However, applying by this date does not guarantee that your application will be processed before the semester begins. Upon approval, the student will receive a CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY verifying the amount of benefits and months of entitlement available. The VA Certifying Official will need a copy for your file

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: March 1

Section 702

Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Department of Veteran Affairs is required to establish eligibility.

Enacted by Congress as of 7/1/2015

  • State of Kentucky's application section 702
    • Section 7, (4): A person eligible for benefits under the federal Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008, 38 U.S.C. 3301-3325, or any other educational benefits provided under Title 38 of the United States Code shall be entitled to Kentucky resident status for purposes of tuition charged at state-supported institutions. 

GI Bill Benefits

Chapter 1606 Montgomery GI SR

Chapter 30 Active Duty GI Bill

Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill

Active Duty/Veterans

Transfer of Entitlement to Spouse/Child(ren)

Chapter 35 Dependent Education Assistance