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Important VA Announcement

  • The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline and online chat.

Veterans and their families and friends can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 , chat online , or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Learn more about the Veterans Crisis Line and what VA is doing to help Veterans who face serious challenges or may be at risk of suicide.

To Apply for VA Benefits

Please see GI Bill.

VA Education Benefits Contact Telephone - 1-888-GIBILL1 (442-4551)

Applying for Initial VA Benefits at Vanderbilt

The following documents are required to begin your educational benefits:

Applying for Continuing VA Benefits at Vanderbilt

Students receiving VA Benefits must submit the following forms EVERY SEMESTER:

VA-1 Form for Chapter 33 and most recent COE (certificate of eligibility)


VA-1 Form and most recent COE (certificate of eligibility)

All completed forms should be returned to the Vanderbilt VA Certifying Official in the University Registrar’s Office in the Baker Building, Suite 110.

VA Certifying Official
Vanderbilt University
Office of the University Registrar
PMB 407701
110 21st Avenue South, Suite 110
Nashville, TN 37240-7701

Chapter 30-Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty

Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation

Chapter 32-Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

Chapter 33-Post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act

Chapter 35-Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

Chapter 1606-Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

Chapter 1607 (REAP)

Yellow Ribbon Program

If you have additional questions that are not addressed on this website, please call our office at (615) 322-7701 or send an email to university.registrar@vanderbilt.edu.