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As a veteran or military student, you may be eligible to claim VA benefits at USD by meeting the eligibility requirements of one of the following categories:

VA Educational Benefits

The VA may also reimburse for national exams (like CLEP or DSST), where students may receive credit for selected courses, or to take a test for college admission requirements (such as GRE and GMAT). You will need to fill out VA Form 22-0810. There are dollar amount limits that will determine how many months of benefits you will be charged. If you have any questions about this process you should call the VA; 888-442-4551. You may need to contact your advisor or Registrar's Office to determine eligible courses and degree requirements.

You may also use your GI Bill® to reimburse for licensure or certification fees. For these, you will need to fill out VA Form 22-0803. There are dollar amount limits that will determine how many months of benefits you will be charged. There are many restrictions; if you have any questions about this process you should call the VA; 888-442-4551.

Upon leaving the university, you may be able to use remaining GI Bill® benefits for on-the-job training

. You will need to contact your state or county Veterans' office. Employers who are not already participating in this program can apply. Any questions should be directed to the VA: 888-442-4551 or your state's military affairs department or county veterans representative.

Military Benefits

State Benefits

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