Verify school enrollment for GI Bill benefits
If you’re using Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, you can verify your enrollment for school or training on VA.gov. If you’re using Montgomery GI Bill benefits, you can verify your enrollment on the WAVE website. For other education benefits, keep reading to find out how to verify your enrollment.
For Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits
You can verify your enrollment online.
What information will you ask me to verify?
We’ll ask you to verify these 2 details about your enrollment:
- Your credit hours or clock hours
- The start and end dates of your enrollment for the month
Other ways to verify your enrollment for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits
We’ll send you a text when you start your program. We’ll ask if you want to verify your enrollment by text. If you respond “yes,” we’ll send you a text every month asking you to verify your enrollment.
If you choose not to get text messages or you don’t use texting, we’ll email you instead to verify your enrollment each month. We’ll send a message to the email address we have in our records for you.
You can verify your enrollment through Ask VA. In your message, be sure to include the dates of your enrollment in school or training.
For Montgomery GI Bill benefits
You’ll need to verify your enrollment each month using the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) system.
For other education benefits
You’ll need to verify your enrollment each month by email for Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC).
Include this information in your email:
- Your first name, middle initial, and last name, and
- The dates you were enrolled in training for the month
You’ll need to verify your enrollment each month for the Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship in 1 of these 2 ways:
We’ll send you a text asking if you want to get messages through our STEMText service. If you choose to get texts from us, we’ll send you a message each month by text asking you to verify your enrollment.
Note: When you verify your enrollment by text instead of email, you may get your housing payments faster. If you need to update your phone number, call us at 888-442-4551. We’re here Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.
You’ll need to email us each month with the dates of your enrollment in school or training.
What if I have other questions?
You can contact us online through Ask VA.