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How to Apply for Benefits

Veterans and dependents must begin the process by submitting the appropriate application to the VA. After completion of the online application, print a copy, and submit it to the PAU certifying official.
  • Are you eligible for educational benefits? If so, what are your options?
  • How do you apply for VA educational benefits? Apply Online.


Military/Veteran students are encouraged to apply for their benefits well in advance of anticipated enrollment to avoid unnecessary delays. When applying online, we recommend you have your DD Form 214 and banking information available.
Required Documents for PAU
  • Transfer students and continuing students who change programs within PAU should file the “Request for Change in Program or Place of Training (Form VA 22-1995).”
  • Continuing students need only notify the PAU Certifying Official (CO) of their enrollment intentions each term by forwarding their course schedule and requesting certification.




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