Military & Veteran Benefits

Get assistance in applying for federal educational benefits

The Office of the Registrar acts as a liaison between the government and students who are receiving Veteran’s Affairs (VA) educational benefits. Only the VA determines if a student is eligible to receive educational benefits.

The University of Saint Joseph is approved for the training of military personnel, veterans, and for children of veterans under the appropriate chapter of Title 38, the United States code. To apply for educational benefits please contact the VA at 888-GIBILL-1 (888.442.4551). Or, visit their website.

The University will not charge VA students (Chapter 33 and 31) a late fee while awaiting tuition and fee funds from VA. The school may apply fees to VA students with eligibility less than 100%, prorated to the percentage of charges not covered by VA benefits.

Learn about program costs, and read more information about Financial Aid. Students receiving VA educational benefits may also receive federal financial aid. For more information on financial aid please the contact the department at 860.231.5223 or [email protected].

Yellow Ribbon Program VA Benefits Education Guide Resources for Veterans


Contact Us

Connect with staff at USJ who can help you with your benefits.

Please direct all questions related to Veteran Educational Benefits to Justin Slater in the Registrar’s Office at 860.231.5505. For financial aid questions, please contact the financial aid office.

Location:
The Office of the Registrar
1st Floor, McDonough Hall
Fax: 860.231.8396

Office Hours:
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Most Common USJ Contacts

Bursar/Cashier’s Office
860.231.5278
[email protected]

Justin Slater
Veteran School Certifying Official
860.231.5505
[email protected]

Stacey Downing
Associate Director of Financial Aid
860.231.5373
[email protected]

Melanie Sinche
Director of Career Development
860.231.5228
[email protected]

Office of Admissions
860.231.5216
[email protected]

Valerie Wilson, M.Ed.
Assistant Director, Career Development Center
860.231.5551
[email protected]

Center for Academic Excellence
860.231.5514
[email protected]

Counseling and Wellness Center
860.231.5530
[email protected]

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