New Veteran Student Checklist

In order to effectively and efficiently take advantage of your GI Bill educational benefits, there are only 2 critical pieces of information/documentation that are needed (for tuition payment, BAH, Yellow Ribbon awards, Veteran Scholarship, etc.) –Certificate of Eligibility and DD-214.

Have you applied for your GI Bill?

  • If yes, please visit osapaperless.pace.edu, login using your Pace credentials and complete the "Veterans Request for Enrollment Certification" paperless form.
  • If yes, and you have received your Certificate of Eligibility (COE), please email it to veteranaffairs@pace.eduor fax it to (914) 989-8789 and indicate that you have applied to Pace University (where you intend on) using your GI Bill educational benefits.
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  • If no, please visit http://www.gibill.va.govand follow the link to “Apply For Benefits” (http://www.gibill.va.gov/apply-for-benefits/application/); this will bring you to the Veterans Online Application (VONAPP) system. The process takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

 

Have you provided a copy of your DD-214?

 

Have you met with an academic advisor?

  • If yes, please visit osapaperless.pace.edu, login using your Pace credentials and complete the "Veterans Request for Enrollment Certification" paperless form.
  • If no, please contact the advising offices at the school (Dyson, Lubin, etc.) to make an appointment to speak/meet with an adviser.

 You can contact your advisor by phone or email to make an appointment here!

 

Have you registered for classes?

  • If yes, please visit osapaperless.pace.edu, login using your Pace credentials and complete the "Veterans Request for Enrollment Certification" paperless form.
  • If no, please contact an academic adviser in order to meet, plan a schedule, and then register in person with OSA or online via http://portal.pace.edu

 

Veteran’s Responsibility: If you wish to utilize your GI BILL/VA Educational benefits please visit osapaperless.pace.edu, login using your Pace credentials and complete the "Veterans Request for Enrollment Certification" paperless form. This procedure must be completed for each and every semester that you wish to utilize your benefits once you officially registered for courses and finalized your schedule. PLEASE NOTE- In the event that you make any changes to your enrollment status (add/drop of a course or courses) after your request has been fulfilled you must re-visit osapaperless.pace.edu and re-complete the aforementioned form.

 

Important, Please Note: Federal guidelines stipulate that all students receiving Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill or Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill must verify their enrollment each month in order to receive their educational benefits. Students can complete this process via the automated phone system at (877) 823-2378 and follow the prompts, or visit the Web Automated Verification or Enrollment (WAVE) website at http://www.gibill.va.gov.