Welcome to Student Services
Military Veterans at WVU Parkersburg
West Virginia University at Parkersburg thanks you for your service to our nation and recognized your sacrifices and unique needs as a veteran student at our campus.
We are honored to have you as a member of the WVU Parkersburg family.
We believe that we offer all of our students a level of personal attention and opportunity to attain a quality education at one of the nation's most affordable tuitions.
Visit our Student Veteran Organization; the WVU Parkersburg Veterans Corps
Post 9/11 GI Bill/Chapter 33: The Post-9/11 GI Bill is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The Post-9/11 GI Bill will become effective for training on or after August 1, 2009. Apply at http://www.gibill.va.gov
Montgomery GI Bill/Chapter 30: (active duty or non active duty) must have served in the United States Armed Forces for a minimum period of two to four years and have been HONORABLY discharged prior to returning to school.
Montgomery GI Bill/Chapter 1606: (selected reserve) must have you completed Basic Training and AIT and are now assigned to a Reserve and/or West Virginia National Guard Unit. Please submit copy of DD214 and NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility). The NOBE is available from your assigned unit.
Montgomery GI Bill Chapter 1607: Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) called or ordered to active duty in response to war or national emergency (Contingency Operation) as declared by the President or Congress. This new program makes certain reservists, who are activated for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001, either eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits.
VA Vocational Rehabilitation/Chapter 31: (disabled Veterans) must make application with case worker and have disability rated. Veterans Certifying Official will receive Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Re-Entrance into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status.
Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program/Chapter 35: (for dependents and spouses of 100 % disabled or deceased Veterans) must complete Form 22-5490 and submit to Department of Veterans Affairs. Once a claim is established a Certificate of Eligibility will be issued to the dependent/spouse. The student should then make an appointment to see the Veterans Certifying Official, Jeff Scott (email@example.com, Phone: 304-424-8210, ext. 401, Office: 1212, Main Building)
if you have not applied for your Montgomery GI Bill Benefits:
Active Duty and Reserve Benefits (Chapter 30, 1606, and 1607,
Post 9/11 GI Bill.)
VA Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)
If you have used your GI Bill at another institution and are changing majors or institutions (Chapter 30, 1606, 33, 35 and 1607)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Parkersburg Financial Aid / VA Office