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Post – 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

Post – 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

***Starting Friday, December 17, 2021, all students using Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) GI Bill Educational Benefits, who receive Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) and/or kicker payments will be required monthly to verify their enrollment status monthly to continue receiving their payments.*** More information click here.  

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Post – 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

What the Benefit covers:

CSU Application Fee: NO

CSUSB Confirmation Deposit: Yes, please request to get this fee waived using this Qualtrics form or email Jespinoza@csusb.edu with proof of benefits. 

CSUSB Tuition and Fees: YES, all mandatory campus fees. 

Books and Supplies: $1,000 per. academic year. 

Basic Housing Allowance (BAH) or Monthly Housing Allowance: Yes, see rates.

Stipend at the end of the month: NO

Full Time/Part Time at: CSUSB 

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What the Benefit covers:

CSU Application Fee: NO

CSUSB Confirmation Deposit: Yes, please request to get this fee waived using this Qualtrics form or email Jespinoza@csusb.edu with proof of benefits. 

CSUSB Tuition and Fees: YES, all mandatory campus fees. 

Books and Supplies: $1,000 per. academic year. 

Basic Housing Allowance (BAH) or Monthly Housing Allowance: Yes, see rates.

Stipend at the end of the month: NO

Full Time/Part Time at: CSUSB 

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What the Benefit covers:

CSU Application Fee: NO

CSUSB Confirmation Deposit: Yes, please request to get this fee waived using this Qualtrics form or email Jespinoza@csusb.edu with proof of benefits. 

CSUSB Tuition and Fees: YES, all mandatory campus fees. 

Books and Supplies: $1,000 per. academic year. 

Basic Housing Allowance (BAH) or Monthly Housing Allowance: Yes, see rates.

Stipend at the end of the month: NO

Full Time/Part Time at: CSUSB 

New Students Using VA Benefits at CSUSB: 
  • Apply to CSUSB and get fully admitted. 
  • Apply for Educational Benefits and obtain a Certificate of Eligibility for this benefit. (Takes an average of 30 business days to receive results from the VA.)
  • Pay confirmation deposit when it's due or email vsc@csusb.edu letting us know that you will be using Chapter 33. You must provide proof of eligibility. 
  • Attend Student orientation (SOAR).
  • Register for CSUSB courses. Courses must be degree applicable in order for the School Certifying Official SCO to certify your enrollment. 
  • Certify your enrollment at CSUSB using your MyCoyote Portal. 
  • First certification will be sent to the VA at the beginning of the term or when you requested. No tuition and fees will be reported. CSUSB will place a deferment on your account so, you do not get dropped due to non-payment.
  • After you have been Certified for the semester at the end of the month you will have to verify your enrollment with the VA. VERIFY YOUR CHAPTER 33 ENROLLMENT- INSTRUCTIONS (FAQ-PDF)
  • Second certification will be sent to the VA after census date. Tuition and fees will be reported and any other changes in your enrollment. Any courses not selected for certification will not be certified. 

 

Continuing Students Using Benefits:
  • Check for CSUSB department HOLDS, Advising Holds, MMR HOLDS, Etc. 
  • Check your registration date and prepare your courses using your CSUSB MyCoyote student portal. 
  • Request certification using your Student Portal if you will be using benefits. You will have to certify every semester after you have registered for courses. Delaying this step can delay your stipend payments.
  • First certification will be sent to the VA at the beginning of the term or when you requested. No tuition and fees will be reported. CSUSB will place a deferment on your account so, you do not get dropped due to non-payment.  
  • VERIFY YOUR CHAPTER 33 ENROLLEMNT- INSTRUCTIONS (FAQ-PDF)
  • Second certification will be sent to the VA after census date. Tuition and fees will be reported and any other changes in your enrollment. Any courses not selected for certification will not be certified. 

 

After Certification is received through your student portal:
  • School Certifying Official (SCO) will check your courses against your educational plan -PAWS report. 
  • First certification will be sent to the VA at the beginning of the term or when you requested. No tuition and fees will be reported. CSUSB will place a deferment on your account so, you do not get dropped due to non-payment.  
  • VERIFY YOUR CHAPTER 33 ENROLLEMNT- INSTRUCTIONS (FAQ-PDF)
  • Second certification will be sent to the VA after census date. Tuition and fees will be reported and any other changes in your enrollment. Any courses not selected for certification will not be certified. 

 

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