Step-by-step guide to utilizing VA educational benefits at CMU
___ 2. Apply for VA Educational Benefits
Go to the Department of Veterans Affairs website at https://www.va.gov/education/how-to-apply
and click the green "Find your education benefits form". You may have to create a DS Logon. When you click "submit" a confirmation screen will appear. Take a screenshot of the confirmation page and save it. Chapter 1606 (MGIB-SR): Contact your unit for a Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) DD form 2384-1. The unit should also code your eligibility into the Department of Defense personnel system so VA may verify.
___ 3. Get your global ID and password
Once you have been granted an admission status by CMU, you receive your Global ID and create a password. Now you can access your online Enrollment Certification Request form at cmich.edu/veterans/ecr
. Go to the ECR form, sign in and attach the screenshot of your confirmation page. Close the page. It will save your information for you without submitting the form.
___4. Present Proof of Eligibility for VA Educational Benefits to the VRC
When you are approved for benefits, the VA will mail a Certificate of Eligibility to the address you provided on the application. Attach a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility to your online Enrollment Certification Request
___ 5. Students Transferring from another College or University
___ 6. Register for Classes and submit your ECR form
Link to USDVA for Benefit Descriptions:
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.